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Fairtrade Easter Eggs

Have a cracking Easter this year with Fairtrade, and know your choice means cocoa farmers earn a fairer wage for their work.

2 min read | March 18, 2024

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3 Fairtrade farmers tackling the climate crisis

Foncho, Sadick, Liliane and Mauro are tackling the impact of climate change so they can keep growing the foods we love in the UK.

6 min read | December 12, 2023

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Deborah Osei-Mensah Fairtrade ambassador

Deborah’s story: ‘There is hope if there is certification.’

Fairtrade ambassador Deborah Osei-Mensah explains how Fairtrade farmers are tackling climate change – and what world leaders need to do.

3 min read | November 11, 2022

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Halloween Divine Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Halloween chocolate sandwich cookies recipe

These spooky vegan cookies are an easy Halloween bake. Even better, they are made with Fairtrade Divine cocoa powder.

2 min read | October 26, 2022

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A handful of Cocoa beans being held up above a large bag of beans

Three reasons to be excited about our partnership with Mars

We’ve listed three elements of the Mars, Fairtrade and ECOOKIM partnership that highlight why this programme is novel, ambitious and urgently needed.

4 min read | April 21, 2022

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Bismark Kpabitey, a Fairtrade cocoa farmer and a member of Kuapa Kokoo, based in the Ahafo region of Ghana

Meet cocoa farmer Bismark

We spoke to Bismark Kpabitey, a Fairtrade cocoa farmer and a member of Kuapa Kokoo in Ghana about his life as a cocoa farmer and the issues he and other farmers face as a result of climate change.

4 min read | February 10, 2022

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Portrait of Diakite Salimata by house

How the Women’s School of Leadership transformed Diakete Salimata’s life

Diakete Salimata aged 49 is a member of the SCAANIAS cocoa co-operative and based in a small village near the…

3 min read | September 29, 2021

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Chocolate bar carved with symbols representing Fairtrade - tap, tree, logo, corn, gender signs, plate with cutlery, money, two people sat on a bench looking at the symbols

Love Chocolate, hate injustice? 6 reasons to choose Fairtrade

We all love chocolate but like most things in life, if you look more closely at the wrapper you can find out a lot more about the conditions under which the beans in your bar were produced.

6 min read | July 7, 2021

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Portrait of Kouao Amah, Cocoa Farmer, Côte d'Ivoire - photo by Chris Terry (2019)

Meet Kouao Amah – the farmer behind your chocolate bar

We’re celebrating the cocoa farmers in West Africa who grow the beans for our chocolate by sharing their stories

3 min read | July 6, 2021

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Palm trees

Why the UK’s Environment Bill is an important step in tackling illegal deforestation

By Alice Lucas. Deforestation is the second biggest cause of climate change after fossil fuels and accounts for 11% of…

4 min read | May 11, 2021

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