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Since our statement about cocoa farmers’ concerns regarding KitKat moving away from Fairtrade, we have received many messages of support for farmers, as well as some questions. We have also seen questions on social media, so we would like to answer as many as we can.
Nurturing biodiversity and reducing carbon footprint is the name of the game with CLAC PIP’s banana improvements We all love bananas and they are a staple food in our diet and our shopping trolley. Increasingly people are concerned about where their food comes from and how it is produced, so they choose Fairtrade and other…
All over the world families have found a major side effect of the pandemic has been the increasing difficulty of finding nursery care for younger children, and widespread school closures.
Cocoa co-operative in Peru uses Fairtrade CLAC’s Relief Fund to finance biosafety measures to prevent COVID-19 contagion.
Tim Aldred, the Fairtrade Foundation’s Head of Policy, said: ‘We are very disappointed by this deep cut to UK aid. It falls at a time when hundreds of thousands are losing work in some of the poorest parts of the world, and extreme poverty and hunger are rising dramatically.
Eileen was an expert in media and PR: never in the limelight and never needing or desiring to be. It may sound like a contradiction, but Eileen was self-effacing and modest while having complete confidence that her skillset would help propel the organisations she worked for into the spotlight and deliver their messages to an audience of millions.
A guide to eating delicious Fairtrade ice cream that supports farmers to care for the planet and receive a fair income for their goods; a win-win situation!
Fairtrade measures to protect human rights and tackle the effects of COVID in food supply chains have been acknowledged in a discussion paper by Oxfam, From Risk to Resilience.
In 2019, we launched an ambitious new public campaign, one that would ask our government and the chocolate industry (worth £4billion in the UK alone) to lead the way to a sustainable future for cocoa farmers.
Fairtrade coffee co-op earns more than £190,000 with ground-breaking clean cooking carbon credit project
Women Fairtrade coffee co-operative members from Ethiopia have been the first to earn carbon credits from clean cooking.
Library of useful resources regarding public procurement including links, videos and reports.
Toast to Fair Trade in public procurement.
Read about the successes of four European public authorities, which were rewarded for their Fair Trade cotton commitments at the European Fair Trade Cotton Procurement Awards ceremony in Bremen, Germany.
As part of any Licence Agreement with the Fairtrade Foundation, all registered operators must be able to meet and demonstrate compliance with the Fairtrade Trader Standards and Product Standards.
Take these four steps to certify your product for Fairtrade
New graduates of the Women’s School of Leadership in Côte d’Ivoire forge a new path for women cocoa farmers
In Côte d’Ivoire, women and men are working together to break down gender stereotypes in cocoa farming communities, and building up a new model of women as entrepreneurs and leaders.
Mossley Fairtrade group worked closely with ReCreate, a local community arts & craft group based at The Vale, Mossley and funded by Global Grooves & People’s Health Trust, to create artwork sharing in a creative way the messages of the last two Fairtrade Fortnights.
Haworth Fairtrade Group’s successful and inventive Fairtrade Fortnight 2019 event.
Tees Valley Fairtrade groups (Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Stockton) worked together for Fairtrade Fortnight on a project to raise awareness of Fairtrade in general and in particular the problems faced by cocoa farmers.
Media coverage and events raise awareness and understanding of Fairtrade across the community.
St Andrews made the most of their tenth anniversary as a Fairtrade Town in 2015 by supporting The Open to make a firm and ongoing commitment to Fairtrade.