The Annual Fairtrade Fortnight campaign, which kicks off on Monday 21 February, is set to highlight the impact of the climate crisis on cocoa and other commodities – as well as renewing its call for fairer incomes for farmers.
Good4U’s Breakfast Boosts, Prewett’s range of ‘Enrobed’ indulgent gluten free cookies and the new variants of Propercorn’s Fairtrade accredited popcorn are among some of the trendsetters that answering the demand for conscious indulgence, an experience...
Fairtrade International has said the number of farmers and workers benefitting from the system increased by 13% in 2011 as the food and drink industry continues to pledge its support, according to a new report.
A new minimum price for Fairtrade organic cocoa, which comes into force early next year, will act as an income safety net for growers amid ongoing price volatility in the sector, according to the organization behind the standard.
UK consumers have a great desire to learn about conditions for food producers in poor countries, a new survey indicates, which food manufacturers can satisfy by flagging up their ethical sourcing efforts.
Worldwide consumers spent over €2.3bn on Fairtrade certified
products in 2007, a 47 per cent increase on the previous year,
according to figures from Fairtrade Labelling Organizations
UK retailer Waitrose has become the latest store to target the
mounting number of ethically-minded consumers this Christmas with a
new range of Fairtrade chocolates hitting shelves in time for the
festive shopping spree.
Cafédirect, the UK's largest supplier of ethical tea and coffee
under the Fairtrade mark, has reported record sales for the year to
end March - a performance which confirms the growing importance of
ethical food and drink products...
A chocolate cake made using ingredients from Fairtrade, the UK
organisation which guarantees fair prices for producers in some of
the world's poorest regions, is the latest own label product launch
by the UK's Co-op Group.