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Here you will find our various musings about the world of Fair Trade and Ethical Consumerism, along with general information about our company, suppliers and products.

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    Thursday, 6 August 2020  |  Joanna
    New: Loyalty Points

    To reward our best customers (which is all of you!) we've introduced a loyalty points system.
    Earn 1 point for every 1 you spend.
    Each point is worth 10p, and when you get to 5 worth you can spend them on anything on the site.
    So every time you spend 50 with us you receive 5 off your next order - or carry on saving up for more discount.

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    Friday, 17 July 2020  |  Joanna
    Refillable Water Bottles

    Our brand new range of copper water bottles from Tilnar Art is made from copper and features designs from Meg Hawkins.

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    Tuesday, 7 July 2020  |  Joanna
    World Chocolate Day

    World Chocolate Day - what could be better? In the UK we eat over 11kg of chocolate on average making us the biggest chocoholics in Europe. Our chocolate is all Fairtrade and comes from companies dedicated to sharing the love with everyone in the supply chain.

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    Thursday, 25 June 2020  |  Joanna
    Keep KitKat Fairtrade

    On Tuesday 23 June Nestle announced that its ten year commitment to sourcing Fairtrade cocoa and sugar for its KitKat bars would come to an end in October 2020. Read on to find out what this means for farmers and what we can do about it.

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    Thursday, 18 June 2020  |  Joanna
    Fair Trade Face Masks

    From Monday 15 June the UK government has made it mandatory to wear a face covering on public transport and some small shops are making it mandatory as well

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    Tuesday, 9 June 2020  |  Joanna

    A Twitter exchange between Yorkshire tea, PG Tips and some people who don't respect the fact that Black Lives Matter caused the hashtag #solidaritea to start trending. But what does real solidarity look like in the context of tea?

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    Friday, 5 June 2020  |  Joanna
    World Environment Day

    Friday 5 June is World Environment Day, focussing on biodiversity.
    One of the Ten Principles of Fair Trade concerns Respect for the Environment. We're looking at what our suppliers are doing to make sure they promote biodiversity and protect the

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    Friday, 29 May 2020  |  Joanna
    National Biscuit Day

    Friday 29 May is National Biscuit Day - find out how our Fairtrade biscuits support farmers and taste great!

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    Thursday, 14 May 2020  |  Joanna
    World Fair Trade Day 9 May 2020

    Saturday 9 May was World Fair Trade Day. This year's themes were Fair Trade Solidarity and Planet Fair Trade. Find out more about what happened

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    Friday, 24 April 2020  |  Joanna
    Fashion Revolution Week - Friday

    For fashion to be sustainable we need to ask who made our clothing and accessories.

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