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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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    Fair Trade

    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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    1 CommentTuesday, 9 June 2020  |  Joanna
    Solidaritea

    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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    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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    Thursday, 23 April 2020  |  Joanna
    Fashion Revolution Week - Thursday

    The collapse of the Rana Plaza factory complex showed how the people who make our fast fashion are treated.

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    Wednesday, 22 April 2020  |  Joanna
    Fashion Revolution Week - Wednesday

    The choices we make can have a big impact on workers in low income countries

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    Tuesday, 21 April 2020  |  Joanna
    Fashion Revolution Week - Tuesday

    Fashion Revolution Week gives us the opportunity to think about how we shop, the choices we make and how we can have a positive effect on the people who make the products we buy

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    Monday, 20 April 2020  |  Joanna
    Fashion Revolution Week - Monday

    Fashion Revolution Week commemorates the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in April 2013.
    We're encouraged to think about what we buy and our impact on other people and the environment.

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    Friday, 6 March 2020  |  Joanna
    Fairtrade Fortnight - Choose wisely

    Millions of farmers and workers in agricultural communities in poor countries are among the worlds most vulnerable to the climate crisis and the ever more unpredictable weather, natural disasters and disease outbreaks.

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