Welcome to our blog

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.

To help you navigate the blog, all posts have been divided into the following Blog Categories:

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    Friday, 18 September 2020  |  Joanna
    World Bamboo Day

    World Bamboo Day is held on 18 September every year. It gives us the opportunity to think about this incredibly versatile material and how we can use it in environmentally friendly and sustainable products.

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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, 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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    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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    Wednesday, 18 March 2020  |  Joanna
    Coronavirus and fair trade

    The impact of the new COVID-19 coronavirus will be life changing for all of us - even those who don't contract the virus will be impacted by those around us who are affected.
    Read more about how coronavirus is affecting the people involved in fair trade, including us:

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    Tuesday, 17 September 2019  |  Joanna
    Supplier Focus: Black Yak

    Black Yak are specialists in Nepalese knitwear. They have been working with their artisans in Nepal for over 20 years.

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    Wednesday, 1 May 2019  |  Joanna
    New Recycled Aluminium ranges

    Introducing our brand new recycled aluminium ornaments in a range of colours.
    Choose from blues and greens in our nautical, marine themed dishes, or pinks and purples which feature elephants, cats and mini vases.

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    Monday, 5 November 2018  |  Joanna
    Kenyan soapstone

    Tom, who runs our supplier Tilnar Art, recently visited the Kenyan carvers who make the soapstone hearts and animals you can buy on our stalls.

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