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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    Brands & Suppliers

    Tuesday, 8 June 2021  |  Joanna
    Mbedza Projects Support

    Brand new products from a new supplier - Mbedza Projects Support in Malawi. Traditional African print cotton aprons and bags.

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    Tuesday, 10 November 2020  |  Joanna
    FIG Tree Bean to Bar Chocolate

    The FIG Tree is a social enterprise in Garstang in Lancashire, the world's first Fairtrade Town. Conceived as a centre for all things Fairtrade the FIG Tree now serves to act as a bridge with cocoa farmers in Ghana and to educate children and adults about Fairtrade chocolate through chocolate making workshops.

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    1 CommentWednesday, 21 October 2020  |  Joanna
    Fair to Trade Christmas decorations

    We've been selling hand painted Christmas decorations from Fair to Trade since 2013 on our Christmas market stalls in Manchester and Sheffield, but since this year there are no face to face sales for us in 2020 you can now buy them online.
    Find out more about how and where they are made

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    Sunday, 18 October 2020  |  Joanna
    Divine - World Chocolate Week

    Divine chocolate is one of the UK's leading Fairtrade brands and regularly tops lists of the UK's most ethical businesses.
    20% owned by Ghanaian cocoa farmers from the Kuapa Kokoo co-operative their chocolate is good for people and planet.

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    Friday, 16 October 2020  |  Joanna
    Seed & Bean - World chocolate week

    This World Chocolate Week we're introducing you to some of the Fairtade chocolate brands we work with. Place an order worth between 20 and 50 and receive a free bar of Fairtrade and organic Seed & Bean chocolate

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    Wednesday, 14 October 2020  |  Joanna
    Tonys Chocolonely - World Chocolate Week

    Tonys Chocolonely is a relative newcomer to the world of Fairtrade chocolate in the UK but they're already making a big splash and campaigning for a world where slavery free chocolate is the only choice we have.

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    Tuesday, 22 September 2020  |  Joanna
    An update from Black Yak

    Our supplier Black Yak works exclusively in Nepal. They are in constant contact with their knitters and keeping on top of changing circumstances

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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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    Thursday, 24 October 2019  |  Joanna
    Supplier Visit: Lanka Kade

    In October we were lucky enough to visit the producers of our letters, animals and jigsaws at their workshops in Sri Lanka

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    Thursday, 23 May 2019  |  Joanna
    BAFTS - Fair Trade Network UK Conference

    We had a blast in Manchester at the BAFTS Conference and AGM.

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