This month marks Manchester-based Unicorn Grocery’s 21st year offering a range of fresh and wholesome food, with a focus on organic, fair trade and local.
US soap brand Dr Bronner’s has teamed up with Whole Foods Market to begin a nationwide campaign in the UK, which will run throughout Organic September.
Pukka Herbs has announced that its entire range of organic herbal teas is now certified Fair for Life.
A petition signed by over 38,000 people demanding that post-Brexit trade deals work for farmers and workers in developing countries has been submitted to the Department for International Trade (DIT).
Fair trade chocolate company Divine has created a new grab and go Cappuccino bar, combining Divine chocolate with real coffee pieces, designed for an afternoon pick-me-up. The 40g bar combines a milk chocolate base layer topped with white chocolate, all made with pure cocoa butter and Madagascan vanilla. The layers are blended with Cafédirect Fairtrade […]
Pukka Herbs has created a fruity berry green tea as well as introducing a variety pack.
Organax is a new organic brand, which has launched with a range of four initial superfood powders.
UK fair trade organization Traidcraft has revealed its special range of treats for this festive season.
In October, Poland became the latest country to join the movement for fair and sustainable trade when Fairtrade Poland officially launched at the Natura Food Fair.
92% of UK shoppers think food companies should ensure food production is fair and sustainable, with 85% believing Government should be responsible for this.
Based in Glastonbury, Indigo Herbs began as the brainchild of Steve McKewon in his garden office back in 2004. Mckewon spotted a gap in the market when he was searching for unusual natural health ingredients for himself and his family online. So he decided to source for himself some herbs, superfoods and wholefoods, and sell […]
Traidcraft has published its new ethical spring collection catalogue with loads of ideas for homes and gardens.
Europe’s largest fair trade company Traidcraft has announced the appointment of Robin Roth as its new chief executive. Roth will leave Germany-based GEPA, where he is currently MD, to take up the role at Traidcraft in October. He will be responsible for both the trading company Traidcraft plc and the charity Traidcraft Exchange. Commenting on […]
New online store Natreco went live on 1 November with the aim of providing consumers with a one-stop source for their ethical shopping, whether that be organic, fair trade or locally-sourced products. Launched by Gary Collins, the shop was inspired by a trip to visit Orang-utans in Borneo where he saw first-hand the destruction the […]
Hampstead Tea has refreshed its range of bio-dynamic, organic and fair trade teas to increase consumer appeal and in-store presence, and has added two new varieties: Cocoa Green and Strong English Breakfast. The new-look range is rolling out this month and aims to present a clean and clear feel, reflecting the quality of the tea […]
The Fairtrade Foundation says it is “not necessarily the right organisation” to set up and run a fair trade milk scheme. Against a backdrop of plummeting farm gate prices and tales of dairy farmers being driven out of business because of below-cost-of-production payments they receive for their milk from the big supermarkets, calls for a […]
New from MightyBee comes a first to the UK market in the form of fresh frozen, unpasteurized Virgin Coconut Meat. The certified organic coconut meat is hand-scooped from young green nam hom coconuts and travels from tree to bag in 24 hours. Coconut meat, which the company predicts will be this year’s new superfood, is […]
The first products from London-based ethical coconut company MightyBee are set to launch on 17 April. The company’s Raw Coconut Water and Virgin Coconut Water go from tree to bottle in 24 hours, with the raw variety being produced using a high pressure process. The Virgin Coconut Water has a five-day shelf life and is […]
Traidcraft has extended its Geobar Fruity and Geobar Trail ranges, both of which are gluten-free and carry the Fairtrade logo. The Geobar Trail offer sees two new varieties: Cocoa & Beetroot, a raw fruit and nut wholefood bar packed with dates, raisins, cashews and cocoa; and Carrot & Stem Ginger, made with dates, raisins, cashews […]
Traidcraft has launched the first cookie range in the UK to use fairly-traded palm oil, FairPalm, sourced from smallholder farmers in West Africa. The refreshed range comprises Traidcraft favourites Stem Ginger and Double Chocolate Chunk as well as the new Fruit & Oat Chewy variety which combines sultanas, coconut and apricots. Traidcraft is working with […]