With love from Clipper

Fairtrade tea brand Clipper has launched an on-pack promotion across its range of organic teas. To incentivise purchases of the brand’s Fairtrade Everyday Tea, Organic Everyday Tea and Pure Green Tea, the ‘With love from Clipper’ initiative offers customers the chance to own a series of special tea-related products. The limited edition tea caddies and […]

November 22, 2016 Continue Reading
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Divine boosts Fairtrade bar offer

Fairtrade chocolate company Divine Chocolate has introduced three new bars into its   offer: two new bars For Baking and a Dark Chocolate with Raisins & Almonds bar. The 70% Dark Chocolate For Baking bar is described as having an intensely rich flavour, and the 38% Milk Chocolate For Baking bar is credited with an intense […]

March 23, 2016 Continue Reading

Liberation mixes up the nuts

Fairtrade nut company Liberation Foods has launched three new ‘smart snacking’ mixes to bring innovation to the category. Up & At ‘Em: Nuts, Seeds and Goji Berries is a rich source of iron and vitamin A; Give Me Strength: A Cocktail of Nuts provides protein and magnesium; and Get Up & Glow: Nuts, Pear, Dark […]

August 25, 2015 Continue Reading

Giving it some Gusto

Europe’s first organic, Fairtrade, low-calorie cola launches this month in the form of Gusto Cola, described as ‘craft cola in a can’, developed by Craig Sams, founder of Green & Black’s. At 49 calories per 335ml can, the drink blends botanicals and spices, including cola nut, vanilla, neroli, cinnamon, nutmeg and coriander, and is sweetened […]

May 13, 2015 Continue Reading
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News in Brief

Doisy & Dam’s five-strong range of organic dark chocolate superfood bars has launched nationwide with Ocado. Doves Farm has introduced Plain Chocolate Chips, guaranteed to be free from peanuts, milk and soya, and made using organic Fairtrade cocoa solids at 55%. Aduna has won Best New Supplier in Food and Best New Supplier Overall at […]

April 10, 2015 Continue Reading
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Essential flies the flag for Fairtade

Essential Trading is celebrating a successful Fairtrade Fortnight where it been – literally – flying the flag for Fairtrade projects and highlighting the Fairtrade products in its range. Essential Trading is one of the largest worker co-operatives in the UK and, says marketing manager, a proud pioneer in the Fairtrade food industry. She says: “It […]

March 10, 2015 Continue Reading

A taste of the city

The London Tea Company has rebranded with vivid packaging to reflect the vibrant image which London projects and has added innovative new flavours to its range. The brand is also now fully Fairtrade-certified across all its blends and formats, covering enveloped tea bags, biodegradable pyramid bags and loose leaf teas. “The London Tea Company has […]

October 29, 2014 Continue Reading

Traidcraft adds to Fairtrade food offer

The UK’s leading fair trade organisation has added three products to its food range which includes organic, gluten-free and vegetarian offers sourced from fair trade producers in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Strengthening its range of speciality coffees, the organisation has sourced Espresso Roast Coffee Beans from Africa, offering a bold and intense flavour. From […]

July 30, 2014 Continue Reading

Damning report on Fairtrade contains “significant flaws”

 A government-sponsored report claiming to show that workers on Fairtrade farms are often paid less than non-Fairtrade workers contains “significant flaws” says the Fairtrade Foundation. The report is based on an investigation by researchers at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) into the production of flowers, coffee and tea in Ethiopia and Uganda. […]

May 27, 2014 Continue Reading
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Raw rebrands

The Raw Chocolate Company is rebranding its 22g raw chocolate bars with organic and Fairtrade logos and livery. The company’s Kristopher McGowan explains that the aim of the rebrand is to focus more clearly on the products’ organic and Fairtrade credentials and to include EU languages for the company’s main markets outside the UK. It […]

May 7, 2014 Continue Reading