Divine Chocolate has launched three new gift bags ahead of the Christmas period.
Organic and Fairtrade trailblazer brand Green & Black’s has launched a ‘Velvet Edition’ chocolate range in the UK that is neither organic or Fairtrade.
Mintel’s British Lifestyles: Preparing for Change report finds that Brits’ desire for healthier foods is driving sales of fish, nuts, popcorn and free-from.
A Fairtrade Foundation and Traidcraft report warns that Brexit could make or break farmers from some of the poorest countries.
Divine has unveiled its Easter collection, incorporating the UK’s first popcorn egg, the result of a collaboration with gourmet popcorn brand Joe & Seph’s.
UK fair trade organization Traidcraft has revealed its special range of treats for this festive season.
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 […]
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.
Fairtrade cocoa farmer Fortin Bley warns that unless the international cocoa industry does more to involve farmers, it risks losing a generation of growers.
Gusto has launched the UK’s first natural, low calorie and Fairtrade cola.
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 […]
As Fairtrade Fortnight kicks off today, there is some good news for the Fairtrade sector with positive volume growth in four out of the five main Fairtrade food categories. Strong volume growth was seen in coffee (up 12%), tea (3%), bananas (5%) and cocoa products (6%), indicating, says the Fairtrade Foundation, that shoppers and businesses […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]