Green & Black’s


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

Get involved as Fairtrade Fortnight gets down to basics

Fairtrade Fortnight is on its way, taking place between 23 February and 8 March, so retailers, get ready to celebrate! This annual event gives retailers an ideal opportunity to highlight Fairtrade goodies with displays, posters, special deals and tastings, and flag up to customers the importance of supporting ethical trading and choosing products that really […]

February 12, 2015 Continue Reading
Down to earth

All’s fair…

Retailers got busy for Fairtrade Fortnight (24 February-9 March), organising window displays, tastings and a host of events to flag up this year’s Make Bananas Fair campaign. Claire Humphreys from Archie Browns, which has stores in Penzance and Truro, was one store that made the most of the event. “Across our two stores and our […]

March 10, 2014 Continue Reading
Craig Sams

Civilising influences

The ancient Mayan civilisation collapsed over a thousand years ago, but its people lived on and are now part of a new ‘civilisation’ – of how business is done, writes Craig Sams (more…)

January 17, 2013 Continue Reading

Profile | Healthy Sales & Marketing

Healthy Sales & Marketing is one of the health food trade’s best-kept secrets – yet  the brands it represents have sales of over £30 million. Here, Natural Products editor Jim Manson talks to HSM founder Cliff Moss about what it takes to succeed in today’s congested and competitive natural products sector. (more…)

May 28, 2012 Continue Reading

Green & Black's…and Gold

The Green & Black’s Rainforest Garden has won a Gold award at this year’s Royal Chelsea Flower Show. Designed by Jane Owen and Ann-Marie Powell, the garden aims to conjure up a rainforest family home and has been in part, by Cameroonian indigenous women to raise awareness about the threats that they and the rainforest […]

May 25, 2010 Continue Reading