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Author: Joe Human

07 Jun Fairtrade International Welcomes Merger of Rainforest Alliance and UTZ

7 June, 2017 Fairtrade International congratulates Rainforest Alliance and UTZ on their recently announced merger. In particular, the further lessening of compliance and auditing demands for farmers and workers currently certified under the two schemes. “On behalf of the entire Fairtrade system, I want to congratulate everyone in...

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05 Jun Nestlé Adopts Fairtrade Sourcing Program

5 June, 2017 Nestlé has announced it will change the way it sources Fairtrade ingredients for its KitKat 2 and 4 finger chocolate. From 5 June, the company will switch from sourcing All That Can Be Fairtrade to sourcing cocoa, sugar and vanilla through the Fairtrade Cocoa,...

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22 Apr New Study on Social and Environmental Impact of Fairtrade Cotton

22 April, 2017 In a multi-billion dollar global clothing and textile industry that relies on cotton, millions of smallholder farmers do not earn enough money from conventional cotton farming to pay for life’s essentials. Farmers are facing multiple long-term threats, including climate change, food security, biotechnology,...

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09 Mar Hedgehog Hill Guest House

We are proud to offer Fairtrade products at Hedgehog Hill Guest House. Understanding the origins of our food is an integral part of how we run our business. Hedgehog Hill is a beautiful slate building with rooms ranging from a super king, doubles, twin and...

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25 Oct National Trust

From October 2016 all 200 National Trust properties with cafés and restaurants now serve Fairtrade tea as well as Fairtrade coffee and a selection of Fairtrade fruit juices.  In Cumbria these properties include: Acorn Bank (near Penrith), Aira Force (Ullswater), Allan Bank (Grasmere), Sizergh (near...

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21 Oct National Trust Sources Fairtrade Tea

21 October, 2016 From this month onwards all tea served in all 200 National Trust properties where there are restaurants and cafés will be Clipper's Fairtrade and organic teas.  In August Clipper’s parent company, Wessanen UK, announced the five year contract with Clipper. The Trust is one...

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27 Sep Three Peruvian Gold Miners on Nationwide Tour

27 September 2016 Three special guests from Peru will speak at events across the UK as part of a nationwide push tagged ‘I DO’ to stamp out practices that have tarnished the jewellery industry’s reputation. Fairtrade gold miner Roger Arcos Ponte from MACDESA gold mine, and Tatianna...

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21 Sep Keswick Fair Trade Campaign: New Website

21st September 2016 Keswick and District Fair Trade Campaign has a new website, designed and built by Keswick Computer Solutions (KCS). Replacing the old site, dating from 2009, the new site is easier to use, more navigable and definitely more 2016.  One particular improvement has been the...

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11 Sep Sandburne Vegetarian Guest House

Opened in 2015, Sandburne is the former home of Donald Watson, founder of the Vegan Society.  Situated high, it overlooks the town with glorious views of the fells.  Sandburne offers two generously proportioned twin rooms each with spacious en suite shower rooms. The well-stocked hospitality...

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