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The Power of Fairtrade

Posted by Jon - 27 February 2018

Why Do We Need Fairtrade?

90% of the global gold labour force are small-scale miners, characterised by high levels of poverty, exploitation and a lack of basic human rights. Poor and vulnerable men, women and children work in hazardous conditions with little or no health and safety measurements. The unskilled and often ignorant use of toxic chemicals poses severe risks to the miners, their communities and the environment. Small-scale miners rarely receive a fair price for their product.

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Win a Hamper Full of Fairtrade Goodies

Posted by Jon - 21 February 2018

As you know, we are proud supporters of the Fairtrade Foundation. When we decided to run a competition and give away some Fairtrade products, we reached out to our fellow Fairtraders and they responded magnificently.  Just look at these four hampers - ready for you to win!


We were originally slightly overwhelmed with the generosity shown, but then again, we shouldn’t really be surprised.  After all, to be licensed to use the Fairtrade logo means that we have all made a commitment to the well-being of others. 

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