Are you ready to use your spending power to help change the world?
Fairtrade Fortnight is here and it’s here to help you do just that.
It’s an annual campaign dedicated to improving the pay standards for the farmers, creators and suppliers of the products we buy.
It starts on February 21st, so it’s time to click and we’ve rounded up the best Fairtrade products to help you do just that.
Read on for our picks.
Organic luxury bedding set (includes duvet cover, deep bed sheet and four pillowcases)
Sleep well in this organic cotton, as soft as silk bedding, certified by Fairtrade, which guarantees fair wages and safe conditions for all farmers and workers involved.
Each product sold is planted with one tree.
Bought it for £130 from White & Green.
Sweet corn properly
Tastes good/does well: this sweet popcorn is delicious, Fairtrade-style, vegan and only 93 calories per serving.
The snacks that stayed were epic.
Buy the 8 x 90g pack for £15 from Right.
Bolga pot basket
Clear the deck with colorful and unique baskets, hand-woven by female artisans in northern Ghana.
All baskets are Fairtrade so each purchase results in meaningful income for the maker.
Bought for £65 each from Lola & Mawu.
Traidcraft Organic Blossom Mexico Clear and Set Honey
This organic honey is truly the bee’s knee to drip into porridge, sweeten your tea or make toast.
Harvested at a small farmer cooperative in Mexico.
Buy 500g for £5.85 from Traidcraft.
Pretty Old Rum
Raise a glass to Fairtrade Fortnight with a glass of aromatic and spicy rum made with only Fairtrade certified sugar cane from Belize, grown using sustainable and organic farming methods.
Try for it!
Bought it for £35.95 from The Whiskey Exchange.
Woven round position, red/natural color
Add a pop of color to the table setting, with these sustainable, dried palm leaf stickers handcrafted by artisans in Colombia.
A natural great choice that positively impacts producers and buyers.
Buy a set of 2 for £32 from fy!.
Divine Chocolate Bar
We love this delicious Fairtrade chocolate so much, because every bar purchased has a positive impact on the farmer’s life.
Oh, and the flavors of the crackers, crisp oranges and salted caramel are also absolutely divine…
Bought for £2.20 each from Ocado.
Six Fairtrade Birds
Prepare for spring by decorating your home with vibrant hand-painted birds, certified by Fairtrade and made by artisans in Kashmir.
Buy them for £29.95 from Artisan Homeware.
100% GOTS organic cotton carpet
Ethics and sustainability are at the heart of the furniture brand The Campbell Collection.
All their workers are paid a fair wage and 10% of profits go back to the manufacturers’ community to support health, education and empowerment projects.
Buy from £330 from the Campbell Collection.
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