Christmas is coming once again and we’re very excited to introduce our latest collaboration with Fairtrade friends Divine Chocolate, the new Christmas Chocolate gift bags. Featuring Brazil nuts from Liberation shareholder nut producers in Bolivia, covered in a magical blend of Divine’s milk and dark chocolate. They are the perfect stocking filler. The collection also features caramelised almonds and black cherries from Tropical Wholefoods covered in Divine 70% dark chocolate.
The government has just pledged that millions of farmers and workers in developing countries can continue to import their produce into the UK tax-free post-Brexit. They finally have the reassurance they were desperately waiting for.
As the country is in the midst of a mini heatwave, revellers heading to Glastonbury this week will no doubt be reaching for their sun lotion rather than their wellies as the hot weather is set to continue.
It was with great sadness that we recently received the news that Robin Murray, Liberation’s founding Chair, had died. Robin was in his 70s and died of a debilitating and rare lung condition – yet it was not so long ago that he was in our office keeping abreast of the world of Fair Trade to which he made such a powerful and pioneering contribution.
Africa Day marks the foundation of the African Union in 1963. Many of the festivities around the world celebrate African unity and heritage by showcasing African art, music, and food.
This week (15th – 21st May 2017) is National Vegetarian Week which is all about eating veggie for the week and enjoying delicious, exciting food.