On the UN’s International Day for Rural Women in 2018, we look at what life if like for a female farmer in Kerala.
Liberation Foods has joined over 250 organisations around the world to launch a Fair Trade Charter. The document vision for fair trade organisations to work together to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
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.