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World Fair Trade Day – Time to Celebrate

World Fair Trade Day – Time to Celebrate

World Fair Trade Day, Saturday 13th May 2017, will see campaigners, food lovers and supporters across five continents join together to recognise the people involved in trade throughout the supply chain of some of our favourite products, including our tasty and delicious nuts.

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Get Up and Glow this Spring with Smart Snack Packs

Get Up and Glow this Spring with Smart Snack Packs

Spring is finally upon us – the season when nature bursts back into life and we human beings see that light at the end of a wintry tunnel, become more active and start enjoying the outdoors. To help you to Get Up and Glow this spring, why not munch on our nutty smart snack packs when out and about to keep you healthy and energised.

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Team Liberation meets Thomas, a cashew farmer in Kerala

Team Liberation meets Thomas, a cashew farmer in Kerala

Our shareholder cashew farming co-operative Fairtrade Alliance Kerala has over 7,000 members. Their small ‘homestead’ farms are scattered around the tropical, rugged Western Ghat mountains, a United Nations World Heritage Site. So it’s not surprising that we meet new farmers every time we go, as well as seeing familiar faces.

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Liberation’s Dan Visits Bolivia & Chile pt. 3

Liberation’s Dan Visits Bolivia & Chile pt. 3

Over the last two weeks, we’ve taken you on a mini adventure and sharing some exciting stories from Dan Binks’s (Technical Manager at Liberation Foods) recent tour of Bolivia and Chile. He’s been meeting producers, small holder farmers and co-operative shareholders and here’s the last of the three intriguing diary entries…

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The Story of the Brazil Nut Resource with Fairtrade Foundation

The Story of the Brazil Nut Resource with Fairtrade Foundation

What does a Brazil nut look like when it is growing? Are Brazil nuts from Brazil? Do Brazil nuts grow on farms? You might be surprised by some of the answers! Use this presentation to explore the Amazonian rainforest and show students where and how Brazil nuts grow and how Fairtrade helps gatherers in South America. Thank you to Fairtrade Foundation for putting together this learning resource in collaboration with Liberation Nuts.

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Liberation’s Dan Visits Bolivia & Chile pt. 2

Liberation’s Dan Visits Bolivia & Chile pt. 2

Last week we began the story from Dan Binks’s (Technical Manager at Liberation Foods) recent tour of Bolivia and Chile. He’s been meeting producers, small holder farmers and co-operative shareholders and here’s the second of three intriguing diary entries…

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Liberation’s Dan Visits Bolivia & Chile pt. 1

Liberation’s Dan Visits Bolivia & Chile pt. 1

Over the next three weeks, we’ll be taking you on a mini adventure and sharing some exciting stories from Dan Binks’s (Technical Manager at Liberation Foods) recent tour of Bolivia and Chile. He’s been meeting producers, small holder farmers and co-operative shareholders and here’s the first of three intriguing diary entries…

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What Brexit Means for the Food We Eat

What Brexit Means for the Food We Eat

Behind the headlines about the proverbial ‘baddies of Brussels’ banning bent bananas and curly cucumbers lies a wealth of EU food standards that we rely on in the UK to assure the safety and quality of our food. It’s not a sexy subject, but I for one am glad that there’s reams of very boring, very detailed rules and regulations that protect us from anything from food poisoning from a high street fried chicken shop to beef imported from the USA where, unlike here, it is legal to give cows extra hormones to make them grow faster.

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Fairtrade Schools Conference 2017

Fairtrade Schools Conference 2017

Bananas (aka Fairtrade volunteers) were seen to be stalking the corridors of County Hall on Friday, 3 February 2017 as they directed groups of primary school children to the second Lancashire Fairtrade schools conference where Liberation supplied their delicious nuts and leaflets for the goody bags.

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