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An income boost for smallholder farmers this festive season

An income boost for smallholder farmers this festive season

We are excited to announce that we have launched a new Fairtrade line for this year’s Tesco finest* Christmas range. The product, Fairtrade Chocolate Caramelised Cashews with Cranberries, will bring extra income to farmers and their communities in countries such as Burkina Faso, Cameroon and Costa Rica.

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Widening availability in Waitrose

Widening availability in Waitrose

From today, Liberation’s oven roasted range will be available in more Waitrose outlets. Our lines are being stocked in an additional 20% of shops across the UK. Liberation products are also still available from Waitrose online.

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Organic your September

Organic your September

Organic September aims to draw attention to how organic is better for both people and the environment. As an advocate for sustainable farming, we’re keen to back the campaign. So, we’re offering an overview of what organic is, its benefits and which of our products are organic.

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Choosing cashews consciously

Choosing cashews consciously

The Daily Mail published an article on how processing cashew nuts in India leaves some women with horrendous acid burns from shelling cashew nuts. The reality for women that work in some factories in India is shocking and the pictures in the article say it all. But there is another way.

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‘Tis the season to….be sustainable

‘Tis the season to….be sustainable

December starts on Saturday which means Christmas is around the corner. We’re excited for a bit of fun and indulgence, however, we’ve noticed more people want to choose ethical gifts this year. To help out, we’ve created a list of thirteen brands to make the festive season Fairtrade. Nuts are a Christmas classic so, of course, they’re at the top of our list. Grab some oven baked chilli and lime cashews and peanuts from Waitrose for an ethical extra in this year’s stockings. Or, for something more seasonal, try Tesco Finest Dark Chocolate with Ginger and Nut selection. We supplied all the Fairtrade ingredients and promise they’re delicious. Zaytoun is a fellow social enterprise that imports Fairtrade Palestinian products into the UK. The Zaytoun Medjoul dates thrive in the Palestinian sunshine, and their plump succulence and rich caramel flavour caught the attention of the Great Taste Awards this year, winning a star. Also check out the za’atar, olive oil and recipe book selection for the ideal gift for a foodie. In Morocco, Argan Oil beauty regimes are passed down through generations. The oil is known to heal, repair and condition both hair and skin. The Pure Argan Co was created to bring authentic oil to the UK market. The company sources the best quality oil in a way that’s fair and sustainable to the women that diligently produce it. You probably already know about Café Direct’s fantastic coffee range, but do you know about the hot chocolate? It can be made by adding hot water and is a perfect winter warmer, therefore great for kids and adults alike. Honey... read more