Fairtrade Foundation

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    Make food fair, say shoppers

    Two in three people think farmers are underpaid. Meanwhile, the majority believe that food companies (92%) and government (85%) should take responsibility for delivering fair and sustainable food. The figures come from a new survey of 1,004 consumers, published by… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint FT2 Business partnerships boost Fairtrade Grocery sector news updates Out of Home sector news  news-email Mike Gidney Fairtrade Foundation

    Business partnerships boost Fairtrade

    New business partnerships have driven sales of Fairtrade products in a “pivotal year” for the scheme. “Fairtrade has really begun to demonstrate how by working together, companies and charities can drive impact and support communities to develop industries, boosting local… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-1 Charities demand GCA protection for overseas suppliers Grocery sector news updates Out of Home sector news  YouGov Shivani Reddy news-email Groceries Code Adjudicator Network GCAN GCA Fairtrade Foundation Christine Tacon

    Charities demand GCA protection for overseas suppliers

    The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) has been urged to do more to stamp out unfair supply chain practices that affect food suppliers in developing countries. The call came from the Fairtrade Foundation to coincide with the GCA’s annual conference where… Read More

  • Time for (ethical) tea

    FAIRTRADE HAS become a badge of honour for many coffee brands. But the £300m out-of-home tea market has been forgotten, says Euan Venters.                   Fairtrade can seem like a “must have” for… Read More

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    Footprint Awards 2015: What the industry said….

    What do you get when you put some chickens, an ex-rugby international and a dishwasher salesman on a podium together at an awards do? You get a tremendously funny, yet informative night, as the Footprint Awards 2015 showed. The sustainability… Read More

  • Footprint Awards shortlist reveals industry’s green leaders

    THE SHORTLIST for the prestigious Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading sustainable companies.                     The annual awards scheme this year celebrates its fifth anniversary, and… Read More

  • Sugar report claims EU reforms could drive farmers into poverty

    THE FAIRTRADE FOUNDATION has released a report which claims that a planned reform of the European sugar market has the potential to drive farmers into extreme poverty over the next five years.                … Read More

  • Sodexo hosts Foncho and Enrique to promote Fairtrade message

    TO CELEBRATE Fairtrade Fortnight 2014 Sodexo has welcomed coffee farmer, Enrique and banana farmer Foncho at a number of its client sites over the two-week campaign period.                   Sodexo is committed to… Read More

  • Appetite for Fairtrade grows

    THE FAIRTRADE Foundation today launches Fairtrade Fortnight (24 February – 9 March) and its major new Make Bananas Fair campaign by announcing continued growth in Fairtrade sales of 14 per cent during 2013, demonstrating continuing public and business support for Fairtrade goods.… Read More

  • Ashish Deo: Fairtrade Foundation’s commercial director

    THE HORSEMEAT scandal at the start of the year renewed consumers’ focus on where their food is coming from. The demand for transparency and traceability has definitely shifted from the often narrow environmental focus of previous years to one which… Read More