2013 is set to be an exciting year for Fairtrade! Starting in Fairtrade Fortnight, we will be launching a major new campaign, Make Food Fair, to tackle the injustices in our food system. Our current food system is out of control for farmers, consumers and companies. Too many farmers are going hungry while the rich […]
Today there is a very wide range of Fairtrade fruit available and this is probably one of the most popular product ranges. The range of Fairtrade fruit includes bananas, apples, avocados, lychees, citrus fruit, coconuts, grapes, mangoes, pears, plums and pineapples, and the Fairtrade prices mean that the producers of these products have seen their […]
Picking products with the Faitrade Mark means that farmers and producers in developing countries can improve their future. Fairtrade producers have invested additional money in projects such as building schools, funding health clinics and implementing environmentally friendly farming products.
In Oldham the majority of supermarkets sell some Faitrade products if yours does not or if you think they should stock more, please let the supermarket manager know or contact the Action Group for us to lobby on your behalf
Many of the labourers who grow the cocoa for your chocolate have never tasted chocolate before. There is a huge range of Fairtrade chocolates and sweets – and they taste all the sweeter, knowing that you’re helping small producers get a fair price for their cocoa and sugar, and providing a livelihood for their workers.