Fabulous buys for Fairtrade Fortnight
Fairtrade is about getting better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability and fair terms of trade for farmers in the developing world. Get involved this Fairtrade Fortnight (24 February-9 March) by simply choosing products carrying the Fairtrade logo – it’s that easy! Here are six of our favourites…
These quality teas are produced in a natural and ethical way. Flavours include Earl Grey, London Breakfast, Pure Camomile and Sencha Green Tea. £2.15 for 20 bags, londontea.co.uk
Fair Squared Lip Balm
Perfect your pout with these Fairtrade vegan balms that come in vanilla, citrus, pomegranate and spearmint. £2.39 from Oxfam stores.
Seed and Bean organic chocolate bars
Indulge in brand new flavours Sicilian Hazelnut and Cornish Sea Salt and Lime and praise yourself for doing your bit! £2.49, seedandbean.co.uk
Baylis and Harding Fairtrade Hydrating Honey Hand Wash
Each ingredient in the skin care brand’s Fairtrade Collection is sourced to Fairtrade Foundation guidelines, ensuring it benefits the community where it’s grown. This honey handwash smells good enough to eat. £2.99, ocado.com
Marks and Spencer Fairtrade Dolphin Bay Chardonnay
A crisp refreshing white wine from Fairtrade-certified vineyards in the Western Cape of South Africa. £5.99, marksandspencer.com
People Tree Fairtrade Florence Colour Block Top
Be fashion forward and ethical by looking out for clothes made with Fairtrade fabrics, like this top, which is perfect for Spring. £32 from peopletree.co.uk
For Fairtrade Fortnight 2014, banana farmer Foncho, from Colombia is travelling to the UK to ask the Government to investigate unfair supermarket pricing practices. Find out how you can help his plight and about events happening near you this Fairtrade Fortnight, at fairtrade.org.uk.