Fair trade

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Money is running out to pay for our Fairtrade products
Santander hasn’t transferred our balance to a new Lloyds account and we need it to pay Traidcraft

Zoe Wood

20, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Banana price war in UK supermarkets is hurting farmers, growers warn
Retailers accused of ignoring soaring production costs to keep prices low, with Aldi singled out as leading way

Zoe Wood

30, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Food fraud and counterfeit cotton: the detectives untangling the global supply chain
The long read: Amid the complex web of international trade, proving the authenticity of a product can be near-impossible. But one company is taking the search to the atomic level

Samanth Subramanian

16, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Alastair Hanton obituary
Ethical banker whose innovations including direct debits and free accounts transformed financial services for the British public

Felicity Lawrence

11, Jun, 2021 @2:26 PM

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Why South Africa's winemakers need our help more than ever | Fiona Beckett on wine
Snap up Fairtrade Cape wines, help support beleaguered agricultural communities and get some choice tipples into the bargain ...

Fiona Beckett

19, Feb, 2021 @2:00 PM

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UK public transport downturn to continue after pandemic ends
More than half of users will walk or cycle instead of taking buses and trains, Co-op survey finds

Rebecca Smithers Consumer affairs correspondent

30, Dec, 2020 @6:01 AM

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Chocolate industry slammed for failure to crack down on child labour
Children as young as five still exposed to hazardous work in countries including Ghana and Ivory Coast, report reveals

Oliver Balch

20, Oct, 2020 @12:42 PM

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The global coffee market has had a rollercoaster year amid Covid crisis
Coffee sales around the world have fallen, risen and plunged again, hitting producers hard

Sarah Butler

04, Sep, 2020 @2:15 PM

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Have a heart, KitKat, don't break with Fairtrade
Nestlé is big in York, but the city is fighting the brand’s decision to make life harder for African cocoa farmers

Tim Adams

05, Jul, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Mark Hayes obituary
Other lives: Founder of a financial services cooperative for fair trade producers worldwide

Estelle Daniel

12, Mar, 2020 @5:13 PM

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JD Wetherspoon to serve only Fairtrade sugar in pubs
Move will boost market for fairly traded goods in the UK, worth about £1.6bn

Rebecca Smithers Consumer affairs correspondent

17, Feb, 2020 @12:01 AM

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UK ethical consumer spending hits record high, report shows
Market including food, drinks, clothing and energy has risen almost fourfold in past 20 years

Rebecca Smithers Consumer affairs correspondent

30, Dec, 2019 @12:01 AM

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