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Taking a stand against Human Trafficking

Awareness to slavery has been part of my consciousness since a child. With half my family from the Caribbean I knew it was highly likely that my ancestry was among the millions of Africans forcibly taken to faraway lands to provide labor for the social and economic benefit of others. 913 more words

Advocacy

Jewelry store 31Bits helps more than fill up your jewelry box

“31 Bits” is a Fair Trade jewelry shop that pays its workers in Bali and Uganda with fair wages, familial love, and individual respect.  However, none of that is possible without the support from the other side of the world.  135 more words

Trouble's Brewing: CAFOD supporters protest threat to Fairtrade at Sainsbury's in Worthing

CAFOD supporters in Worthing have been protesting against Sainsbury’s decision to abandon the Fairtrade mark on some of its own-brand tea.

Campaigners Rod Thick, Dereck Prentis and others in the Worthing Fairtrade Steering Group have written to Sainsbury’s to express their disappointment with the supermarket’s decision to replace the Fairtrade mark on its Red and Gold Label teas with its own ‘fairly traded’ version. 331 more words

Campaigning

'Fairtrade' not 'Fairly Traded' - Andy Wansbury's fight to keep Tea Farmers independent.

Andy Wansbury of St Thomas More in the Blexley Deanery is an ardent supporter of the Fairtrade ethos. He kindly shared with us his persistent challenge of the management of Sainsbury’s Crayford which is the largest branch in the country – over it’s use of the brand ‘Fairly Traded’ instead of the original ‘Fairtrade’. 818 more words

Upcoming CAFOD Event

British Food Fortnight events 2017

Over the last couple of weeks colleagues from our Food Policy and Agriculture teams have been out and about celebrating British Food Fortnight and talking to both school children and customers about our 100% commitment to British. 283 more words

Food

Why go Organic?

I am going to begin this post by saying I am not here to preach – I am as guilty as anybody else for buying my clothes from anywhere and everywhere, mostly wherever I can get the best bargains. 736 more words

In-Store Spotlight: Palestinian Cuisine

If you’ve popped into store recently you may have noticed that we stock a range of products from Zaytoun, a fair-trade, organic company which produces products native to Palestine. 150 more words

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