Friday, 22 February 2013

Ten Main Fairtrade Products

1.Ice Cream – Ben and Jerry’s already have four different Fairtrade flavors’ and are presently working on sourcing Fairtrade ingredients for their whole range of ice creams and frozen yoghurts. Available in supermarkets, cinemas and level vending machines!

2. Beauty Products – Boots stock a full range of Fairtrade products plus moisturizers, exfoliating scrubs and bath wash. It’s one of the first total ranges of beauty care products to be certified as containing Fairtrade ingredients sourced from around the world to refresh, revitalize and moisturize.

3. Beer – Mongozo beer comes in 4 unique Fairtrade flavours. The word Mongozo means ‘to your health!’ in the language of the Choke people of Africa. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the exotic variety of Banana, Mango, Coconut and Quinoa. You can get Monogozo beer at exotic restaurants, festivals, beach bars and supermarkets. 

4. Flowers – Gift-givers can now choose from the growing range of beautiful bouquet of Fairtrade certified flowers now available in shops including Interflora, Tesco and Sainsbury’s. There are Fairtrade certified flower farms in countries like Kenya, Sri Lanka, Columbia and Ecuador. 

5. Clothes – Or more specially the cotton used to make the clothes. The Fairtrade Foundation works in 59 countries, touching the lives of around 7.5 million cotton farmers and their families. Clothing manufactures are using Fairtrade certified cotton in their clothing lines.

6. Footballs – Along with Basketballs, Volleyballs, Netballs and Rugby Balls, Ethletic produce high worth, hand stitched, Fairtrade balls made using rubber from reliably managed rubber plantations. They can even produce custom designed balls for sports teams, schools and charities.

7. Vodka – FAIR Vodka is not only the first Quinoa-based Vodka but also the 1st Fairtrade vodka in the world. Their Quinoa is refined by over 1,200 small producers in the Bolivian Altiplano.

8. Cake – everybody loves cake. The Co-Op has the biggest range of Fairtrade cakes, including Banana Loaf, Chocolate Sponge, Jaffa Mini Rolls and even Christmas pudding. And if you prefer baking your own cakes why not use Fairtrade sugar, syrups, jams and spreads.

9. Cola - Ubuntu Cola was the 1st cola in the UK to get the Fairtrade Mark and it fizzes with Fairtrade sugar from Malawi and Zambia.

10. Sweets – Burnt Sugar create delicious crumbly fudge made with Fairtrade Sugar. Trust us, this stuff tastes amazing! They make a great treat and can be buy at Waitrose, Tesco and Oxfam.

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