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90kg Rice Challenge

Kilombero rice is delicious rice grown in North Malawi, giving the customer the option of white or brown grains. We buy the rice from JTS; a fair trade, not-for-profit organisation that has a special relationship with Malawi, that supports local Malawian farmers. The rice is grown on nutrient rich soil along Lake Malawi, this paired…
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Fair Trade Tiffin Recipe

We celebrated Good Taste director Rob’s birthday at the weekend with a fabulous birthday brunch topped off with the most delicious fair trade tiffin! We couldn’t resist sharing the recipe (and a few mouth-watering pictures!) with you… Ingredients 100g butter 25g Traidcraft soft brown sugar 3 tbsp fair trade cocoa 4 tbsp fair-trade golden syrup…
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Father’s Day Soft Toy Competition

Fathers with their young babies… Which is your favourite pair? Comment on our Facebook and Instagram competition posts for a chance of winning.  ‘Dippy’ and ‘Mini Dippy’ the orange Diplodocus, ‘Terry’ and ‘Mini Terry’ the green T-Rex, ‘Tommy’ and ‘Mini Tommy’ the red Triceratops, or ‘ ‘Monty’ and ‘Mini Monty’ the brown Woolly Mammoth. All…
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Father’s Day Inspiration

Father’s Day is almost upon us (17th June if you weren’t sure!) and we’ve got some great gift ideas for you to show your Dad how much you love him! Whatever his interests and your budget we’ve got the perfect fair trade gift for him… For the chef… Does your dad love spending time in…
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Lucy thumbs down to plastic

Three ways to reduce your plastic usage!

Plastic, and the amount we use, has hit the headlines over the last few weeks. With so much going to landfill due to plastic either not being able to be recycled or people choosing not to, we are reaching a plastic crisis!  The supermarkets have been called on to reduce their plastic packaging, but what…
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Fair Friday not Black Friday!

Fair Friday not Black Friday!

At Good Taste – The Sheffield Fair Trade Shop our prices will be the same as they are every other day, because we buy all our products at a fair price, and sell them to our customers at a fair price too. All the farmers and artisans who have produced the things we sell have been paid…
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Bespoke Fair Trade Gift Boxes

Would you like to buy an ethical gift but live too far away from a fair trade shop? You might like to take advantage of our bespoke gift box scheme, where you can choose from any of the items we sell – food, jewellery, clothing, accessories, home ware, and mix and match them to make…
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Top 10 new arrival sTagua necklace

Top 10 New Arrivals

Recently, we have been enjoying an influx of new products arriving every few days! We have enjoyed unpacking the boxes to reveal beautiful new fair trade additions to our shelves (which are positively bulging!) It’s not been an easy job, but we’ve narrowed it down to our top ten new arrivals.   Just trade Tagua…
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Meet the artisans Just trade

Meet the Artisans – Just Trade UK

Peru “Thank you for the work, for me and my family it has been a blessing from the heavens and really I don’t know how we could have coped without it.” Primi – Hope Jewellery, Peru Hope jewellery is handmade by women living in two shanty towns in Lima and two provincial cities in Peru…
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Seedpod

Meet the Artisans – Tilnar Art | Seedpod Animals

  These quirky creatures are handmade in Zimbabwe by Raina Mazwiembiri and her team. They collect seed pods which have fallen from trees, then paint and decorate them to produce these beautiful birds and animals, each with their own unique markings and poses!