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Ethical Clothing Brands – Our Top Picks

We recently posted this picture on our Facebook page and it became one of the most engaged with posts we have ever posted. What does that tell us? It encourages us that our customers care about the person who made their clothes and the environmental impact clothing manufacture is having. We were asked by one…
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Say Hello to Alison!

Alison is one of our wonderful volunteers and has been a familiar face over the last three years. As well as her friendly and welcoming nature she is also one of the shop’s best customers! She just can’t resist when we get new products in! We’ve asked her a few questions to help you to…
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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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Meet Fairtrade Lucy

Meet Fair trade Lucy

What is your favourite fair trade product? It’s so hard for me to pick one product! I love so much of what we sell.  If I have to choose I would probably choose the Kilombero Rice as it’s such a great example of the way fair trade can impact the whole community.  JTS empower these…
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Meet the Artisans - Lanka Kade

Meet the Artisans – Lanka Kade

In the first in our series of ‘Meet the Artisans’ series we would like to introduce you to the people who work for Lanka Kade and make the beautiful and brightly coloured toys we sell in the shop.  Step into the shop and it’s hard to miss the boldly coloured chunky puzzles, beautifully painted wooden…
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Meet the Artisans Behind the Products

Our Fairtrade products are sourced from more than 30 countries across the globe. Fairtrade empowers artisan craftspeople and farmers to raise their living standards above the poverty line. This is achieved by paying a fair wage for their work and through the Fairtrade premium, which enables the community to support local projects such as health…
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Meet the Team – Say ‘Sannu’ to Dickson

Say ‘Sannu’ to Dickson

Meet the Team – Say ‘Sannu’ to Dickson Where were you born? I was born in northern Nigeria in a big city called Kaduna. I moved to the UK in 2011 for protection. What was your career in Nigeria? I was studying as an electrical engineer and was starting my own business. I continued my…
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Meet Ben from TASTE

Meet Ben from TASTE

Why did you come to Sheffield? I came to Sheffield in 1985 to read Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Sheffield. I was born in Nigeria but came to the UK when I was 8 years old. I was brought up in London and never thought I would live anywhere else until I…
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Ey Up Richard

Ey Up Richard

No doubt if you have paid a visit to the shop you have met our lovely apprentice Richard! We thought we’d help you to get to know him a little better by asking him a few questions… How did you start working at Good Taste? I’ve known Jenny and Rob most of my life, so…
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Chocolate Easter Nests

Fair Trade Chocolate Easter Nests

With the school holidays in full swing I’m looking for activities to occupy my three children. They all love baking, especially things like chocolate Easter nests, but it can be tricky to bake with all three of them at once in my tiny kitchen! I’m a big fan of ‘no-bake’ baking that can be done at…
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