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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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Ukuva iafrica

UKUVA iAFRICA

UKUVA iAFRICA: an example of great fair trade in action! One of our favourite food products in the shop is the range of sauces and spices from UKUVA iAFRICA. These are absolutely delicious and can be used in a variety of ways; as marinades, dipping sauces, in fact they can be added to any dish you…
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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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Floats and Boats

Floats and Boats

Introducing our product of the month for April… This month our featured product is the ‘Floats and Boats’ bag collection from Just Trade UK. This boldly coloured collection of wash and cosmetic bags were inspired buy the picturesque British sea side town.  The bags are made from cotton linen which is hand-dyed in bright summer colours…
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Say Hello to Jenny

Say Hello to Jenny

Say Hello to Jenny How long have you been aware of fair trade? I’ve been aware of fair-trade products for many years and have been really pleased to see how they have developed and improved. About 18 years ago I started selling fair-trade crafts from home, and quickly became passionate about fair-trade as a way…
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Fair trading Year 2 Cheque Dan Walker

Two Years of Fair Trading

On Tuesday we celebrated two years of fair trading with an evening with Ben Udejiofo and Dan Walker from TASTE where we presented them with this years profits – an amazing £5600!! Ben told us his exciting plans for our profits, his project this year is to provide a school in Nigeria, whose water is currently…
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Fairtrade everyday in lent part two

Fairtrade: Everyday in Lent (Part two)

Hope you are all getting on well with the first twenty lent challenges! Here are twenty more ideas of things you can do to live more ethically and make a difference to others… 21. Recycle your pens! We now have a Terracycle box in the shop where you can bring your old pens, biros and felt…
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4 Ways To Treat Mum!

4 Ways To Treat Mum!

Fair Trade Gift Inspiration A week to go until Mother’s Day! If you haven’t started thinking about what to buy for that very special lady in your life, fear not as we have some great fair trade gift ideas which are sure to make her smile.     These beautiful hammered silver-plated leaf earrings are…
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Meet Chloe our French Intern

Meet Chloe Our French Intern

Meet Chloé Our French Intern Over the past 8 weeks Chloé has worked as an intern with us. It has been a lovely experience getting to know Chloé and to show her the Sheffield way of life. We wish Chloé the best of luck with the rest of her studies. Now let’s meet Chloé our French intern. Where…
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