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Tag: June

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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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 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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TASTE project update

TASTE Project Update

Money turns to water   TASTE Project Update In April we were delighted to announce we had been able to donate £5000 from our first year’s profits to TASTE (Transfer of Appropriate Sustainable Technology & Expertise) and we have now had notification that the money is already being spent. It was earmarked to help a village…
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Father's Day Gift Inspiration

Father’s Day Gift Inspiration

Father’s Day Gift Inspiration  Stuck for ideas?   Men! Dads! – What kind of gift do you get for one? Something practical? Something chocolatey? Why not treat your dad with great fairly traded gift. Perfect for him and perfect for the artisans who made the products. That is because those artisans are paid a fair price and…
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leave the office early

Leave the office early day – June 2nd

Leave the office early day – June 2nd Author: Richard Smith Employees have the opportunity to go home sooner on ‘Leave the office early day’. By increasing their own effectiveness and efficiency within their place of work. This day was created by Laura Stack, a workplace productivity specialist. Its aim is to maximise production with an incentive, creating…
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BAFTS blog June 2016

BAFTS Membership Blog post – June 2016

BAFTS Membership – what it means to us Author: Jenny Coleman We are excited to tell you that we are now full members of BAFTS (The British Association for Fair Trade Shops & Suppliers). BAFTS brings together independent shops and suppliers who are united in their core purpose to bring about fundamental changes in the status of developing…
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