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THE FAIR TRADE SHOP
Trading for a fairer world
Meet Our Suppliers………
At the Fair Trade Shop, we offer a wide range of products ethically sourced from suppliers committed to the principles and practice of fair trade, many of which are certified. Information about the selected supplier and its product range can be found below, or click here to see our map showing product source locations. More information can be obtained from the supplier’s own web site by clicking the logo.……
Green & Black’s was founded on the Portobello Road by husband and wife team Craig Sams & Jo Fairley in 1991. Contrary to popular belief, there is no Mrs Green or Mr Black -
Its organic chocolate is certified by the Fairtrade Foundation and it is proud to say that in 1994 Maya Gold was the first chocolate in the UK to be awarded the Fairtrade mark. The bar was inspired by a traditional Mayan drink of cocoa and spice from Belize and to capture the taste of the bar, they blended dark chocolate with a refreshing twist of orange, perfectly balanced by the warmth of cinnamon, nutmeg and a hint of vanilla.
Their Velvet Edition Cocoa is sourced through Cocoa Life, a holistic, cocoa sustainability program in partnership with Fairtrade. Launched in 2012, Cocoa Life will invest $400 million by 2022 to empower 200,000 cocoa farmers and reach one million community members in six key cocoa growing regions. Farming communities working with Cocoa Life gain knowledge and skills that improve their livelihoods, strengthen their communities, empower women, and inspire the new generation of cocoa farmers.
To visit the Green and Black’s web site and learn more of its operations, click the logo below.