KCE Fairtrade Campaign. Could you help to give that extra little bit ?
What is Fair Trade? It is an independent non-profit organisation; it has the fair trade logo on every product that sells in the UK. It has internationally agreed Fair trade standards, Their vision is “ Our vision is of a world in which justice and sustainable development are at the heart of trade structures and practices so that everyone, through their work, can maintain a decent and dignified livelihood and develop their full potential.
Advantages of Fair Trade... The advantages of fair trade is that it is trying to give everyone equal opportunities and can live their lives to the best they can with the extra bit of money they are getting for their jobs! The government have funded the fair trade with double the money so this will help them to improve their projects and achieve their visions.
Why you should buy Fair Trade.. Although buying Fair Trade products is more expensive than ordinary products, that extra bit of money gets its way back to all of the people make it. The extra bit of money helps the people that are living in 3 rd world countries to keep their little businesses running and support their families.
There are many different products that may attract you to buy fair trade products. Not only does it give that extra bit of money to the people who are working really hard at the beginning of the procedure. Fair Trade Products... <ul><li>Bananas </li></ul><ul><li>Chocolate + cocoa </li></ul><ul><li>Sugar </li></ul><ul><li>Honey </li></ul><ul><li>Wine </li></ul><ul><li>Cotton </li></ul><ul><li>Coffee </li></ul><ul><li>Flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Tea </li></ul><ul><li>Fresh fruits </li></ul>
Production of chocolate... http://www.divinechocolate.com/about/bean-to-bar.aspx
Other Schemes Similar To Fair Trade... Other schemes that are similar to fair trade are.. TraidCraft Sweatshop
<ul><li>Sainsbury support fair trade </li></ul>Supermarkets that support fair trade... Sainsbury’s support fair trade, all of their bananas are now fair trade. They also sell fair trade chocolate and ice cream. Many other stores sell fair trade such as... Tesco sell fair trade chocolate called Divine Co-op has also changed all of their own label hot beverages to fair trade. Waitrose and Asda sell fair trade bananas
Where can consumers find out about the products? There are load of different websites that give information about fair trade products. This website gives information about fair trade chocolate – Divine http:// www.divinechocolate.com/home/default.aspx This website is about all parts of fair trade and products http:// www.fairtrade.org.uk /