Earthbound teamed up with Chef Shannon Smuts from Pure Good, the good folk at Think Organic and the interior masters from Blok to bring you the easiest and most delicious organic dishes, each created as the perfect pairing to their organic wines.
New actions on climate, textiles and gender are among a range of initiatives introduced by Fairtrade over the past year and showcased in its annual report released today. The report, “Driving Sales, Deepening Impact”, highlights Fairtrade’s commitment to deliver more impact for farmers and workers and to enable them to have a fairer share
Five years ago Cadbury Dairy Milk South Africa made a commitment to sourcing their cocoa and sugar fairly and sustainably, which means that cocoa farmers in Ghana and sugar farmers in countries such as South Africa are able to benefit from secured sales and the additional Fairtrade Development Premium.
Enaleni Vineyards is pleased to announce Miss Earth South Africa as the brand’s new ambassador. The newly formed partnership will see the two entities joining forces with the goal to make a measurable difference in the lives of those living and working on the Enaleni farm.
Enjoy a bowl of hearty lentil and chorizo soup with an equally tasty glass of Place in the Sun Shiraz.
Italian confectionery company Ferrero will double the amount of cocoa it purchases from Fairtrade farmers – to 40,000 metric tonnes over the next three years. Ferrero also announced a new collaboration with Fairtrade on cane sugar, with plans to source 20,000 metric tonnes of Fairtrade cane sugar between mid-2016 and 2019.
From education to eye-care, to micro-lending, mobile libraries and soccer fields, the Fairtrade Development Premium is helping to transform farming communities across South Africa.
In response to the numerous consumer queries about where to buy Fairtrade products, Fairtrade South Africa has launched the world’s first Fairtrade Webstore - an online platform where consumers will be able to shop their favourite products with the world’s most recognised and trusted ethical label.
Cocoa industry experts say the supply of cocoa is not growing as fast as the demand for cocoa products, like chocolate, and that there will be a global shortage of cocoa within the next five years.