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    Picnic Pizza? Celebrate Fairtrade Any Way You Want!

    9 May 2017 by Kathleen McCoy, Events and Communications Assistant Manager

    Deep in the heart of the Windy City, more than 30 ethical business and community members held the largest Fair Trade celebration in the USA! How will you celebrate World Fair Trade Day?

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  • Zesa Raw Sugar

    Rediscovering the "Safe" Sugar

    9 February 2016 by Michelle Jean, co-founder of Zesa Raw, a ‘fair-free trade’ social enterprise

    Unrefined cane sugar, the product of a centuries-old process, has had a long journey in and out of obscurity. Organic cane farmers from Costa Rica and Zesa Raw are returning it to the prominence it deserves.

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  • Ice Cream for Breakfast Day 2016

    Win Ice Cream for Breakfast

    5 February 2016 by Mary Linnell-Simmons, Marketing and Communications Manager

    February 6th is Ice Cream For Breakfast Day (yes...yes it is). Enter our flash competition to win a pint of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream to celebrate!

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  • #FollowTheBanana from Farm to Port

    A Fairtrade Banana's Journey

    23 October 2015 by Kyle Freund

    Ever wonder how bananas reach supermarkets here in the United States? This fun comic explains who helps get you your favorite fruit.

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  • Divine Chocolate Praline Cupcakes

    Sweeten your day – thank a cocoa farmer

    18 October 2015 by Liz Miller of Divine Chocolate

    It’s National Chocolate Cupcake Day! Crazy to think that there is a whole day dedicated to one particular type of dessert, but there you go. This year, we celebrate with Divine Chocolate and the cocoa farmers of Ghana who co-own the Fairtrade chocolate company.

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