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  • Classic Dark or Original Milk ~ which is your favourite? 🤔

Our Original Milk chocolate bar is deliciously creamy, and slightly sweeter than our Pure Milk chocolate, and is a truly decadent delight ♥️ Our Classic Dark chocolate bar is smooth, velvety and slightly sweeter than our Pure Dark chocolate and is a perfectly “bittersweet” treat ♥️ Both are 100% guaranteed fair trade, come in compostable packaging and are made in Christchurch 🙌🏼 Available from Trade Aid shops, stockists and of course online! #fairtradefood #fairtrade #fairtradechocolate #fairtradetreats #fairtradeeats #darkchocolate #milkchocolate #organic
  • We think this large hogla basket will make a beautiful addition to your home 😍

It has sturdy handles and an elegant star design ⭐️ Hand made by Dhaka Handicrafts in Bangladesh, purchasing this basket makes a difference in the lives of skilled artisans 🙌🏼 #fairtrade #handmade #baskets #hoogla #star #fairtradefashion #fairtradestyle #tradeaid
  • Are you looking for an easy, breezy summery scarf? 
Beautifully handcrafted, this 100% silk scarf was made in India by talented artisans from Equitable Marketing Association (EMA) in India and is perfect for balmy summer evenings 🙌🏼 Shop 👉🏼
  • We love this and thought you might like it too 😮

Pictured below is a mat made from six of our table runners hand sewn together by one of Trade Aid Dunedin's customers. Isn't it fabulous!? 😍

Do you use Trade Aid products to create something entirely new? We've had a few sent through over the years - we'd love to see your handiwork if you do!

See the original product 👉🏼
  • Our latest #obsession 😍

Have you experienced the satisfying snap?

#Delicious thin pieces of smooth, milk #chocolate infused with lightly toasted sesame seeds, #quinoa crisp and a pinch of sea salt.

Manufactured in #NewZealand using the finest #organic cocoa and sugar from #cooperatives of #small-scale producers.

Shop 👉🏼
  • Post-work-break-up pre-Christmas dream-scenes. How many hyphens can we use? Happy Friday everybody! 
#kantha #blockprint #ugandanbaskets #halfthesky #fairtrade


Trade Aid Christchurch shop is on the move

January 31, 2018

Our Christchurch shop has enjoyed its time at the Container Mall but now it is time to say goodbye as we prepare to move on to our new, exciting location. We will be re-opening in March 2018.

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Product recall

December 21, 2017

Trade Aid Importers advises that we are voluntarily recalling the SIPA ‘Clown Counting Set’ due to a safety hazard of a small part.

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Tropical chocolate bark

December 11, 2017

The perfect edible gift idea with many possible variations.

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Spiced chocolate truffles

There’s something very personal and meaningful about a gift that you took the time to make yourself. 

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Homemade fair trade ice-cream

December 4, 2017

Did you know it’s super easy to make your own ice-cream at home? And you don’t necessarily need dairy or refined sugar either!

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Jute is beaut

November 20, 2017

The fair trade and eco-friendly alternative to single use plastic bags

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Vi Cottrell presented with a Tempus Award

November 15, 2017

A lifelong passion and a willingness to help those in need has seen former Woodford House student Vi Cottrell presented with a Tempus Award

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Audited Social Accounting

November 7, 2017

Journey with us through a pictorial display

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New recipe: Chocolate brownie

October 30, 2017

An easy to make, delicious chocolate brownie

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Sure to delight

October 18, 2017

Made to feel good, our new range of gift hampers are sure to delight.

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Trade Aid pop up shops

October 17, 2017

Now you have more options to discover our beautiful handcrafted and artisan goods

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‘There is no shortage of desire to make a difference – people just need to know what to do’

October 9, 2017

Every year, the market research agency Colmar Brunton releases its ‘Better Futures Report’

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New collection of free online teaching resources

October 2, 2017

Trade Aid is excited to present a new collection of free online innovative and inspiring teaching resources.  

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Principled is the new black

September 27, 2017

Fresh new leather bags and wallets handmade by artisans in a workshop just out of Kolkata, India.

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Celebrating Cambodian Handicraft Association

September 2, 2017

Over the next two weeks our Trade Aid shops are celebrating CHA. Learn about how you can make a difference in the lives of these talented artisans.

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Selected spices on special

We have a selection of our beautiful fair trade and organic spices on sale.

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