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Trade Aid shifts focus, progressively closing retail stores

March 22, 2024

Trade Aid recognises its 50 years of achievements and success during which the lives of thousands of producers and farmers have been improved.  Trade Aid also has a responsibility to ensure the organisation’s viability for the next 50 years

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Shifting Landscape of Ethiopian Coffee

December 11, 2023

Ethiopia is a country which is truly unique in the world of coffee – it is well known as the birthplace of the plant Coffea Arabica from which is obtained what is probably the most popular beverage in the world.

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An Ethiopian Coffee Odyssey

Looking down from the plane window while descending into Addis Ababa for the first time in late 2005, I could see hundreds of houses dotted across the rural hillsides

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Impact Story: Tagel Girma

Tagel Girma has a dream. He wants to save lives.

Tagel lives in rural Ethiopia, in the fertile coffee-growing region of Yirgacheffe. Growing up in an area which has seen very little development

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Store closure dates

November 1, 2023

Saying goodbye isn’t easy. With heavy hearts, we’re bidding farewell to 13 of our stores by the end of June.

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Just in time for Christmas!

October 18, 2023

New Milk Chocolate Orange and Dark Chocolate Mint Sticks

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Woven with love

October 1, 2023

Our hand woven baskets are crafted with care, skill and love.

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Lemon Crunch joins the range

September 12, 2023

There is an exciting new addition to the 100g Chocolate range. Organic Fair Trade Lemon Crunch Milk Chocolate, rich, smooth, lemon-infused milk chocolate with crunchy quinoa.

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Trade Aid welcomes next step in overdue modern slavery legislation

July 28, 2023

Trade Aid welcomes the Government’s announcement today that reform to modern slavery legislation will be imminent, and hopes that firm action on this commitment to introduce a bill to Parliament will be prioritised to the short-term.

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50 Years of Trading Fair

May 5, 2023

On World Fair Trade Day (13 May) we celebrate the possibility of using business to build a better world.

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Coffee of the month – Autumn Roast

May 1, 2023

Our limited edition Autumn Roast celebrates co-operatives working in the regions of Guatemala, Congo and Mexico.

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Chocolate the Trade Aid way

December 16, 2022

There is a huge amount of criticism about the chocolate industry, and often rightly so. Like you, we have concerns around how many behave within the industry, especially on the global stage.

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Festive Brown Sugar Pavlova

December 13, 2022

Nothing says “It’s Christmas’ like a Festive Brown Sugar Pav topped with Baileys cream and toasted hazelnuts!

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We’re saying no to black friday

November 21, 2022

Black Friday is coming, and you won’t find a sale here. Big sales and frivolous consumerism creates excess, makes an unfair world and is hurting our environment. 

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Dark Passionfruit Curd Tart

November 18, 2022

  Laura from the food team is back with another delicious recipe! This Dark Passionfruit Curd Tart is the perfect treat this Christmas.    Download the recipe here> Shop ingredients here>

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Live Green This Summer

November 8, 2022

Be thoughtful, think green this summer. We believe that small steps lead to big change. 

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