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  • Trade Aid Importers is a social enterprise. We are a mission-based organisation and we engage in commercial trading activities to achieve our aims and goals 🥅♥️ We are committed to creating a strong business for the benefit of everyone involved 💪🏼💪🏼 To make sure this is not at the detriment of any of our stakeholders we undertake social accounting to understand our impact at each point of our supply chain ⛓

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  • 💫 Travel update 💫

Michelia, Trade Aid's Development Manager is currently catching up with old friends and visiting artisans working with UPAVIM in Guatemala 🙌🏼 📷: Michelia and Lily. In 2016 Michelia interviewed Lily and she told us her very personal experience of how she had grown and changed through working with UPAVIM. (You can view this here 👇🏼 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnYwM2R-FpI)

Michelia said it was wonderful to catch up with her again in 2019 and to find out that she is now the artisan representative whose role is to advocate for change to improve the artisans working experience. 
UPAVIM is a fully female artisan collective who through profits from their craft work are able to fund early childhood and primary education in their community. Check out our range of products from UPAVIM online or in-store.
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  • This Māori Language Week we'd love to learn how to ask for a fair trade coffee - can anyone help? 🤔 ✨ Whether you’re just starting your reo Māori journey — he tohunga kē rānei koe — engage in te reo Māori and be part of the revitalisation movement ✨
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  • 💫 Travel update 💫

Michelia, Trade Aid's Development Manager is currently visiting artisans working with UPA in small town Taxco el Viejo in the Guerrero region of Mexico 🇲🇽 📷:
  • You asked... We delivered!
So many of you were keen to get your hands on this recipe from our hard-working Sweet Justice Chocolate factory team and now here it is! 👇🏼♥️🙌🏼
These soft-centred rich chocolate treats are sprinkled with raspberry shavings and are sure to delight. This is a complex recipe that requires two days to complete but we promise it’s worth the effort!
Download the recipe at our website ✨
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📷: Our awesome team of volunteers from Trade Aid Wellington
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Change in our coffee packaging

August 29, 2017

You may have noticed a change in our coffee packaging.

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ANEI and coffee quality

June 20, 2017

ANEI is a word in the language of the Arhuaco people, which roughly translated into English means ‘good’ or ‘positive’.

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From Capuchins to cappuccinos – The transformative power of coffee

June 18, 2017

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Finding strength and trust in community

June 14, 2017

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April 12, 2016

With more than a decade of direct experience, Trade Aid is New Zealand’s leading importer of Ethiopian coffees.

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Defining coffee qualities in Ethiopia

February 27, 2016

Ewan Cameron and Justin Purser travelled with a group of commercial coffee roasters from New Zealand to Ethiopia in February 2015.

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A burning issue – climate change and coffee

January 6, 2016

Climate change has been very much in the spotlight recently.

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Milestones on a long road

March 13, 2015

Ten days, 2000km, one pick-pocketing, four visits to co-operatives, one seven-hour vehicle repair job, and four coffee cupping sessions later.

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