Blogs : fairtrade


Retailer marks Fairtrade Fortnight with donation of special Fairtrade footballs to Chesterfield FC Women

Posted by James Brindle | 05/03/2020 | Category: Fairtrade

Central England Co-op has given a boost to a local football team in Chesterfield with a special donation of Fairtrade footballs to mark Fairtrade Fortnight.

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Central England Co-op research suggests shoppers are continuing to choose Fairtrade

Posted by James Brindle | 28/02/2020 | Category: Fairtrade

Our latest research for Fairtrade Fortnight shows shoppers are increasingly finding a place for Fairtrade products in their baskets.

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Central England Co-op urge customers to ‘do good at home and overseas’ this Fairtrade Fortnight

Posted by James Brindle | 18/02/2020 | Category: Fairtrade

To mark Fairtrade Fortnight Central England Co-op is urging customers to ‘do good at home and overseas’ by supporting farmers abroad while helping those less fortunate in their own communities.

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Fairtrade Fortnight 2019 – taking a closer look at seven major products

Posted by James Brindle | 04/03/2019 | Category: Fairtrade

As we kick off the second week of Fairtrade Fortnight 2019 we take a closer look at the seven core Fairtrade products we stock in our Food Stores.

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Fairtrade Fortnight 2019 – The important links between Fairtrade and the Co-op

Posted by James Brindle | 25/02/2019 | Category: Fairtrade

Fairtrade Fortnight 2019 is underway and our first blog looks at the history of Fairtrade and its important links with the Co-op.

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Fairtrade in history

Posted by Heather Clapton | 01/03/2018 | Category: Fairtrade

Fairtrade Fortnight runs from 26th February – 11th March, and Central England Co-operative will be celebrating with lots of community and educational activities for children in schools. The sessions are to raise awareness of the Fairtrade movement and how shopping more ethically can make a difference. But how did Fairtrade come about and how did the Co-operative become involved?

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Central England Co-op celebrates great food and ethical trading during Fairtrade Fortnight

Posted by Heather Clapton | 19/02/2018 | Category: Fairtrade

This year’s Fairtrade Fortnight is 26th February – 11th March, and Central England Co-op is celebrating by reminding customers and colleagues what Fairtrade is all about. Fairtrade Fortnight focuses on the people who produce our food and aims to get people to making ethical choices in their everyday shopping. 

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Seven Different Things people might not know about Fairtrade

Posted by Heather Clapton | 27/02/2017 | Category: Fairtrade

Seven Different Things people might not know about Fairtrade.

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