Future is sweeter for Mauritian sugar farmers.

Are you looking for Fairtrade ingredients for the Great Derbyshire Dales Fairtrade Bake Off? Then this news might interest you: Waitrose has announced that its entire range of own-label speciality baking sugars has been switched to Fairtrade, with small-scale farmers in Mauritius set to benefit from every bag that is sold.   The supermarket offers…

30% reduction in the price of sugar

Why is it important to buy Fairtrade Sugar?  To date, Fairtrade sugar has had considerable success in the UK. In 2013 over £5.5 million of Fairtrade Premium went to producer groups in countries from Belize to Zambia. Approximately 40% of the sugar sold in shops in the UK today is Fairtrade. However, the price that…