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Drink Spotlight: Clipper Fairtrade Seriously Velvety Instant Hot Chocolate



A rich and luxurious instant hot chocolate, perfect for cosying up with on a cold day.


Hot Chocolate
At Clipper, we believe it’s what’s on the inside that counts but it doesn’t hurt being gorgeous on the outside too.

Luxurious chocolates with a conscience, our Fairtrade hot chocolates are deliciously rich, smooth and satisfying and a delight to have in any kitchen cupboard.

Tasting Notes
Our rich and luxurious instant hot chocolate, is simple to prepare by simply adding hot water – it is perfect for cosying up with on a cold day.

Make with hot milk and delight in our rich and extravagant drinking chocolate, ideal for a spot of evening indulgence.




Company: Clipper
Brand: Clipper
Slogan: Natural, Fair & Delicious
Origin: UK
Category: Hot Drinks
Packaging: 28g sachet, 250g,350g, 1kg
Claims: Fairtrade
Variants: Drinking Chocolate, Hot Chocolate, Seriously Velvety Instant Hot Chocolate,
Price: £3.40
Where to Buy: Buy Online, Stockists
Website: clipperteashop.com













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Skin Care Spotlight: Nourish Organic Fair Trade Organic Shea Butter


Fair Trade Certified™ Organic Shea Butter
Ultra-moisturizing for irritated, dry or chapped skin
Reduces the appearance of fine lines, scars and stretch marks
Can be used everywhere, including elbows, knees, feet, hands, face and hair

This pure, Fair Trade organic shea butter will deeply hydrate and soothe even the driest skin. Clinically proven to improve skin elasticity, this rich butter absorbs quickly, heals irritated skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines, scars and stretch marks. Can be used all over the body, including elbows, knees, feet, hands, lips, face and hair.







About the Company
When we founded Nourish more than a decade ago, the words “organic” and “beauty” were never found together. We were concerned by numerous studies and research that shed light on the hazardous chemicals in existing beauty products, and by the lack of regulations in the personal care industry. Believing that what you put on your body is every bit as important as what you put in it, we became “organic beauty pioneers,” determined to create the very first line of chemical-free, environmentally friendly skincare products.

We were the first beauty company to ever work with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to create a collection of products so pure they could be certified organic under the same strict standards the government uses to certify food. And in 2003, we launched Nourish—the world’s first USDA-certified organic skincare collection.

Then, in 2012, we re-introduced the Nourish brand with an even more exciting line up of fabulous USDA certified organic products that you are sure to enjoy. Read More




Brand: Nourish Organic
Origin: Nourish
Slogan: Food For Healthy Skin
Origin: USA
Category: Skin Care
Packaging: 5.5oz (155g)
Claims:  Organic, Gluten Free, Eco Friendly, Vegan, Fair Trade
Price: $14.99
Where to Buy: Buy Online
Website: nourishorganic.com





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Coffee Spotlight: Kickstand Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate


Specialty Organic Coffee in the comfort of your own Home, Office, or On-The-Go

You can serve it Hot or Cold, mixed with milk, sugar, alcohol or even adding it to a ice cream or cake mix. Prepare it to your taste, the possibilities are endless.

Kickstand Coffee requires no equipment. Serve when you need it, close the cap and store it in your refrigerator until you need to make more.




Expertly sourced Organic + Fair Trade Coffees from around the world

We build direct partnerships with farmers committed to quality and sustainability.




About the Company
Kickstand started as a dream to bring specialty coffee to the streets of NYC.

In 2010, we hit the streets of New York City with our bicycle mobile coffee stand, bringing specialty coffee to outdoor markets and events. One year later, we began bottling our much-loved iced coffee in its concentrated form.

Great coffee, no matter how it is brewed, starts with great beans. We proudly brew organic single origin coffee sourced and expertly roasted. We strive to bring a level of transparency to our brand that is unlike any other ready-to-serve coffee; We list the origin and actual roast date of the specific coffee being used on every bottle.

The proprietary cold brewing process creates a coffee concentrate that, when mixed into either cold or hot water, presents a coffee drink with a fresh-brewed taste – even if it has been sitting in the fridge for weeks.

Our cold brew offerings vary seasonally and each one provides something unique. From tea-like Kenyan coffee, to a chocolate brownie Nicaraguan, we work hard to show each coffee’s strengths through roast profiles, brew times and grinds.

All of this without the requirement of expensive equipment or machinery. Instantly make a cup of specialty quality coffee in the comforts of your home. Served hot, over ice, or as an ingredient in your favorite coffee based recipes.




Company: Kickstand
Brand: Kickstand
Origin: USA
Category: Coffee
Packaging: 32oz bottle
Claims: Cold Brew, Organic, Fair Trade
Variants: Coffee Concentrate, Tea Concentrate
Price: $23.00
Where to buy: Buy Online
Website: kickstandglobal.com






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Food Spotlight: Nutiva Organic Sunflower and Red Palm Oil Blend


Our Sunflower & Red Palm Oil Blend is versatile, delicious and easy to use. Red palm oil provides antioxidant vitamins A & E with tocopherols/tocotrienols from vitamin E and beta-carotene from vitamin A. Sunflower oil contributes to the higher smoke point of 350° F making it perfect for medium heat cooking.

With a light buttery flavor, this versatile oil is ideal for sautéing and simmering. It’s especially delicious with grains like rice, millet and quinoa. Contains no soy or canola oils and is vegan. It is organic, non-GMO and Fair Trade certified. The vibrant red color reveals the presence of antioxidant vitamins A & E naturally found in red palm oil. Just 1 tablespoon provides 32% daily value of Vitamin A and 10% daily value of Vitamin E. A natural separation process makes the red palm oil liquid, with the bonus of increasing monounsaturated fats (omega-9s).

All Nutiva red palm oil is sourced from small, organic family farms in partnership with Natural Habitats ™. Our palm oil does not contribute to deforestation or habitat destruction.

Sustainably-sourced red palm oil
Fair trade certified red palm oil
No hexane, soy or canola
Non-hydrogenated (Zero Trans fats!)
No cholesterol

*Bottled in a facility that packs peanut oil.




About Red Palm Oil
You may not yet be familiar with the amazing nutrition and taste of red palm oil, but for over 5,000 years it has been a staple of indigenous cultures. Legend has it that this sacred food was revered for its healthful properties and entombed with the pharaohs of ancient Egypt for their enjoyment in the afterlife.

One of our most recent discoveries, red palm oil is a nutrient-dense culinary oil. Its rich orange color reveals the presence of antioxidant vitamins A and E, in the forms of beta-carotene and rare tocotrienols and tocopherols of the vitamin E family.



 About the Company
In a world where the industrialized food system has led us down a tangled path, where food choices have been reduced to the lesser-of-evils, and where distrust reigns, we are the champions of the greater good.

Tireless seekers of pure and delicious foods that will nourish our bodies and our planet, we have devoted ourselves to a dream, a vision, a mission. We will revolutionize the way the world eats! And in so doing we will bring nourishment and balance, health and well being, sustainability and community to people and planet. Read More


Company: Nutiva
Brand:  Nutiva
Origin: USA
Category: Oils
Packaging: 16fl oz, 32fl oz
Claims: Fair Trade, Vegan
Price: $7.99 (16fl oz), $12.99 (32fl oz)
Where to Buy: Buy Online
Website: nutiva.com

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Dessert Spotlight: NadaMoo! Vanilla Cha-Cha-Chai

A creamy blend of vanilla and chai spices reminiscent of your favorite coffee shop indulgence.



organic coconut milk, fair trade certified organic agave nectar, organic tapioca syrup solids, organic inulin, natural chai extract, natural brown color, organic guar gum, sea salt, organic locust bean gum. CONTAINS TREE NUTS (COCONUT).




About the Company
Founded in 2004, NadaMoo! was born of part inspiration and part determination.

You see, from the time she was very young, the sister of NadaMoo’s creator struggled with seasonal allergies. When she was an adult, a nutritionist recommended eliminating certain trigger foods from her diet in an effort to control them. Watching her sister say goodbye to breads, pastries and – gasp! – ice cream, an opportunity was spoted to make her sister’s road to health a little more enjoyable, and began re-inventing their favorite desserts, making versions without dairy, eggs, soy, wheat or sugar. There were hits and misses along the way (don’t ask about the birthday lemon tart) but being a good sister and a curious cook, perseverance eventually lead to that perfect combination of both really healthy and really delicious: NadaMoo!  Read More



Company: Little Red Rooster Inc
Brand: NadaMoo!
Origin: USA
Category: Frozen Desserts
Packaging: 1 Pint
Claims: Fair Trade Certified, Organic, Kosher, Vegan, Gluten Free
Variants: Java Crunch, Lotta Mint Chip, Gotta Do Chocolate, mmm..Maple Pecan, Creamy Coconut, Vanilla..ahhh, Sweet Cherry Lime, Chocolate Almond Chip, Bananas for PB & Chocolate, Vanilla Cha Cha Chai
Price: Coming Soon
Where to Buy: Store Locator
Website: nadamoo.com

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Snack Review: 22 Days PB&J & Chocolate Chip Nirvana Protein Bar


Truly the gold standard of any Vegan protein bar!
20g of organic raw brown rice protein plus soy-free, gluten-free & Non GMO
Packed with the recovery benefits of a complete, and balanced amino acid profile.
Super tasty and delicious organic flavor

Nobody ever says “Go for the bronze”. Or “Hey, that gold is nice, but silver would have been amazing.” And so we present to you our golden-wrapped protein bar with 20g of organic raw brown rice protein and packed with the recovery benefits of a complete, and balanced amino acid profile. It’s the ultimate bar to take to the head of the pack – right where you belong.


Organic Rice Protein, Organic Peanut Butter, Organic Tapioca Syrup, Organic Dates, Organic Inulin, Organic Dark Chocolate Chips – Non-Dairy (Organic Evaporated Cane Juice, Organic Cocoa Butter, Organic Chocolate Liquor, Organic Vanilla), Organic Sesame Seeds, Organic Sprouted Flax.

ALLERGENS: Contains Peanuts. Manufactured in a facility that also processes other products which may contain soy, tree nuts, peanuts, milk, egg, and/or wheat (gluten).



About the Company
As a vegan, world -renowned exercise physiologist Marco Borges was always in search of the perfect nutrition for optimum wellness. He found that the options were limited to provide his clients with the types of foods they needed to perform at their best. Unwilling to settle for what was available on the market, Marco sought out to formulate nutrition-packed vegan options for people who are trying to transform their lives, bodies and habits.

Company: 22 Days Nutrition
Brand: 22 Days Nutrition
Origin: USA
Category: Bars
Packaging: 75g
Claims: Organic, Gluten Free, Fair Trade Certified, Processed with Solar Energy, Vegan, Kosher
Variants: Protein Bars, Energy Bars, Protein Powders
Price: $35.88 (12 x 75g)
Where to buy: Buy Online, Store Locator



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Drink Review: Fruit Passion Fairtrade Apple Juice

Fruit Passion seeks to create fruity products to inspire you. Exciting, tempting, tasty drinks & treats that give you a healthy burst of vitality. Every juice is a mini masterpiece; a zesty work of art to fill you with inspiration.

We want our juice to leave a nice taste in your mouth. so this is from our Fairtrade range, it’s a simpe idea with a big mission. To transform the lives of the growers and their families across the developing world.


Pure Apple Juice from concentrate.

All ingredients that can be Fairtrade are Fairtrade and certified to international Fairtrade standards. Total 100%. Fairtrade provides a better deal for producers in developing countries

Company: Traidcraft
Brand: Fruit Passion
Slogan: Fighting Poverty Through Trade
Origin: UK
Category: Juice
Packaging: 200
Claims: Fair Trade, Vegan, Eco Friendly Packaging
Variants: Apple, Orange
Price: £14.85   (27 x 200)
Where to Buy: Buy Online
Website: traidcraftshop.co.uk




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Snack Review: Chocolate Break Geobar


A scrumptious chewy Fairtrade cereal bar with oats and raisins half coated in milk chocolate.

Our Chocolate Break Geobar is a brilliant mix of raisins, toasted wheat flakes, oats, crisped rice, honey and half coated in delicious milk chocolate.



Oats, *Invert Sugar Syrup (17.6%) [*Sugar (13.2%), Water], Fairtrade Milk Chocolate (17%) [*Sugar (7.9%), Whole Milk Powder (4.0%), *Cocoa Butter (2.8%), *Cocoa Mass (2.1%), Emulsifier: Soya Lecithin], *Raisins (11.2%)[*Raisins (11.1%), Vegetable Oil], Glucose Syrup, Rice And Wheat Flakes [Rice, Wholegrain Wheat, Sugar, Wheat Gluten, Barley Malt Extract, Wheatflour, Dried Skimmed Milk, Salt, Wheat Germ, Emulsifier E471], *Crisped Rice (7.0%)[*Rice Flour (6.3%), Malted Barley Flour, *Sugar (0.3%), Sunflower Oil, Emulsifier (Sunflower Lecithin)], *Honey (2.3%), Sunflower Oil, *Molasses Sugar Syrup (1.1%), Glycerine




Allergy Advice
Don’t forget our Chocolate Break Geobar contains wheat, barley, oats, gluten, milk and soya. They may contain traces of nuts and/or seeds too.

It’s not just our Geobars that we have made better than ever, our new box is recyclable and made with 93% recycled materials. Right now we’re afraid that our wrapper is not yet recyclable, but we are working on it – so watch this space.

About the Company
When we started making Geobar cereal bars in 1999 we didn’t know if anyone would buy them…

We just wanted to create a new kind of snack which combined a mixture of high quality Fairtrade ingredients from around the world. It’s not rocket science. We weren’t trying to split the atom, or work out what relativity was. For a start we’re not that clever – and besides someone else had already done those things. Read More


Company: Traidcraft
Brand: Geobar
Slogan: Change the World One Bite at a Time
Origin: UK
Category: Snacks
Packaging: 32g bar (box of 6)
Claims: Fair Trade, Vegan, Eco Friendly Packaging
Variants: Chocolate Break, Apricot, Chocolate, Crunchy Granola,
Price: £12.90 (6 x 32g)
Where to Buy: Buy Online, Stockists
Website: lovegeobar.com


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Chocolate Spotlight: Alter Eco Dark Velvet Truffles



A rich dark milk chocolate center nestled in a soft, creamy wonderland of Peruvian dark milk chocolate



The sweet, rich deliciousness we all love is no longer just good –it can also be really, really good for you. Our boule is given that signature creamy, melty deliciousness in the center by mixing cacao with coconut oil

Coconut oil has been used for thousands of years by cultures all over the world for its healthy qualities, and we believe it’s one of nature’s most nourishing oils.

Cane sugar, cocoa butter, whole milk powder, coconut oil, cacao beans, caramel flavor, vanilla beans
Cocoa: 39 % minimum

Organic ingredients: 99.97%

*Fair trade certified ingredients: 81%

*Milk powder and butter are sourced locally and are therefore not fair trade certifiable







About the Company
As committed food activists, we travel far and wide to bring you the world’s most exotic, delicious and sustainable foods

Company: Alter Eco Foods
Brand: Alter Eco
Slogan: Nourishing Foodies, Farmer and Field
Origin: USA
Category: Chocolate
Packaging: Bag of 10 pieces
Claims: Fair Trade Certified
Variants: Dark Velvet, Dark Black
Price: $7.99 USD
Where to Buy: Store Locator, Direct on Website
Website: alterecofoods.com





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Tea Spotlight: Third Street Chai Unsweetened Green Tea


Microbrewed with hand-picked tea leaves from the lush region of Nilgiri, India.

Premium green tea brewed with filtered water.



Real Brewed Tea
Award-Winning Taste
1 Liter (33.8 oz) Bottle
Recyclable Glass
Colorful, Easy, Tear-away Display Cases
Zero Calories
Fair-TradeCertified ™
Gluten-Free Certified
Non-GMO Verified



About the Ingredients
There are whole ingredients, there are fresh ingredients, and there are whole, fresh, all-natural, Fair Trade ingredients. We hope you can guess which ones we like. We also like to know everything about them, from their first days as a little spice shoot to the people that planted them in the first place. That’s why we visit the origin of the spices in each Third Street blend every year, just to cozy up to the farmers, their environments and the living standards of each location. (And yes, it is absolutely awful to travel to all these exotic places, smell buckets and buckets of fresh nutmeg and cardamom, and form new friendships the world over.)



About the Company
We know, we know. It’s nearly impossible to imagine life without chai. But in 1995, chai was – actually, chai wasn’t. Back then, you’d say “chai” to someone and they’d glaze over, like you were speaking Ewok. So when we (we being a few kids at a coffee shop) started selling the homemade blends of teas and spices we loved sipping after long training rides and even longer nights (again, we were young, ahem), people probably thought we were nuts.

Most people, anyway. But not Boulder people. In 1995, Boulder, Colorado was already a mecca for sustainable, somewhat “experimental” things, welcoming all kinds of new-comers to an industry they were calling natural foods. And as we were already swimming in a sea of tea and tofu, we set out to make our own mark. Read More


Company: Third Street Chai
Brand: Third Street Chai
Origin: USA
Category: Iced Tea
Packaging: 1 liter glass bottle
Claims: Fair Trade, Organic
Variants: Unsweetened Black, Unsweetened Green
Price: Coming Soon
Where to Buy: Coming Soon
Where to Buy: Buy Online, Store Locator
Website: thirdstreetchai.com





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