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From TheJournal.ie Social burden: The cost of cheap clothes and consumers' power to change it Fairtrade

Social burden: The cost of cheap clothes and consumers' power to change it

Would people pay an extra €5 per product to ensure foreign workers’ safety and wellbeing?

From TheJournal.ie In Ireland we eat about 5 million bananas every week, but do you know where they come from? Opinion

In Ireland we eat about 5 million bananas every week, but do you know where they come from?

Bananas are one of the most political commodities we put in our shopping baskets every week. Do you know how they made it to your local supermarket, asks Peter Gaynor.

From TheJournal.ie Would you be bothered if your cuppa was made with slave labour? Opinion

Would you be bothered if your cuppa was made with slave labour?

Major brands and coffee chains have led the way, but few Irish supermarkets actively support Fairtrade.

From TheJournal.ie Nestlé wants 100% of their cocoa to come from sustainable sources #delicious Ethics

Nestlé wants 100% of their cocoa to come from sustainable sources

The company is working to ensure agricultural practices are sustainable and that safe and healthy working conditions are in place.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What was once called 'the white gold' is no longer a source of hope Fair Is Fair

Column: What was once called 'the white gold' is no longer a source of hope

In the past three years, sales of Fairtrade cotton in Europe has fallen – leaving those who produce it without the support needed to build a better future, writes Dunstan Burke.

You've seen Fairtrade Ireland's Brad Pitt spoof, right? Fair Play This post contains videos

You've seen Fairtrade Ireland's Brad Pitt spoof, right?

Fair play to Fairtrade Fortnight’s launch ad. Well played, banana-toting man, well played.