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Newcastle upon Tyne / An ethical investment organisation. Working together to provide fair finance in disadvantaged communities.
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Remember: Behind every cup of #tea, there is a person. Will you treat them fairly? #FairTrade

Fair Trade helps make the right choices the easiest ones. Look for the Fair Trade Certified™ seal when you shop. Find Fair Trade products here.

Did you know that cashew nuts are actually seeds? They adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple, the fruit of the cashew tree, which is native to the coastal areas of northeastern Brazil.

Did you know that cashew nuts are actually seeds? They adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple, the fruit of the cashew tree, which is native to the coastal areas of northeastern Brazil.

Mango orchards go some way to help mitigate the effects of climate change in Burkina Faso.

Mango orchards go some way to help mitigate the effects of climate change in Burkina Faso.

If all the bananas grown in the world every year were placed end to end, they would circle the earth 2,000 times. Amazed? Read on for more fascinating facts on the fourth most important staple crop in the world.

If all the bananas grown in the world every year were placed end to end, they would circle the earth times. Read on for more fascinating facts on the fourth most important staple crop in the world.

Learn a little more about the source of your favourite Fairtrade chocolate products. Around 50m people depend on cocoa for their livelihoods.

Peruvian cocoa and coffee producers, Naranjillo are using Shared Interest funds to push the boundaries of cocoa production in Peru.

The quinoa plant is also tough and durable - being able to grow high up in the Andean plateaus, some 3.500 metres above sea level. Find out more about this herb that grows up to six feet high.

The quinoa plant is also tough and durable - being able to grow high up in the Andean plateaus, some metres above sea level. Find out more about this herb that grows up to six feet high.

Did you know that vanilla grows as a vine? And each bean ripens in its own time, which means a daily harvest for the farmer? Read more about this intricate process.

Did you know that vanilla grows as a vine? And each bean ripens in its own time, which means a daily harvest for the farmer? Read more about this intricate process.

Women's handcraft group Namayiana have used a Shared Interest loan to attend exhibitions, install electricity and build a new centre.

Women's handcraft group Namayiana have used a Shared Interest loan to attend exhibitions, install electricity and build a new centre.

Peruvian cocoa and coffee producers, Naranjillo are using Shared Interest funds to push the boundaries of cocoa production in Peru.

Learn a little more about the source of your favourite Fairtrade chocolate products. Around people depend on cocoa for their livelihoods.

Andean Naturals purchase quinoa from small holder family farms in the Andes.

Andean Naturals purchase quinoa from small holder family farms in the Andes.

Shared Interest helps Apicoop in Chile supply fair trade blueberries.

Shared Interest helps Apicoop in Chile supply fair trade blueberries.

Only 1 in 3 bananas in the UK is fair trade. Shared Interest invest in banana farmers like Cepibo.

Only 1 in 3 bananas in the UK is fair trade. Shared Interest invest in banana farmers like Cepibo.

If you buy Cafédirect's One Cup tea, it is highly likely that you have already enjoyed the taste of Mpanga Fairtrade tea.

If you buy Cafédirect's One Cup tea, it is highly likely that you have already enjoyed the taste of Mpanga Fairtrade tea.

Interesting article on fair trade mobile phones.

Interesting article on fair trade mobile phones.

Oxfam Fairtrade mug.

Oxfam Fairtrade mug.