UK Farmers encouraged to plant trees and prevent erosion of profits

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Farmers are being encouraged to plant trees on their land to prevent one of their most precious assets being washed or blown away. On average 2.2m tonnes of…

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Divine is voted favourite Fairtrade Product

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Divine, the only Fairtrade chocolate company in the world to be 45 per cent owned by the farmers who supply its cocoa, is celebrating after its Milk Chocolate…

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Great Yorkshire Show Director to Step Down

Thursday, November 27, 2014

After a decade at the helm of the Great Yorkshire Show and its sister event, Countryside Live, Bill Cowling is to step down as show director. Bill took…

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Our apples are in danger

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The humble British apple is under threat, as two-thirds of our orchards have been lost since 1960; a reason for this being they are being used to plant…

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Raw chocolate to save endangered lions

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Game of Thrones star Jerome Flynn is urging chocolate lovers to join the battle to save Africa’s endangered white lions, when a delicious new bar specially created for…

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Egg Benefits

Thursday, November 27, 2014

UK and International experts met in Edinburgh in September at the International Egg Nutrition Consortium (IENC) Symposium to discuss new advances in egg nutrition, at a conference entitled;…

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Making a difference in West Africa

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Fairtrade International published a report earlier in the year entitled ‘Fairtrade cocoa in West Africa’, which shows positive effects of Fairtrade for cocoa farmers in the region.

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Annual Goose Walk Well-Attended

Thursday, November 27, 2014

British Goose Producers’ (BGP) annual farm walk at the Franklin’s farm in Bedfordshire proved the biggest occasion in its 30 year history last October. Members from all parts…

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Positive impact for cocoa growers

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The Fairtrade Foundation highlights a range of positive impacts of Fairtrade for thousands of cocoa farmers in developing countries. Twenty years after the first Fairtrade chocolate bar was…

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Keep farmland for agriculture

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Farmers will lose their right to claim subsidies for fields filled with solar panels, under new plans to ensure more agricultural land is dedicated to growing crops and…

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