Fairtrade Foundation searches for the UK’s favourite Fairtrade product for 20th birthday celebrations

To celebrate 20 years since the Fairtrade Mark launched in the UK, the Fairtrade Foundation is inviting the UK public to nominate their favourite Fairtrade product.

Nominations can be made on the Fairtrade website until 25 September, after which the winning product will receive an award at a ceremony to be held in London, on 15 October. Two products will be named as runners-up.

The public can nominate their favourite Fairtrade product; whether a supermarket own-label product, a branded product or a Fairtrade product consumed out of home such as at Starbucks.

Every person who makes a nomination will be entered into a prize draw to win one of three hampers of Fairtrade products.

In the UK there are around 4500 Fairtrade products including tea, coffee, cocoa, chocolate, bananas, sugar, cotton, gold, cut flowers, wine and cosmetics.

In 2013 UK shoppers bought an estimated £1.78bn of Fairtrade products, which resulted in over £26m of Fairtrade Premiums being paid to producers.

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