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Fairtrade Foundation is building awareness of the certification scheme during Fairtrade Fortnight

Is price a barrier to ethical food sales?

By Katy Askew

Almost half of shoppers in the UK are discouraged from buying ethical food because of its price – but the Fairtrade Foundation insists fairtrade products offer “something for everybody”.


What's the cost of rising demand for superfoods?

By Niamh Michail

Demand for superfoods like avocados and blueberries has exploded in recent years. But what's the impact on global food dynamics and can production keep up with demand? A Rabobank analyst weighs in.

IOI, Kerry increase collaboration with small-scale palm oil plantations ©iStock/eycool

IOI, Kerry support palm oil smallholders

By Katy Askew

Ingredients suppliers IOI Loders Croklaan and Kerry Group have partnered with Wild Asia and the Fortuna Palm Oil Mill in Sabah to implement a three-year small growers support program.

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