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Fairtrade - Way to Go!
Fairtrade sales rose by 81% in 2007, reaching an incredible £493m.
Bananas were the most popular product of all - raising more than £150m in sales! The sales of Fairtrade cotton was the biggest rise - a whopping 660% to nearly £35m.
Clearly, many companies are seeing the value in going Fairtrade. One of the latest is Tate & Lyle, the sugar company, who are moving over to Fairtrade in 2009. They will become the largest UK firm to carry the label.
The churches have played such a huge role in advertising and creating a Fairtrade culture. Are you playing your part in your youth ministry to increase sales and help out the producers? Think about it...