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Interesting News on 2013
Fairtrade Plantain Crisps were launched at shops and bar on Fairtrade Fortnight (25 February)
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society
The first bar to have the unique Fairtrade crisps in the UK was the The Scotch Malt Whsiky Society in Queen St, Edinburgh. They even organise a tasting on the 28th and all people who tasted the product were very interested on it an like it, specially that Caroline, Bar Surpervisor, managed to match noe single malt for each flavour, so we can recomend the following when you go the SMWS:
1. Lightly salted paired with bottle no. 77.29 - Tropical Nights.
2. Mild spiced paired with bottle no. 35.74 - Sophisticated, heavenly and decadent.
You can find Fairtrade Plantain Crisps on your Earthy shop in Edinburgh. Another shop that gave a new step this Fairtrade Fortnight.
One World Shop
One World Shop is stocking the Fairtrade Plantain Crisps at the west end in Edinburgh. You are going to able to try them for free on Saturday 9 of MArch between 3 and 4pm. Don't miss that opportunity.
Fairtrade Palntain Crisp reach the streets of Edinburgh!
The first ever Fairtrade Crisps in the UK were sold for first time in Scotland on the 18 February, and they made their appearances at the most famous Police Box in Edinburgh. Yes the green Brazilian police box "Tupiniquim" and they sold very well. Fernando, its Brazilian "chef & owner" served on Saturday (2 March) a typical Brazilian Feijoda with the Fairtrade Plantain Crisps. He said "people loved it". You can see there are many ways to eat and enjoy these new Fairtrade crisps.
New Realease about first Fairtrade Crisps in the UK
The UK’s first Fairtrade crisps were launched during Fairtrade Fortnight in Scotland in the week that Scotland achieved Fair Trade Nation status.
Scotland became one of the first Fair Trade Nations this week, and Fair Trade events are being held to celebrate the achievement. Plantain Chips, the first and only Fairtrade crisps in the UK market, were launched in Edinburgh.
Plantain Chips is a joint product of two Fair Trade companies in Scotland, Fair Business Alliance Ltd and Fair Trade Scotland Ltd. These two companies, small but dynamic, have passionately worked to support the campaign to make Scotland a Fair Trade Nation and supported small-holder farmers in Latin America. They believe this new and unique product will diversify the Fairtrade market in the UK and turn more people into Fairtrade supporters and lovers.
New Year 2013 Fairtrade Plantain Crisps are launcehd in Scotland and rest of the UK
Fair Business Alliance Ltd is launching a completely NEW and tasty Fairtrade snack to the UK! Be the first to try these delicious Fairtrade Plantain Crisps from South America and know you are making a difference to those in developing countries. Plantain Crisps can also make a fantastic healthy and exotic alternative to your usual snacks in any upcoming Fairtrade Fortnight events. To pre-order please contact us.
Look here for links to interesting & important events:
Bio-Fach Nuremberg, Germany (13 to 16 February 2013)
We had a great visit at BioFach 2013, the Ecuadorian stand from our partners Fapecafes was visited a lot; people were very interested in our Fairtrade Plantain Crisps. We want to thank everyone who visited the stand and also to all the potential customers we talked too. We also used this trip to Bio Fach to visit new potential customers for other products like Brazil nuts, apricots among other organic products we are able to offer during this year 2013.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2013 in Scotland (25 February to 10 March 2013)
Now we are in the middle of Fairtrade Fortnight 2013 and Scotland got the status of Fair Trade Nation on moday 25th of February at the beginning of this Fairtrade Fortnight. Also last week Fair Business Alliance Ltd and Fair Trade Scotland Limited launched the first ever Fairtrade Crisps in the UK. The launch was done from Scotland to the rest of the UK. You can read more about this on the Press Realese that is on our Blog. If you want further information do not hesitate in contacting us. Dont forget to follow us on twitter @Fair_Business_ and like our facebook page.
Edinburgh Fair Trade Family Fair & Bruncheon and Presentation of the Lord Provost's Fair Trade Awards 2013
Saturday 9 March, 10.30 am - 2.30 pm at the Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh. Come and enjoy a special free event for all ages to celebrate Edinburgh, our Fairtrade City!
As well as the presentation of the Lord Provost's Fair Trade Awards 2013, there will be live music, Fairtrade stalls, free refreshments, and a range of activities. There will also be a talk by Tomy Mathew, Director of Elements India and Fair Trade Alliance Kerala, South India.
Balerno Fair Trade Fair: Saturday 9 March, Ogston Hall and St Joseph's Centre, Balerno Parish Church, 10am to 12 noon.
Balerno Fair Trade Group holds its annual Fairtrade food and coffee event along with craft stalls and children's activities. At 10.30am awards will be presented to the winners of Dean Park Primary School's competition to design a Fairtrade tie. Refreshments will include fairtrade tea and coffee, from The Mill at St Joseph's, along with Fairtrade home baking and Fairtrade tastings. A selection of stalls will sell fair trade foods and crafts from around the world. Children can help create a sculpture from Fairtrade packaging and take part in facepainting and henna painting. Donations from this event will be made to Dean Park Primary School's Malawi Link and the St Joseph's Development Fund. If you would like to help at this event please contact Lesley Henderson on 0131 449 4484.
Fairtrade Plantain Crisps tasting event at One World Shop in Edinburgh (3.00 - 4.00 pm, Saturday 9 March)
You are welcome to join us te One World Shop in Edinburgh at west end and try these delicious firs ever Fairtrade Crisps in the UK, these are not only crisps but Fairtrade, Amazonian and Plantain Crisps from small farmers in Ecuador. Come and enjoy what is going to be your new and favourite Fairtrade snack during 2013.
Fair Business Alliance Ltd making new steps in Fairtrade Fortnight 2012
Fairtrade Fortnight 2012 is finished, but we at Fair Business Alliance want to make new steps to contribute all year around!
How are we going to contribute to achieving a fairer world?
Fair Business Alliance Ltd is asking wholesalers, distributors and buyers to add a new product, from the suppliers we work with, during 2012 to their current list of Fair Trade products.