Fairtrade Fortnight 2016
'Sit down for breakfast, stand up for farmers' is the
message the Fairtrade
Foundation is sending out ahead of this year's
As Martin Luther King famously said: "Before you finish eating
breakfast in the morning, you've depended on more than half the
world". Despite our dependence on farmers and workers for the
foods, drinks, and products that we love, about 795 million people
are undernourished globally.
The Fairtrade Foundation campaigners will be encouraging as many
people as possible in their community to eat an ethical breakfast
during Fairtrade Fortnight - and wake others up to the challenges
facing farmers and workers.
Shared Interest will be supporting the campaign by holding our
very own Fairtrade breakfast, encouraging staff to bake their own
Fairtrade treats to enjoy with colleagues. Our ambassadors will
also be getting involved, attending events across the UK.
You can read more about the fair trade producers we are