Now, more than ever, we’re all craving a holiday season full of love and joy. What better way to celebrate than by making gifting decisions that have a larger, positive impact?
We’ve curated an ethical gift-giving list for you this holiday season. Best of all, each gift idea is available to buy online for quick and easy shopping – you don’t even have to leave home to #ChooseFairtrade. Here’s the gifts we believe will spread joy and good cheer this year.
Ethical & Sustainable Holiday Gifts
Leftist is Gimme! Coffee’s signature blend. This mix of single-origin coffee beans from Fairtrade cooperatives in Latin America is crafted to tell a story with any extraction method from espresso to French press to filter drip. Gimme! Coffee looks for a sweet, balanced, and complex cup from Leftist with flavor notes of ripe fruit, chocolate, and spice, ending with a clean finish. Their roasters, baristas, and educators evaluate Leftist daily to keep everything consistently delicious.
A delectable Fairtrade Christmas countdown! Each window of Divine Chocolate’s Advent Calendar reveals a new way to say “Merry Christmas” in 24 languages – and a delicious, melt-in-your-mouth milk chocolate heart! 5% of sales from this Advent Calendar will go towards empowerment initiatives for the women cocoa farmers of Kuapa Kokoo in Ghana. A hot holiday commodity, these advent calendars are flying off the shelf this year. But not to worry, Divine Chocolate has many other holiday treats for you to enjoy, including Holiday Chocolate Bars and Drinking Chocolates.
When Fran introduced her Chocolate Salted Caramels in 1998, little did she know they would become her signature confection and inspire a popular culinary trend. Fran’s salted caramels feature soft, butter caramel enrobed in chocolate and are finished with a sprinkling of artisan sea salt. Perfect for gifting, Fran’s holiday caramel collection designs are printed on pearlized paper and stamped with elegant foils. Certified Organic and Fairtrade.
Navitas’ best-selling product, Navitas Organics Cacao Powder, is grown in Sierra Leone with regenerative organic & Fairtrade certified practices. With this product, Navitas is proud to invest in cocoa co-ops, farmer field schools, reforestation planning, and just labor practices. Extending beyond their environmental and human-centered purpose, Navitas Organics Cacao Powder has a rich, unadulterated chocolate taste that’s delicious as a 1:1 swap for unsweetened cocoa powder in any recipe. It’s great for baking, hot cocoa, smoothies, homemade chocolates, and more!
Designed for grocery shopping, the beach, and other everyday activities, these Organic Cotton Mesh Bags are made using 100% organic and Fairtrade cotton in a Fair Trade Certified factory. It features 2 sets of handles for convenient carry over your shoulder, on your arm, or in your hands and can hold up to 40 pounds. This sustainably and ethically produced Organic Cotton Mesh Bag is made with the planet and its people in mind.
Starting today, we are celebrating the vast benefits of choosing Fairtrade by providing three lucky winners with a gift of Fairtrade certified products. To enter for a chance to win, simply visit this Instagram post, like the photo, follow all brands and tag those who are on your gift list this year. The giveaway is open now through Dec. 8, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.
Fairtrade America upholds the most rigorous standards for ethical certification to ensure a tangible, positive impact on the livelihoods of small-scale farmers and their communities in the Global South. Our mission is to secure decent working conditions, fair prices, and better terms of trade to empower producers and ultimately improve their social, environmental and economic stability. We achieve this mission, in part, by encouraging shoppers to vote with their dollars for ethical, sustainable Fairtrade certified products.
We hope you’ll join and share in our mission by showing your support this holiday season!
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