Fairtrade on the High Street
Fairtrade is available in a range of mainstream high street stores, as well as in a thriving alternative high street. You can buy a wide variety of foodstuffs as well as non-food items like beauty products, clothing and gold.
As well as ‘Fairtrade certified’ commodities, you can also purchase ‘fair trade products’ like handicrafts or clothes which may be certified by BAFTS or WFTO rather than Fairtrade.
Their range includes bananas, chocolate, coffee, tea, wine and roses.
Argos sells a range of Fairtrade gold wedding and engagement rings.
Boots branches carry stock from a range of 26 beauty products including lip balm, body butter and bath cream.
Bread of Life Centre
263 Barry Road, East Dulwich, SE22 0JT
A Fairtrade church shop selling an array of products including muesli, chocolate, drinks, dried fruit and other goods from Traidcraft, Created, The India Shop, and more.
Some Budgens stores offer a wide range of Fairtrade products. Thorntons Budgens in Belsize Park and Crouch End are particularly good for Fairtrade sourcing.
The Co-operative has been a pioneer among the supermarkets in terms of supporting Fairtrade. Their range includes all their bananas, own brand chocolate, own brand tea, coffee and sugar, and a wide selection of Fairtrade wines.
3-4 Gabriel’s Wharf, SE1 9PP
Fair trade shop selling home furnishings and accessories from India.
All their tea, coffee, hot chocolate, sugar sachets, orange juice and apple juice is Fairtrade.
Holland & Barrett offer Fairtrade products, including Clipper Teas and Tropical Wholefoods dried fruit.
Islamic Relief Fair Trade Shop
16 Lower Marsh, SE1 7RJ
Mon–Fri: 08:30-19:00 / Sat: 10:00-18:00
Shop with fair trade handicrafts and some certified food products (mostly Zaytoun).
Lidl stock a range of Fairtrade products. Fairglobe is the sub-brand they use for Fairtrade. Products covered are coffee, wine, chocolate, and bananas.
Lush stores offer a wide range of beauty products containing Fairtrade certified ingredients.
Their range includes tea, coffee, wine, flowers, chocolate, bananas, jams and conserves, cotton wool buds and pads.
Neal’s Yard sells a range of Fairtrade and fair trade beauty products at its 12 London stores.
One World Shop Waterloo
St Johns Church, 1 Secker Street, SE1 8UF
10am-6pm daily Monday to Friday
Sells chocolate bars, sweets, juice, dried goods, teas, coffees, pasta, rice, dried fruits, nuts, muesli, sugar, biscuits, Palestinian olive oil.
Planet Organic’s seven London stores offer a wide range of Faritrade products.
Selected Oxfam shops carry a great range of quality food products from the 100% Fairtrade Organisations, including Divine Chocolate, Cafédirect, Zaytoun, Tropical Wholefoods, Liberation Nuts and Traidcraft. You’ll find many products here that are not available in mainstream supermarkets.
Sainsbury’s sells a wide range of Fairtrade products, including all their bananas, own brand tea, own brand roast and ground coffee, own brand chocolate, nuts, roses, green beans, pineapple, mango, wines and sugar.
The seven Wholefoods Market stores in London offer a wide range of Fairtrade products.
AMT Coffee was the first national coffee company to support Fairtrade, supplying coffee, tea and snacks at railway stations around London.
Buna Oromio Fairtrade Coffee Shop, Camden
154 Royal College Street, NW1 0TA
A community cafe selling Fairtrade Organic Ethiopian coffee.
Quaker Centre Café, Euston
173-177 Euston Road, NW1 2BJ
The Quaker Centre Café serves a great range of Fairtrade teas and coffee, hot chocolate and snacks.
Although it isn’t Fairtrade certified, Pret’s coffee is sourced in partnership with fair trade NGO Twin.
Starbucks are one of the largest purchasers of Fairtrade certified coffee in the world. All their espresso coffee and espresso-based beverages are Fairtrade. They also sell Fairtrade chocolate bar.