True Origin – Celebrating 30 years of Fairtrade in the UK

April 9, 2024

The Fairtrade Foundation will be marking three decades of Fairtrade at events and highlights throughout the year.  Keep an eye out on their website for an event near you or how to get involved in the celebrations.  Click here for more information:  https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/fairtrade-at-30/

This is the best way to be kept up to date with what is happening at True Origin, with our Producer Partners, with new products and stock updates. Shop Now! https://trueoriginfoods.co.uk/

Fairtrade Easter is here! 

March 8, 2024

We have teamed up with Altromercato, a fair trade organisation in Italy, to bring you a full Easter range for the first time ever.  We are delighted to be able to offer you some Easter eggs, Easter cakes, Easter bunnies, mini eggs – your one stop shop for all your Easter needs! 

Shop Now at: https://trueoriginfoods.co.uk/pages/easter-range 

True Origin

February 23, 2024

Tropical jams from Meru, Kenya now available!

Made with fruit grown in the fertile soil of Mount Kenya and ripened in the African sun, these all natural delicious jams are hand made in small batches by the wonderful hard working men and woman at Meru Herbs. Order Now! https://trueoriginfoods.co.uk/

JTS becomes True Origin Online Shop

October 10, 2023

Remember to visit www.trueoriginfoods.co.uk and browse our full range of fair, fine and ethical food and food gifts, and watch as more products arrive branded True Origin in the coming weeks.  

JTS and Traidcraft Products

April 4, 2023

In light of the recent news about Traidcraft that there is a real concern about where you can source food products in their absence for your stalls, events, or personal consumption. JTS are still here and willing to serve and that you can buy some of the products Traidcraft sold through the JTS online shop and much more. Here is a link to the online shop where you can browse the full range and also discover the new ‘JTS and Friends’ section which will feature products from Divine Chocolate, Equal Exchange, Liberation, Nutcellars, Quinola, and Zaytoun in the hope that this fills a gap for you.

Fairtrade Fortnight is here

March 5, 2021

It’s that time of year again where we take time to stop and think about our planet and its people and how we can bring about a positive change, even the tiniest of ways can help.

The theme this year is Choose the World You Want and this highlights the growing challenges that climate change brings to farmers and workers in some of the poorest communities in the world. It is more important than ever to support Fairtrade and play our part in creating a fairer, more sustainable world.  Buy Fairtrade

JTS Online Shop – ESWATINI Stock has arrived!

October 6, 2020

We are over the moon to let you know that the long awaited stock from the Kingdom of Eswatini has finally arrived and is now on sale … at last!! We have various chutney’s, pickles, marmalade and Jam. See our full range at https://www.jts.co.uk/shop/search?keywords=eswatini

JTS Fair and Fine Food – Help our Producers fight Covid-19

June 9, 2020

Eswatini and KASFA have now each received their first payments from donations provided by JTS supporters through the Total Giving Page.

A spokeswoman and a female farmer from KASFA have asked us to “extend our warm appreciation to JTS and its partners for supporting KASFA with funds to help us purchase Personal Protective Equipment.  The equipment will be given to four rural health centres near where the farmers live.  This support signifies the love and care you have for our farmers.”

Eswatini have sent this message: “We would like to take this opportunity of thanking you for the compassion shown and of taking the initiative of assisting the producers during these uncertain times.”

If you are able, please continue to support the small holder farmers by donating to 

https://www.totalgiving.co.uk/appeal/JTSsupportingourproducers

Together, we can help the most vulnerable people fight this global pandemic. Let’s give them a chance.

JTS Fair and Fine Food – Help our Producers fight Covid-19

May 19, 2020

Sadly, Covid 19 has now arrived in the developing world to make life even tougher than normal for our producers. JTS have been asking all their vulnerable producer partners what support they need in the current crisis. KASFA rice farmers in Malawi and Eswatini Swazi Kitchen from The Kingdom of Eswatini, have told us that their main need at this time is for simple handwashing facilities and soap. Therefore we have set up a Total Giving Page to raise funds to supply these basic necessities – https://www.totalgiving.co.uk/appeal/JTSsupportingourproducers or To make a food order go to www.jts.co.uk/shop Together, we can help the most vulnerable people fight this global pandemic. Let’s give them a chance.

Fairtrade Fortnight

February 25, 2020

Fairtrade Fortnight is back from Monday 24 February to Sunday 8 March 2020! This year, the campaign will continue to focus on cocoa, and the special role women farmers play in journey to living incomes. If you would like to find out more and what you can do to help, visit this website: http://www.scottishfairtradeforum.org.uk/newsroom/latest-news/news/fairtrade-fortnight.html#.XkriOcqnyf0

 

 

 

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