Fairtrade products guarantee:

  • farmers’ organisations get a fair and stable price for their products
  • extra income for farmers and plantation workers to improve their lives
  • greater respect for the environment
  • smaller farmers a stronger position in world markets
  • a closer link between consumers and producers

We are proud to be one of the first Fairtrade Towns, supporting it since 2002 and re-confirming our Fairtrade commitment in 2009: