Traidcraft Brown Fair Trade Sugar Sticks (approx 500x3g) CASE


Traidcraft Brown Fair Trade Sugar Sticks (approx 500x3g) CASE

Traidcraft Brown Fair Trade Sugar Sticks (approx 500x3g) CASE

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Code: 66714

Country of origin: Malawi

£8.00

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Made with fairly traded sugar from Kasinthula in Malawi these sugar sticks are ideal for all your catering requirements. They are also perfect for using in the work place at home or on the go.

  • 500 x 3g.
  • Carries the FAIRTRADE Mark.
  • Suitable for Vegetarians

Fair Trade Sugar
The Kasinthula Cane Growers Association (KCG) is Traidcraft's new sugar supplier. In February 2004, Traidcraft's Market Access Centre ran a Trading Fairly Workshop for 33 farmers to introduce them to fair trade, Traidcraft and how their premium committee could operate.

As a result, in March 2004, the village of Kapasule gained its own supply of safe, clean water from a borehole paid for with the fair trade premium. Although only 17 of the 500 people who live in the village are KCG farmers, the premium committee decided the whole community should benefit. Before then, women and children had to carry water in containers for 1.5 kilometres from Siseu, the nearest village with clean water.

Joyce Chibouro is 21 and lives and farms with her parents in the village of Chinangwa. She says: "We want to encourage the women in the UK to continue buying the products made with our sugar, because we are working extra hard in the fields to produce the best sugar cane. When you buy, you are helping us to improve our livelihoods."

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  • Fair Trade Producer Details: Kasinthula
  • Kasinthula
  • Kasinthula is based in the Chikwawa area of Malawi, which is very poor and suffers from alternating droughts and floods. There are about 280 farmers involved, growing cane on plots of 2.5 – 3 hectares. 

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