Fair Trade Cooking Oils
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Explore our range of fair trade cooking oils to find just the right oil for you, whether you're preparing a roast, or making a quick stir-fry. Traidcraft's range of ethical and organic olive oil from Zaytoun are made from the finest ethically sourced rain-fed and hand-picked olives from small-scale farmers on the stone terraces of Palestine’s West Bank. It’s an award-winning cooking oil, winning the Soil Association’s ‘Commended’ award in the 2011 Organic Food Awards, and being the first olive oil in the world to receive the Fairtrade Mark. Pour some into a decanter with some herbs or fruit and create your own tailored infusions! Our fair trade cooking oils also make an impressive gift for an ethical foodie or organic enthusiast. Make up your own fair trade hamper with some ethical olive oil, responsibly sourced herbs and spices, pasta, rice, and grains!
Whether you’re cooking something new, revisiting favourite recipes, shallow-frying, trying some experimental baking, or drizzling over lots of delicious things, our fair trade cooking oils connect you to farmers whose ancestors have tended their olive trees by hand for generations. A much appreciated kitchen essential and valued staple of a Mediterranean diet, olive oil is proven to have a multitude of health properties; it’s rich in monounsaturated fats, antioxidants, and is naturally antibacterial. It even helps to maintain a healthy heart!
Did you know that olive oil is also fantastic for the skin? It’s full of natural antioxidants, Vitamin E, fights bacteria, and the power to deep moisturise. It can even help to balance the skin’s natural oil production, working wonders for acne prone or combination complexions. Mix some with a little coarse sea salt and a few drops of an aromatherapy oil to create a 100% natural custom body scrub.