Tate & Lyle's sugar is to be accredited as a Fairtrade product, becoming the biggest UK company to carry the label.Now this is progress!
Granulated white cane sugar will be the brand's first Fairtrade product but it says it expects its entire retail range to follow by the end of 2009../
The firm says it will add £60m to the value of Fairtrade sugar inside a year.
Fairtrade Foundation executive director Harriet Lamb said: "In terms of size and scale, this is the biggest ever Fairtrade switch by a UK company and it's tremendous this iconic UK brand is backing Fairtrade."
Saturday, February 23, 2008
Tate & Lyle going Fairtrade
I thought today's news story [Tate & Lyle sugar to be Fairtrade] was amazing... and made me smile ::