Fairtrade Fortnight is a fantastic opportunity for everybody to broaden their knowledge of where everyday products come from, and to be more confident that those who are producing them are getting a fair deal.
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(PRWEB) February 26, 2010
To celebrate this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight, fair trade gifts and furniture retailer, Uneeka are working in conjunction with Divine to give away a free bar of fair trade certified milk chocolate with every purchase.
The offer runs from 22nd February until 7th March as part of the Fairtrade Foundations Big Swap campaign in an effort to introduce customers to the quality and taste of making the swap to fair trade chocolate, as well as highlighting how good it can feel to improve the lives of the people who help to make it.
The Cornish company, who specialise in fair trade furniture and gifts will also be showcasing products from three of its fair trade producers over the next two weeks, including Peruvian knitted finger puppets, handmade silk scarves from India and tea towels made by acclaimed UK designer Asia Werbel.
Lauren Faulkner from Uneeka commented:
“Fairtrade Fortnight is a fantastic opportunity for everybody to broaden their knowledge of where everyday products come from, and to be more confident that those who are producing them are getting a fair deal. Teaming up with Divine is great for us because it means our customers may well be introduced to a side of fair trade that they may not be familiar with.”
The Big Swap campaign has been launched by the Fairtrade Foundation to try and get one million and one people to swap to a new fair trade product over the next two weeks, whether it is chocolate, coffee or bananas. For more information about the campaign visit: http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/thebigswap/
This offer is valid from Monday 22nd February until Sunday 7th Match 2010 and is redeemable throughout all Uneeka stores and the website http://www.uneeka.com. There is no minimum spend requirement and the offer is only available whilst stocks last.
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