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Shoppers will be able to buy unique products and make a difference to the lives of thousands of artisans and farmers around the world with the opening of two new Oxfam shops in Bondi and Sydney this month.
International aid agency Oxfam has welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement of $4.5 million to boost Fairtrade between small community producers in the Pacific and in Indonesia with regional and international markets.
Oxfam Australia Trading General Manager Julia Sumner said the investment highlighted the importance that trade plays in helping to lift people out of poverty.
This Easter, you can feel good about indulging in chocolate by choosing Oxfam’s range of Fairtrade chocolate Easter eggs and bunnies which are handmade, free from forced labour and help families in developing communities achieve independence.
The beautiful fair trade tableware range designed by celebrity chef Kylie Kwong exclusively for Oxfam Australia has gone on sale around Australia.
To mark its release and to give Kylie fans a behind-the scenes look at how the range was developed, Oxfam has released a short video of Kylie’s visit to the workshop where her first ever range is being crafted. The video, which can be viewed on the Oxfam website, also introduces some of the people who are creating the fair trade range.
Kylie Kwong’s upcoming range of ceramic tableware and a wide array of Oxfam’s other fair trade kitchen and homewares products adorned the set of the special MasterChef episode screened on Sunday 17 July.
Tomorrow marks World Fair Trade Day, which each year sees people from around the world join together to campaign for the rights of small producers, farmers and artisans.
Oxfam Australia today welcomed the launch of Fair Traders of Australia, a new accreditation body for Australian businesses which have fair trade at the core of what they do.
Oxfam Shop is Australia’s leading fair trade retailer, selling beautiful hand-crafted kitchenware and homewares products created by artisans around the world as well as delicious Fairtrade food and a wide range of other fair trade items in its 19 retail shops around Australia and online shop, www.oxfamshop.org.au
More Australians are choosing ethically produced Easter eggs and bunnies this year, according to international aid agency Oxfam Australia.
Oxfam’s Fairtrade Easter chocolate sales are up by 50% so far this year, compared to the pre-Easter period last year.
Fair trade Easter products will be hidden around the Adelaide CBD today, to raise awareness of fair trade in the lead up to Easter.