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Fairtrade Chichester


Fairtrade guarantees poor farmers in developing countries a fair and stable price for their products that enables them to support their families and invest in a better future. It is becoming a vital part of the battle against world poverty.

Supporting Fairtrade is something most people can do as part of their daily lives. Support for Fairtrade is growing both here in Sussex and nationwide.

Chichester is a Fairtrade City and became the first city in the UK to use Fairtrade gold on a public building when the cockerel on top of the Cathedral spire was coated with Fairtrade goldleaf in November 2011. Whether you are eating out or eating at home, there are plenty of places where you can buy Fairtrade. Make a choice to ‘Change today and choose Fairtrade'.


A good time was had by all at the Fairtrade cycle ride 2012

There are plenty of stores in Chichester selling Fairtrade goods:

Sainsbury's - all own brand and 'Taste the Difference' tea bags, loose tea, ground coffee, coffee beans and drinking chocolate; Café Direct and Percol ground and instant coffee; Taylors of Harrogate ground coffee; Clipper and Café Direct teas; Cadbury's, Clipper and Green and Black drinking chocolate and cocoa; own brand, 'Taste the Difference', Divine and Green and Black chocolate bars; all own brand sugar; all bananas; limited range of red and white wines; some Barts spices

Waitrose - all own brand teabags and loose tea; all own brand ground coffee and coffee beans; Café Direct, Percol and Taylors of Harrogate ground coffee; Café Direct and Percol instant coffee; Cadbury's and Green and Black drinking chocolate and cocoa; Green and Black and Divine chocolate bars; Tate and Lyle sugar; all bananas and some pineapples; limited range of red and white wines; some Barts spices; Ubuntu cola; frozen nut cutlets and bean burgers.

Marks and Spencer - all own brand tea, ground and instant coffee an hot chocolate; most own brand preserves; own brand chocolate bars in a variety of flavours; limited range of red and white wines;wrapped, but not loose,bananas.

Tesco Extra - Clipper teas; Clipper and Café Direct instant coffee; Tescos, Percol, Café Direct and Taylors ground coffee; Cadbury's drinking chocolate and cocoa; Tate and Lyle sugar; limited range of red and white wines; some own brand nuts in packets; some bananas.

Lidl - Fairtglobe instant coffee, tea bags and chocolate bars; Tate and Lyle sugar; bananas in bags.

Cloisters, Cathedral Shop - some items in gift range - currently scarves and bags.

Oxfam Shop - Café Direct instant and ground coffee and tea bags; drinking chocolate and cocoa; range of sweets and chocolates; dried fruit and nuts; sugar; honey; muesli; cookies.

Co-op - 3 stores - Spitalfields Lane; Bognor Road; Sherbourne Road, Parklands - own brand tea bags, instant and ground coffee; Café Direct ground coffee; own brand and Cadbury's drinking chocolate; own brand chocolate bars; own brand and Tate and Lyle sugar; cookies; limited range of red and white wines; all bananas

Manuka Wholefoods - Clipper tea bags; Clipper instant coffee; Clipper, Café Direct and Equal Exchange ground coffee; Equal Exchange and Green and Blacks cocoa; molasses and golden syrup; Divine chocolate; flapjacks; Alara muesli.

Boots - range of body butters and scrubs

Cred Jewellers - a pioneer in marketing Fairtrade gold and silver jewellery

And do not forget that most Tate and Lyle sugar including icing sugar and Cadbury's Dairy Milk range including Kit-Kats are now Fairtrade and can be bought everywhere.

Cafes in Chichester serving Fairtrade in house or to take away:

Greigs - all tea, coffee and hot chocolate

Patisserie Valerie (in the Buttermarket) - all tea

Cloisters café in the Cathedral Precincts - all tea, coffee and some juice

Maison Blanc - all coffee and packets of ground coffee for retail sale.

Baskervilles (in Pallant Gallery) - all tea, coffee, hot chocolate and sugar

Café at Sainsbury's - all tea, coffee and hot chocolate

Café Revive at Marks and Spencer, East Street - all coffee, tea and hot chocolate.

H&M Café at Chichester Station - all coffee and hot chocolate; some tea.

Harries Coffee - an independent, West Sussex-based offering mobile coffee services for all-sized events - www.harries-food.com. Fairtrade Columbian 100% Arabica coffee for sale via www.harries-coffee.com.