Choose Fairtrade gifts this Christmas

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Get into the festive spirit and make a difference this Christmas by choosing ethical gifts that support farmers and their families around the world.

By choosing Fairtrade you are sharing good tidings, fairer prices and better terms of trade with the producers who play a huge, yet overlooked, role in our lives and celebrations.

Ava May Aromas x Ava Mayfair Christmas Advent Calendar

This year’s calendar contains 24 lovingly hand-poured wax melt discs and a small candle from Ava May Aromas and Ava Mayfair.

Each scent has been handpicked to take you through a myriad of beautifully fresh, comforting and nostalgic aromas. It also includes all eight Christmas fragrances released this year, including bespoke Fairtrade blends.

Buy from Ava May Aromas website

Cafédirect Fairtrade Familia Espresso Roast & Ground Coffee

Slow-roasted with a caramel, vanilla and citrusy finish in the mouth.

An exceptional espresso roasted with 100% Arabica beans for a rich and developed flavour, delivering notes of dark chocolate and treacle that produces a golden, velvety crema.

Buy Cafédirect Fairtrade Familia Espresso

Cotswold Fudge

The taste of Christmas encased in fudge!

Whether you are partial to Christmas pudding, prefer a boozier chocolate and amaretto or require a vegan alternative. Look no further, Cotswold Fudge can satisfy all your fudge cravings this season.

Buy Cotswold Fudge

CRU Kafe Organic Christmas Bundle

A delightful treat awaits coffee and chocolate aficionados alike in this special Organic Christmas bundle. Experience the robust passion of CRU Strong Coffee, including the new Ristretto, Dark Roast, and Espresso pods, paired seamlessly with the exquisite richness of the Chocolatemakers Dark Chocolate Fairtrade bars, in a beautifully curated gift box.

Indulge yourself or spread the festive cheer by gifting this delightful duo to friends and family. It’s the perfect way to celebrate the magical tastes and aromas of the holiday season

Available from CRU Kafe and Waitrose

Divine Christmas Bar

New for 2023, Divine is launching the ultimate gift for chocolate-lovers.

A chunky, creamy high cocoa milk chocolate bar packed full of flavour to delight your taste buds at every mouthful. A mix of crunchy whole hazelnut pieces, tangy candied orange, with hints of sweet caramel, this bar is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Available from: Divine, Oxfam Stores, Ocado, Amazon and independent stores across the country.

Green & Black’s Tasting Collection

Explore the range of Green & Black’s flavours with their Tasting Collection.

Open the box to find a map of the world and then nibble on a piece of full-flavoured Milk chocolate. Snap off a corner of Dark 70%. Let a single square of Dark 85% coat your taste buds.

Set out a plate of Butterscotch chunks for a treacly mid afternoon treat.

Then, finish it off with White, with the dose of Madagascan vanilla you’ve been dreaming of.

The perfect gift this Christmas.

Available from Green & Black’s

Liberation Nuts

Time to go nuts for the holidays! These wasabi peanuts from small-scale farmers are for people with a large-scale love for spice.

Enjoy snacking on these with the knowledge that the farmers who plant, nurture and pick the nuts receive a fairer value for their hard work.

Buy Liberation Nuts

Lidl’s Favorina Mini Meringues

Treat yourself to Lidl’s Favorina mini meringues, covered in delicious Fairtrade certified cocoa and salted caramel chunks. They are perfect stocking fillers for the chocolate lover.

Buy from Lidl stores

M&S Christmas Spiced Tea

Made with a selection of warming spices, this beautifully decadent and wintry black tea is sure to hit all the right spots. Perfectly brewed in five minutes.

Available from: M&S Food stores and Ocado.

Mumanu Lip Balm

COSMOS organic and Fairtrade certified, Mumanu lip balms are the perfect ethical alternative to mainstream lip care. Easy to use and with ethically sourced ingredients, zero plastic packaging and no petroleum, these are lip balms that will certainly put a smile on your face.

Available in Vanilla, Tea Tree & Orange, Spearmint, Original.

Available from: Mumanu, Amnesty Shop and Ethical Superstore

Old Hamlet’s Mulling Spices Gift Set

Blended in small batches by hand to traditional recipes, these Mulled Wine, Spiced Cider and Whisky Toddy spices make a fantastic gift to enjoy on those cold winter nights.

Each bag contains four Fairtrade sachets, which have been lovingly packed into calico drawstring bags that are screen-printed and sewn in the UK.

Available from: Oxfam and Steenberg’s website.

Sainsbury’s Ground Coffee, Winter Edition

Sainsbury’s limited winter edition coffee is smooth and velvety, with hints of cinnamon, dried fruit, and bittersweet dark chocolate.

From named origins of Ethiopia, Guatemala, and Indonesia, this is a 100% Arabica medium dark roast coffee.

Buy from Sainsbury’s

Tony Chocolonely’s Gift Box

They say good things come in small packages. And here’s the proof! Tiny Tony’s are the little gift you’ve been looking for.

Whether to fill your friends’ and family’s stockings, gift your colleagues or to treat yourself during the holiday season, there’s snow time like the present to make this season special.

Available from: Tony Chocolonely, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Oxfam.

Vergelegen Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

This is a wine that pairs a dark bramble fruit with juicy autumnal flavours and a soft, satiny finish. Perfect for gifting to the wine enthusiast in your life.

Available from: Tesco, Co-op

Whitakers Christmas Fun Chocolate Bar

A fun Christmas chocolate bar made from Whitaker’s delicious, smooth milk chocolate, in a Christmas Santa design wrapper & foil sealed for freshness. Made using only the finest natural ingredients. Ideal for use as a chocolate stocking filler.

Buy from Whitakers

Zaytoun Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Naturally organic and ethically sourced from small-scale farmers in the West Bank, this was the world’s first olive oil to be awarded Fairtrade certification in 2009.

Produced from rain-fed and hand-picked olives, the extra virgin oil connects you with farmers whose ancestors have tended their trees by hand for countless generations.

Buy from Zaytoun

Updated 2023.

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