9 great places to enjoy the delicious benefits of Fairtrade!

At Conscious Consumers, our job is to make it easier for you to make ethical purchasing decisions. It’s not easy out there in the world of infinite choice, slick marketing and confusing labelling standards.

We’ve done the hard yards working out the actually-good from the not-so-good so you can trust anything we’ve certified to be checked and approved as a good option.

“Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.”

Fairtrade helps ensures farmers and workers get paid a fair minimum rate for their produce and supports communities to organise into cooperatives and improve their positions in the supply chain. Learn more about the impact of Fairtrade in our neighbouring Pacific islands here.

The good news is, supporting Fairtrade is delicious!

Check out these 9 businesses selling delicious Fairtrade goodies!

Chocolate tastes much better when the people who made it are looked after - but don’t take our word for it. Pick up a bar of Trade Aid chocolate from Ripe Deli in Auckland and enjoy the benefits yourself.

If you are looking for something extra special, Scarecrow in Auckland stock the supremely ethical, delicious works of art made by the Wellington Chocolate Factory. We guarantee you won’t be disappointed.

Perhaps you are the type of person that would rather your chocolate in a cup? It’s hard to go past the Trade Aid Drinking Chocolate from Ti Kouka Cafe on Willis Street in Wellington.

Or if tea is more your thing, Neo cafe stocks delicious, Fairtrade blends from Ritual Tea.

Speaking of delicious drinks our long time friends from All Good Organics make delicious drinks, full of Fairtrade goodness, stocked across the country.

Grab a Karma Cola from Charley Noble or a Lemmy Lemonade from Pegasus Bay and say cheers to a better world for everyone involved in bringing that delicious drink to your lips.

We all know coffee is an important cornerstone of our society. Kokako are another long time supporter of Conscious Consumers. They take great pride in their coffee blends, which are also certified Fairtrade. Grab a cup from Little Bird next time you’re in Auckland.


Or next time you’re wandering through Ceres Wholefoods in Auckland, and looking for something different, pick up some IncaFe coffee.

If you're down in Christchurch, the good folks at Caffe Prima are roasting their own delicious blends every day. Order online for your Fairtrade caffeine fix! 

We’re just scratching the surface here. There are hundreds of businesses in New Zealand stocking ethical products that do good for people and the planet on their way to get to you. For the full list of Conscious Consumer businesses, and to see all their accreditations download the app and support businesses doing good for people and the planet!


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