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why fairtrade really matters

Fairtrade is a global organisation that has a vision: “a world in which all producers can enjoy secure and sustainable livelihoods, fulfil their potential and decide on their future”. This is at the core of our mission, so we’re helping to spread the word about why we’re so passionate about this movement.

every fairtrade purchase can make a world of difference

We live in a world that offers more choice and freedom than ever before. However, we know the feeling if you’re sometimes overwhelmed by this choice and the unease surrounding the poignant fact that the privilege of freedom is not enjoyed by everyone around the globe.

This feeling is perhaps why more people are searching for alternatives and discovering the simple solution: fewer, better products that support those in low-income countries. Change is happening, but there’s still a long way to go. Ethically sourced, Fairtrade products may cost a little more than the competition, but they will help this growing movement and support change in the industry.

Through mindful consideration of your shopping choices, you’re not only making a positive statement that makes you feel empowered, but you’re also helping to empower and support those who are often left invisible, neglected and poor at the end of a complex supply chain.

what does fairtrade mean to us?

Having visited many factories around the globe, we started our journey not only being committed to making things simpler and creating perfect products, but doing things the right way. We’re all aware of the fact that a good night’s sleep is vital to our wellbeing. It’s what we all strive for each night, so why shouldn’t those who helped make the things we love get one too?

At Dip & Doze we searched for Fairtrade certified factories and farms, there was simply no other option for us. Our special group of skilled farmers, weavers and factory workers receive a fair living wage and have safe environments that are free from child labour and discrimination. This means they control their own future and lead the quality of lives they deserve.

When you choose to buy from Dip & Doze you’re not only getting deeply considered products that will make a positive difference to your daily life, but also to those who helped make them. There’s SO much good you can do by choosing Fairtrade.

Read more about the Fairtrade foundation

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