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The future for Fairtrade

just the answer – Harriet Lamb, Fairtrade Foundation

just the answer – Harriet Lamb, Fairtrade Foundation

The Fairtrade Foundation's in-tray is growing. The charity oversees the relationships between farmers and manufacturers and, with the likes of Nestle, Cadbury and Unilever extending their presence in Fairtrade, the foundation has a key role in organising farmers and checking companies are paying a fair price. Harriet Lamb, the foundation's executive director, talked to Michelle Russell about the impact big brands have had on Fairtrade, consumer awareness and the international potential of the category.

The just-food interview – David Rennie, Nestle

The just-food interview – David Rennie, Nestle

As Fairtrade confectionery sales gain momentum in the UK, the category has attracted the attention of food industry heavyweights, including the likes of Cadbury and Nestle, who are converting their big-box brands to Fairtrade certification. Michelle Russell caught up with David Rennie, managing director of Nestle's confectionery business in the UK, to find out more about the company's plans to capitalise on this growing trend.