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Divine Chocolate voted the UK's favourite Fairtrade product

The Divine team: Sophi Tranchell (centre), Managing Director at Divine, accepted the award from chef, writer and broadcaster Allegra McEvedy MBE, Patron of the Fairtrade Foundation

Divine's Milk Chocolate with Toffee & Sea Salt was named as the UK's Favourite Fairtrade Product at a reception held on 15 October 2014 to mark 20 years of Fairtrade in the UK. The public praised Divine's chocolate bar for its “innovative flavour”, calling it “just the ticket for an autumnal fireside tea-break”, their “favourite little luxury” and “absolutely scrumptious”. Read more »

Yooji’s flaked cod: the world’s first MSC-certified babyfood product

The MSC label appears on over 23,000 sustainable seafood products distributed in over 100 countries worldwide, but until now has not been seen on a babyfood product. This October, French company Yooji has launched frozen cod portions prepared solely with cod procured from MSC-certified sources.

Yooji is an Aquitaine-based, 2012 start-up specialising in environmentally-friendly frozen babyfood. After initially producing frozen vegetable purées in 20g portions, it is now expanding its range by launching two 100% protein products including the MSC-certified flaked cod portions. Read more »

Re-booting FSC: Confor to bring in members' motion at General Assembly in Seville

The Forest Stewardship Council is twenty years old, and like most adolescents it has had a troubled few years, perhaps lost its focus and not really delivered on its early potential. However, unlike most adolescents, it has over 600 people from all over the world attending its birthday party this week in Seville. Read more »

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