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Nestle KitKats are no longer Fairtrade. From October 2020 Nestle stopped buying cocoa and sugar from farmers in Cote d’Ivoire, Fiji and Malawi on Fairtrade terms.

Further details of Nestle plans to stop making KitKat with Fairtrade cocoa and sugar

The Cote d'Ivoire is a major cocoa producer and the Ivorian Fair Trade Network have written to Nestle in response to their annoucement.

23 June 2020 Fairtrade Foundation Statement ... Fairtrade producers raise their voices to ask Nestlé to keep KitKats Fairtrade

There is a petition telling Nestle’s CEO that we want KitKat to stay Fairtrade.

Responses

Letter to Nestle HQ, York ...

From Coordinator Fairtrade Falmouth Steering Group ... do not choose this moment of global crisis to exacerbate the inequalities in the cocoa industry

Letters to the CEO Nestle ...

From the Mayor of Glastonbury ... It would cost Nestle less than £0.01 per Kit Kat to maintain the Fairtrade premium to producers

From the Co-ordinator of the Sidmouth Fairtrade Group ... We know the Coronavirus is pushing many farmers to the edge, surely sugar and cocoa farmers need, more than ever the stability that Fairtrade gives them.  

From a member of Fairtrade Devon ... perhaps the most amazing outcome of the Fairtrade system, is the empowerment of the co-op members ...

A member of the SW Fairtrade Network has sent an email  ... Nestlé and Fairtrade have made a much-needed difference to farmers' lives in the past ten years ... so to change things now seems unspeakably short-sighted

A letter to the Falmouth Packet ... many residents in Falmouth and the local area support the principles of Fairtrade

A letter published in the Sidmouth Herald ... The Fairtrade certification scheme guarantees that those who produce the cocoa and sugar cane for our chocolate receive a fair price for their produce

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Climate Crisis and COP26 ...
DDE is organising a series of Community Events in the run up to COP26 in November
On Monday 20th September at 6pm we celebrate Great Big Green Week. Join us on Zoom https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84979514780?pwd=YzNTSjVNQkEyTHh3WHVrODljeFVVUT09
On Thursday 23rd September at 4pm we are running a Teachers' Workshop and providing details of other teaching resources and training opportunities.

Vacancies ...
DDE is looking for a new Coordinator to lead our work on global education, working with our enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers. This is a paid position: further information and an application form are available. Also DDE is looking for a volunteer to join the team as Honorary Treasurer. Further information may be found here.

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DDE's weekly Newsletter has links to current news items, videos and events. The Supporters Newsletter reports on recent DDE activities. Our fortnightly Teaching Resources provide links for resources for KS2 and KS3. We have put the Zoom recordings of our events on YouTube.

You can find details of our work in the DDE Brochure and the Food for Thought programme. DDE's Privacy Notice

Welcome!

...to Exeter's Global Centre, the home of Devon Development Education.

01392 438811
dde@globalcentredevon.org.uk

Announcements

Climate Crisis and COP26 ...
DDE is organising a series of Community Events in the run up to COP26 in November
On Monday 20th September at 6pm we celebrate Great Big Green Week. Join us on Zoom https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84979514780?pwd=YzNTSjVNQkEyTHh3WHVrODljeFVVUT09
On Thursday 23rd September at 4pm we are running a Teachers' Workshop and providing details of other teaching resources and training opportunities.

Vacancies ...
DDE is looking for a new Coordinator to lead our work on global education, working with our enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers. This is a paid position: further information and an application form are available. Also DDE is looking for a volunteer to join the team as Honorary Treasurer. Further information may be found here.

Information ...
DDE's weekly Newsletter has links to current news items, videos and events. The Supporters Newsletter reports on recent DDE activities. Our fortnightly Teaching Resources provide links for resources for KS2 and KS3. We have put the Zoom recordings of our events on YouTube.

You can find details of our work in the DDE Brochure and the Food for Thought programme. DDE's Privacy Notice