Local Fair Traders

Welcome to Local Fair Traders – a directory of local businesses and organisations using, selling or manufacturing Fair Trade products and supporting Fair Trade through policy, staff and public engagement.

 

Winners of the South West Fair Trade Business Awards 2018 will have their award level displayed next to their listing, while local businesses that make Fair Trade certified products are identified with the Fair Trade & Local icon.

280 Bakes

280 Bakes

Type of Business

Home Baking Network

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Using Fairtrade products in the production process

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS1

  • Stroud - GL5

  • Portishead - BS20

Ark Coffee Shop

The Ark sells a wide range of Fair Trade items including gifts, cards, jewellery and food, and serves fairly traded tea and coffee. We offer a range of homemade cakes and biscuits. For children we have a range of sweets and treats, including handmade rabbit biscuits. 

Type of Business

Coffee Shop

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the production process

Locations

  • Wotton-under-Edge - GL12

Bath Spa University Catering

University catering department consisting of five food and drink outlets over four different sites in and around Bath, as well as a delivered catering service used by internal and external customers for functions, meetings and events.

Type of Business

University Catering

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Using Fairtrade products in the production process

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bath - BA2

Better Food

Shop and café selling organic and sustainably sourced goods.

Type of Business

Cafe and Retailer

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Whapping Warf, Bristol - BS1

  • St Werburghs, Bristol - BS2

  • Clifton, Bristol - BS8

Borges & Scott

Long established producers of high quality Panama hats.  We combine the iconic South American hat with the best elements of British quality and style. All our hats are handmade in Ecuador.  

Type of Business

Panama and felt hat supplier

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS5

Business West @ Leigh Court

We are a business support organisation based in prestigious 18th Century mansion, Leigh Court. Leigh Court serves our head office, serviced office space and houses some of Bristol's best conference and banqueting facilities.

Type of Business

Business support and conference centre

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS9

Chapel Street Boutique

New fashions and styles always in stock.

Type of Business

Women's clothing and accessories

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

Locations

  • Camborne - TR14

Cotswold Fudge Co.

Traditional favourites made by hand using the best Fairtrade Ingredients. We lovingly boil, beat and blend to create our melt in the mouth fudges.

Type of Business

Confectioner

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Producing Fairtrade products

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the production process

Locations

  • Kingham - OX7

Cotton Smiles Ltd.

Overall winners of the Southwest Fairtrade Business Awards 2018. Our products are made from 100% Fairtrade certified organic cotton. We sell durable re-usable shopping bags, tea towels, aprons and fabric by the metre. We can print, embroider or dye them to your specification. We also produce custom made products.

Type of Business

Cotton goods producer

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Producing Fairtrade products

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Using Fairtrade products in the production process

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS5

Create Centre

Create is a vibrant environment centre that hosts a range of events and exhibitions and features a purpose-built Ecohome. The centre is a great venue for meetings, seminars and conferences as well as providing flexible workspace to several environmental organisations. Create is owned and managed by Bristol City Council.

Type of Business

Bristol City Council environment and conference centre

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS1

Destination Bristol

Visitor information services - free maps, brochures and advice from knowledgeable staff. French, Polish and Spanish spoken by staff. Large gift shop. Ferry boat, walking tours and bus tour ticket sales. First Bus, Megabus and Airport Flyer ticket sales. Open daily 362 days a year, 10am-5pm. Bristol Pound access point.

Type of Business

Bristol Tourist Information Centre (TIC)

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

Locations

  • Bristol - BS1

Diana Porter Contemporary Jewellery

Award winning jewellery designer Diana Porter specialises in organic, beautifully handmade pieces. Each of our gold rings are now crafted using Fairtrade Gold as standard, which ensures that the artisanal miners are paid a fair price for their gold.

Type of Business

Jewellery gallery and shop

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Producing Fairtrade products

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the production process

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS1

Eco Bee Wrap

Handmade in Britain, an eco friendly, all natural, plastic-free alternative to cling film. Fair Trade fabric is coated in beeswax and natural ingredients to create a pliable, reusable, mouldable food wrap.

Type of Business

Eco friendly alternative to cling film

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Using Fairtrade products in the production process

Locations

  • Keynsham - BS31

Eco Friendly Shop

Eco friendly, Fairtrade, organic, sustainable gifts and products.

Type of Business

Online ethical retailer

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bath - BA16

Erica Sharpe Fine Jewellery

Fine precious jewellery, handcrafted from Fairtrade gold and silver. Bespoke pieces, collections and unique one-off jewels with ethically sourced gemstones. Also remodelling new from old and restorations.

Type of Business

Jewellers

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Producing Fairtrade products

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Using Fairtrade products in the production process

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Wedmore - BS28

Ethical Property Company

The Ethical Property Company is one of the largest social businesses in the UK, where it owns and/or manages a total of 23 properties, and provides office, meeting, event and retail space to over 1000 organisations. We own five buildings in Bristol and manage a further two event spaces.

Type of Business

Commercial landlord

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS2

Fair Ground

Shop selling fairly traded gifts, foods, jewellery, accessories, tee shirts, baby clothes, soaps, cards and wrapping paper. Stockists of Traidcraft, Rapanui, York Scarves, Namaste, Shared Earth, Kerala Crafts, Water Harvest, We are Thought and Piccalilly.

Type of Business

Fair Trade Shop

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Wimbourne - BH21

Fairly Beautiful

Women's clothing, designed and made in Britain using Fair Trade and organic fabrics.

Type of Business

Women's clothing

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Using Fairtrade products in the production process

Locations

  • Keynsham - BS31

Full of Beans at UWE

Full of Beans coffee cart offers a wide selection of Fairtrade drinks and snacks to students, staff and visitors to the UWE Frenchay Campus.

Type of Business

Coffee Cart

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS16

Greenlife

Greenlife is one of the largest health food shops in the South West, selling natural and organic foods, vitamins and herbal supplements. They stock a wide selection of Fair Trade, vegetarian, vegan and raw foods, plus organic fruit and vegetables from local suppliers, natural bodycare products and eco goods.

Type of Business

Health food shop

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Totnes - TQ9

Kerala Crafts

Established in 2001 to help alleviate poverty amongst marginalised women and girls in south India. We support several women’s co-operatives by purchasing their Fair Trade products, and send profits back to India to help fund women’s community projects.  We also support a girls’ orphanage, helping to provide schooling and necessities.

Type of Business

UK registered charity and Fairtrade online retailer

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Online (Bath based)

Koolkompany Ltd / Koolskools

We are leading suppliers of affordable Fairtrade certified clothing for the corporate and school wear sectors. We work closely with schools to educate students on Fairtrade and teach them how their roles as global citizens can be enhanced through wearing our Fairtrade clothing and engaging with our unique project. 

Type of Business

Fairtrade clothing company

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Producing Fairtrade products

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Using Fairtrade products in the production process

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Southampton - SO34

Lyons Davidson

We are a full-service legal practice operating throughout the UK. We have been providing services to businesses, individuals and the insurance industry for over 40 years, in a client-friendly, cost-efficient and dynamic way. We are committed to carrying out business in a way that is driven by socially responsible values. 

Type of Business

Solicitors

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS1

Minuteman Press

Bristol printers Minuteman Press provide solutions for all of your marketing and communications requirements. Leaflets, business cards, business stationery, flyers, graphic design, books, magazines, music scores and much more. Minuteman Press are that rare “one stop print centre” with the expertise to fulfil all of your marketing needs. 

Type of Business

Graphic Design, printing and bindery

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS3

Natural Beverage Co

Natural Beverage Co have been creating Fairtrade drinks for over a decade. They now have a range of great tasting, all-natural Fairtrade juices and the UK's first Fairtrade cola - Ubuntu.

Type of Business

Fairtrade soft drink manufacturer

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Producing Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade production in the production process

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Frome - BA11

New Room

Oldest Methodist building in the world incorporating 18th century chapel and a museum covering social justice, Bristol and the slave trade and the history of Methodism. Award-winning café committed to using Fairtrade and organic ingredients. Most of our offer is freshly made in-house.

Type of Business

Chapel, café, museum and visitor centre

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Using Fairtrade products in the production process

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS1

noctu

Noctu is a family business founded by sisters Zoë and Milly Gale with roots in Bath, UK and Oslo, Norway. Inspired by Scandinavian simplicity and minimalist design, noctu’s ethos is to make beautiful and comfortable nightwear using the highest quality organic fabrics to the highest Fairtrade standards.

Type of Business

Clothing brand

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Producing Fairtrade products

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Using Fairtrade products in the production process

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bath - BA1

Pagoda Interiors

We are an ethical shop specialising in fair trade, recycled and locally made gifts and homewares. 

Type of Business

Gift shop

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Totnes - TQ9

Palestine Museum

& Cultural Centre

Permanent exhibition of Palestinian heritage, cultural and political life. Open Saturdays and Sundays 11am – 6pm. Regular events, including guest speakers, social gatherings, film evenings. Free museum entry. 

Type of Business

Display and events about Palestine

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS1

Phaz Café at UWE

Phaz café offers a wide selection of Fairtrade drinks and snacks to students, staff and visitors to the UWE Frenchay Campus.

Type of Business

Café

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS16

Scoop & Spice

Scoop & Spice is a family run business with health food shops in Yatton and Winscombe, North Somerset, offering a range of natural whole-foods and household cleaning products underpinned with a strong ethos of being healthy, ecological, and Fairtrade wherever possible.

Type of Business

Retail wholefood shop

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Home Baking Network

Locations

  • Yatton - BS49

  • Winscombe - BS25

University of Bath

We're committed to using and selling ethically-sourced food in our hospitality outlets and catering services. Our venues are proud to support and promote Fairtrade products to customers using our campus catering, bar and retail outlets. 

Type of Business

University

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bath - BA2

University of Bristol

The University of Bristol strives to be a Fairtrade University ensuring Fairtrade products are made available for sale in all University retail outlets. The University works closely with the University of Bristol Union to campaign for increased Fairtrade consumption within the University.

Type of Business

University

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS1

UWE Bristol

UWE Bristol, together with the Students’ Union, have made it our mission to include Fairtrade goods in our supply chains, cafés, shops and conferencing. We offer a range of products for sale on our campuses and work on raising awareness of the issues through our teaching, promotions and student campaigns. 

Type of Business

University

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Frenchay Bristol - BS16

  • Glenside, Bristol - BS16

  • Bower Ashton, Bristol - BS3

Wogan Coffee

Established in the heart of Bristol by Brian Wogan in 1970, Wogan Coffee is now in its third generation of sourcing exceptional coffees from sustainable and ethical farms worldwide, hand-roasting every single bean to perfection, while building a better future for growers and their families.

Type of Business

Coffee importers and roasters

Supporting Fairtrade by

  • Producing Fairtrade products

  • Selling Fairtrade products

  • Using Fairtrade products in the workplace

  • Using Fairtrade products in the production process

  • Through policy and engagement

Locations

  • Bristol - BS2

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