Autumn fair trade festival, a bazaar and three thematic workshops for fair trade

HONG KONG, September 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Fair Trade Hong Kong will host the Fair Trade Fall Festival on the 17th and September 18, 2022 with a theme around Fair share. Among the attractions will be a bazaar with 10 ethical brands selling a wide variety of foods from around the world, as well as health and beauty products. There will also be three workshops on the theme of sustainability where participants will get a taste of a sustainable way of life, by valuing waste into valuable resources that correspond to fair trade practices.


Fair Trade Hong Kong will host the Fair Trade Autumn Festival on September 17-18, 2022 with a Fair Share theme

The products for sale at the Festival are produced in accordance with the six principles of fair trade: empowerment, no forced labor, fair remuneration, environmental protection, gender equality and safe working conditions. The 10 brands selected include Fair Taste (the first fair trade brand in Hong Kong), Soaper Delights (local brand promoting a sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle), Fair Circle (member of the World Fair Trade Organization ), Welspring (a local brand embracing healthy lifestyle) etc. gifts spending while supplies last #.

The workshops include the Coffee grounds exfoliation workshopthe Organic Pigments Workshop and the Handmade Herbal Soap Workshop. Families, couples and friends are invited to join and learn how to live sustainably and encourage fair trade practices.

Event: Fair Trade Fall Festival 2022

Appointment: 17 – September 18, 2022 (Saturday Sunday)

Location: Atrium L3, Metroplaza, 223 Hing Fong Road, Kwai Chung, NT

Entrance fees: Free entry, additional fees for workshops

Application No: Fair Trade Hong Kong Foundation at 3705 2488

# Fair Fall Festival Limited Time Offer:

  1. Redeem a Fairtrade certified Silver Mona filter coffee from Hiang Kie Cafe with receipt(s) totaling $200 or more of the Fair Fall Festival bazaar and workshops while supplies last.
  2. Redeem a bag of Chinese tea from The Art of Tea by Birmingham Food Products with one or more receipts totaling $500 or more of the Fair Fall Festival bazaar and workshops while supplies last.

About Fair Trade Hong Kong

Fair Trade Hong Kong (FTHK), a non-profit non-governmental organization (NGO), was founded in 2008. It is committed to promoting the concept of fair trade.

In 2012, FTHK officially joined Fairtrade International as a Fairtrade marketing organization. It has been authorized to promote and control the certification of Fairtrade products by hong kong, Macau and mainland China ever since.

Fairtrade International is a global organization jointly owned by over 1.9 million farmers. The Fair Trade label is one of the most recognized and trusted sustainability labels in the world. By bringing together small farmers and workers who are usually the most undervalued in multinational production chains, fair trade aims to find solutions to help them live better lives without poverty.

FTHK is dedicated to promoting fair trade through educational efforts at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels, public awareness events and corporate ESG development programs. The organization also strives to develop a sense of global citizenship among young people by conducting public education activities and increasing the number of fair trade products on the market.

https://www.fairtradehk.org/en/about/fair_trade_hk/

Appendix I: Bazaar Shops

  1. JUST TASTE
  2. RIGHT CIRCLE
  3. Soap Delights
  4. Health goals
  5. Kurmet 52
  6. ozakka
  7. Wellspring
  8. jollymap
  9. DESI GROCERY
  10. Bliss & Bless International Limited

Special offers

Stores

Introduction

Popular products

JUST TASTE

FAIRTASTE is the first fair trade brand in Hong Kong. FAIRTASTE products are locally made, delicious, fresh and without additives.

Coffee beans (Regular price: from HK$108)

Arabica coffee beans are collected worldwide and come from organic farming. They are freshly roasted in Hong Kong every week, which makes them tasty.

Crunchy Organic Cashews (Regular price: HK$96)

The first locally produced fair trade snack. Freshly prepared and made with love by a group of “Kai Fong” women in the Fair Taste food factory in Hong Kong. No additives and preservatives added. This crunchy and delicious snack is made with organic cashews from India and the finest organic raw cane sugar from Paraguay. so delicious that person will come back for more.

Soap Delights

Soaper Delights is conscious of a greener and fairer life. The products are mostly locally produced, environmentally friendly and yet skin-friendly. It embeds sustainability in everything it does, from sourcing ethical quality raw materials to its local cooperative partners and environmentally friendly packaging.

“Citrus Breeze” Head to Toe Soap (Regular price: 88 HKD)

All soaps are handmade cold in a local workshop. He mixes all the vegan ingredients at room temperature, then cuts into pieces and lets dry. Conservation lasts 4-8 weeks before sending the soaps to the local reception center where the soaps are hand-wrapped in printed paper. Each piece of soap contains naturally generated vegetable glycerin which helps moisturize the skin. After washing with handmade soap, the skin remains moist and healthy.

Tinted mineral sunscreen (Normal price: HK$80)

The tinted mineral sunscreen provides functional sun protection and acts as a physical barrier against UVA + UVB. It is safe for pregnant women and children. To minimize the environmental impacts of used sunscreen, it’s packaged in an eco-friendly, biodegradable paper tube that naturally degrades over time.

RIGHT CIRCLE

FAIR CIRCLE is a social enterprise created in 2005, with the mission of mobilizing fair trade movements. He is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization and received the Silver Award from the Business Environment Council for Sustainable Product Supplier.

Moroccan organic rose water (regular price: HK$189)

Organic Damask rose from the mountains of Morocco is collected and extracted through a steam distillation process. Rose water immediately hydrates, refreshes and soothes delicate skin.

Recycled Saree Fabric with Pompom (Regular Price: HK$249)

The fabric is Kantha Saree embroidery, a traditional craft of Bangladesh and Eastern India, where local women pile up second-hand saree fabrics and embroider them by hand. The pattern and patchwork of each bag is unique. The Saree can be used as a scarf or a tablecloth.

Kurmet 52

Kourmet 52, involves having delicious food in everyday life.

With strong ties and relationships with farmers and growers around the world, Kourmet 52 is dedicated to delivering the highest quality foods. From the origin in Hong Kong, from farm to table, food experts at Kourmet 52 carefully select fresh, high-quality, safe and healthy delicacies to provide customers with a better life.

Okinawa Shikuwasa lime juice (Regular price: HK$98)

It is planted and produced by farmers in Ogimi, Okinawa. It is 100% natural, freshly prepared and rich in tangerine peel and citric acid, which helps reduce “three peaks” and improve bowel movements. The juice is a natural concentrate and can be diluted 1:10.

Oishi – Suppon Soup (Regular price HK$238/6 cans)

Produced by Japanese food brand Iwatani which uses Japanese Bonito sauce from Yaizu, Shizuoka with Suppon from Kumamoto. It contains 3000 mg of collagen and can be consumed directly. Alternately, consumers can heat it up and mix it with vegetables for a unique flavor. Boiling with rice or using as a soup for cold noodles will also make a delicious dish.

appen10 II: Workshops on the theme of sustainability

Workshops

Fees / Duration

(Maximum of 6 per session)

Introduction

Coffee grounds exfoliation workshop

80 HK$ / product

10-15 minutes per session

Arts and crafts them own natural body scrub by recycling dried ground coffee with Fairtrade certified coconut oil. Decorate the glass and spice it up.

Organic Pigments Workshop

HK$100 / product

20-30 minutes per session

Come create your own unique color pigments with organic ingredients such as dried petals, tea leaves and ground coffee. Arts and crafts them own painting in their colors too.

Handmade Herbal Soap Workshop

HK$150 / product

30 minutes per session

Want to soap a in the smell of tea? What’s this we go need: a handmade botanical soap with recycled tea leaves.

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