There are now more than 4,500 Fairtrade certified retail and catering products available
in the UK. These include what many people drink (tea, coffee, hot chocolate, fruit
juices and wine), some of what they eat (chocolates, snacks, cakes, nuts, fresh and
dried fruits, rice, quinoa, olive oil, sugars, spreads and spices) as well as flowers,
sports balls, beauty products, some cotton clothing and items made of gold, silver
or platinum. When shopping in Aberystwyth, look for products with the Fairtrade
The snack counter in most shops will have a choice of items including Fairtrade chocolate
such as Dairy Milk and KitKat bars, Maltesers etc.
The selection of Fairtrade products in LIDL, MORRISONS, TESCO, NISA,
CO-OP (Penparcau) and the various SPAR stores is more limited.
Other fairly traded products, some not carrying the Fairtrade Mark are available
in Aberystwyth; these include bed linen and baby clothes from TREEHOUSE TLC and some
clothing lines such as Nomads in POLLYS.
As a major tourist centre there’s a wide choice of small cafés in Aberystwyth. Most
use one or two Fairtrade products