Beavers dig out the Fairtrade goods

PUBLISHED: 10:00 14 February 2015

Members of beavers group learning about Fairtrade at Sainsburys, Portishead.

Members of beavers group learning about Fairtrade at Sainsburys, Portishead.

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YOUNGSTERS went on a Fairtrade trail during a visit to a Portishead supermarket.

Members of the town’s beaver pack spent at evening at the Sainsbury’s store in Serbert Way where they learnt about the origins of Fairtrade, when it was started and how it has grown across the world.

While at the store, the youngsters took part in a trail around the aisles and also had the chance to taste some of the Fairtrade goods on sale, including milkshakes and even bananas.

The fun-filled visit was put on ahead of Fairtrade Fortnight, which will run from February 23 to March 8.

This is an international scheme which seeks to raise awareness of Fairtrade and the importance of ensuring farmers and producers around the world are given a fair price for the goods they produce.


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