Fair trade lessons

PUBLISHED: 17:00 24 November 2012

Pupils learn about fair trade.

Pupils learn about fair trade.

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PUPILS were given the chance to ferment their own cocoa beans as they learnt about the importance of fair trade.

Pamela Esquicel, from a Peruvian fair trade cocoa co-operative showed youngsters how cocoa beans are turned into chocolate bars.

Pamela was invited to the village by the Pill Fairtrade group as she wanted to meet a UK community which supports the initiative.

The children told Pamela about their tuck shop, an initiative which helped Pill to gain Fairtrade village status.


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