Bicton students promote Fairtrade values

Bicton College students were in Exmouth highlighting the ethos behind Faitrdade products.

Bicton College students were in Exmouth’s Magnolia Centre last week highlighting Fairtrade Fortnight.

The group handed out Fairtrade products, such as chocolate and fruit, and highlighted the scheme’s additional merchandise, which includes clothing.

Pictured here is: Josh James, 19, Nathan Bibey, 33, Rachel Bush, 24, Georgia Dix-McGrath, 19, Aaron Harverson, 24, and Tom Cole, 28, with the mobile information display.

Exmouth is one of more than 500 Fairtrade towns across the UK.


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Before Exmouth could qualify it had to take a number of steps, including winning the support of the town council.

As well as passing a resolution to back the scheme, the council had to agree to serve Fairtrade products during meetings, in offices and canteens.

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The Fairtrade town criteria also states Fairtrade products must be readily available in Exmouth’s shops and eateries, while workplaces and community organisations back the project and its products.

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