The boost meant UK consumers were now consuming 3.1m Fairtrade bananas a day as well as 2.3m Fairtrade-certified chocolate bars, 9.3m cups of tea, 6.4m cups of coffee and 530,000 cups of drinking chocolate, the Foundation said.
Fairtrade Fortnight, a two-week period used by the Foundation and its partners designed to raise awareness of Fairtrade goods, kicks off today. The theme this year is Show Off Your Label.
Fairtrade: Share the load (19 February 2011)
Focus On Fairtrade (12 February 2011)