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Cockermouth Fairtrade Directory

Cockermouth has now gained official fairtrade status from the Fairtrade Foundation. The status shows that Cockermouth has now joined 15 other towns and villages in Cumbria, and as a county we have the highest figure of fairtrade status villages and towns. The county council has even declared that Cumbria is a fairtrade county, such is the committment to fairtrade in Cumbria.

Fairtrade is a trading system which guarantees that farmers in developing countries receive a fair price for their product, which helps them to work their way out of poverty and towards sustainable livelihoods.

The following shops in Cockermouth sell Fairtrade products :

Co-op, Station St:
Coffee, tea, chocolate, cocoa, sugar, honey, muesli, cakes, shortbread, snack bars, fruit, beer, wine.

Oxfam, Station St:
Coffee, tea, drinking chocolate, boxed chocolates, cocoa, chocolate, honey, snack bars, biscuits, dried fruit.

The following restaurants and cafes serve Fairtrade products :

Hartleys, Main St

Merienda, Station St

The following accommodation providers serve Fairtrade products :



Croft House Guest House

Rose Cottage Guest House

The following organisations serve Fairtrade products :

Christ church

Methodist Church

St Joseph's Church

United Reformed Church

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