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Spotlight On VENT For Change

Children all over the world lack access to proper education or basic learning tools. In some schools, large groups of children are forced to share exercise books, pens and pencils – as there aren’t enough to go around. Many children cannot attend school at all, because they are fleeing the devastation of war. We must raise […]

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World Fair Trade Day: Climate Justice

The World Fair Trade Day is a worldwide annual celebration held on the second Saturday of May. The event was created by the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) in 2004 to raise awareness on alternative solutions to the planet’s economic and ecological crisis.   The theme for World Fair Trade Day 2022 is Climate Justice. What […]

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Spotlight On Traidcraft

World Fair Trade Day is a worldwide annual celebration that raises awareness on alternative solutions to the planet’s economic and ecological challenges. This year it will be held on the 14th May. We have decided to celebrate this event by highlighting one of our favourite fair trade organisations. So here is a little introduction to Traidcraft. […]

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Fair Trade Gifts for Mother’s Day

There’s something so lovely about March, it’s one of my favourite times of year. Finally feeling a bit of sunshine and warmth after months of feeling cold, the clocks go forward, there are baby lambs skipping about and we have Easter (and all its bank holidays!) to look forward to! It’s also a great time […]

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Pots de Crème au Chocolat

This French inspired chocolate recipe is the perfect dessert for you Valentine’s Day supper. This simple recipe is great when you need a dessert that is sure to impress. Originally from ‘The Times Calendar Cookbook’ by Katie Stewart, this recipe is a favourite of Jenny’s and has been served to many friends over the years. […]

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Fairtrade Energy Bars

These energy bars are a staple snack in my house- I use them to refuel after a run or workout since they are a great source of protein and natural sugars. More importantly, they taste delicious, are quick and easy to make, and can be made entirely from Fairtrade ingredients available at Good Taste! Ingredients […]

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Meet Cara

Outdoor enthusiast Cara is one of our student employees here at Good Taste. Cara juggles her hours in the shop with her Modern History Masters and playing a lot of hockey! She’s always ready with a smile and to help the customers with whatever they need. We thought we would get to know Cara a […]

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chocolate chip cookies are absolutely delicious, easy to make and what’s more they are Vegan – perfect for Veganuary! This recipe creates a chewy textured cookie, but the addition of oats into the mixture means that they don’t fall apart yet still melt in the mouth! This recipe is from www.thevegspace.co.uk and as always […]

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Cosy Winterwear To Keep You Warm

It’s pretty chilly out there. I hate the winter season for the cold and wet weather. I always get a persistent runny nose around this time, and the cold air affects my sensitive skin as well. It can be really hard to get out of bed in the morning when its still dark outside, and […]

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Meet Kornel

Kornel has joined our team as a retail assistant through the Kickstart scheme – this is his first job! You will find Kornel ready to serve you with a smile and his eagerness to learn new things has meant that he has quickly taken on lots of jobs from cleaning to shelf stacking! Kornel is […]