Latest news from the FairWild Foundation

Tuesday
Aug292017

Wild plants hit the headlines during “FairWild Week”

© PukkaHerbsCambridge, UK, 28th August 2017–Today the inaugural “FairWild Week” comes to a close. This digital event championed the vital need to source wild plants sustainably and highlighted their often-overlooked role as components within increasingly globalised supply chains, as resources for meeting the needs of rural communities, and as ingredients in products we use every day.

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Monday
Aug212017

Champions of sustainability for wild plant harvesting unite during first ever “FairWild Week”

Cambridge, UK, 21st August 2017–Today marks the launch of the first ever “FairWild Week” - a digital event celebrating the often-overlooked role played by wild plant ingredients in homes, communities and supply-chains across the globe.

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Monday
Aug142017

Wild about rose hips in Serbia – newly certified ingredients on sale!

Serbia - August 2017. This year has seen Plantamell – a family-owned herbal products business – successfully bring FairWild certified rose hip products to the market; the first such initiative in Serbia.

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Tuesday
Aug082017

New FairWild certification project brings sustainable and ethical baobab to the market

Tongan women with Baobab fruit, Adansonia digitata, for sale to B'Ayoba, Zimbabwe. © David Brazier / B'Ayoba.Zimbabwe, August 2017 - One of FairWild’s newest certification scheme entrants, B’Ayoba, is a natural ingredients company that supplies Baobab Adansonia digitata products, ethically and sustainably wild harvested in partnership with rural producer communities around Zimbabwe.

The company was established in 2012, and has a management team with extensive experience in sustainable sourcing, working with local communities and bringing innovative products to market.

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Wednesday
Aug022017

“FairWild Week” to champion sustainable wild plant harvesting

August 2017 - The FairWild Foundation will launch the first ever “FairWild Week” to champion the vital need to harvest wild plant ingredients sustainably. Taking place between 21–27th August, the event will be supported by our partners such as TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, and involve FairWild certification scheme participants including Pukka Herbs, Traditional Medicinals, Neal’s Yard Remedies, London and Scottish and Dr. Jackson’s.

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