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Celebrity chef and Adelaide Lord Mayor to launch Fair Trade Fortnight

Celebrity chef Simon Bryant, from the ABC’s “The Cook and the Chef‟, will join Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood in the kitchen this week to help launch this year’s Fair Trade Fortnight. The event will be taking place at the Adelaide Central Markets, this Saturday 5 May 2012 between 11.00am and 1.00pm.

Kylie Kwong range hits the shops

The beautiful fair trade tableware range designed by celebrity chef Kylie Kwong exclusively for Oxfam Australia has gone on sale around Australia.

To mark its release and to give Kylie fans a behind-the scenes look at how the range was developed, Oxfam has released a short video of Kylie’s visit to the workshop where her first ever range is being crafted. The video, which can be viewed on the Oxfam website, also introduces some of the people who are creating the fair trade range.

Oxfam Shop announced as one of the first “Fair Traders of Australia”

Oxfam Australia today welcomed the launch of Fair Traders of Australia, a new accreditation body for Australian businesses which have fair trade at the core of what they do.

Oxfam Shop is Australia’s leading fair trade retailer, selling beautiful hand-crafted kitchenware and homewares products created by artisans around the world as well as delicious Fairtrade food and a wide range of other fair trade items in its 19 retail shops around Australia and online shop, www.oxfamshop.org.au

Fair Trade Fortnight 2011 Kicks Off!

Australia’s biggest celebration of everything fair trade, Fair Trade Fortnight 2011, begins tomorrow and will give Australians the opportunity to understand more about how the fair trade system benefits those in developing countries, says Oxfam Australia.

Among keynote events, Oxfam Australia and the Fairtrade Association of Australia and New Zealand have teamed up to host a Fairtrade-certified Sri Lankan tea producer, to help raise awareness of how producers in developing countries are benefiting from Fairtrade.

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