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Celebrating Fair Trade Friday with a Weekend Sale


If you’re planning on shaking off that post-feast food fog and shopping this Friday, worry not! Your experience doesn’t have to be bleak.

Our US Whole Foods Market stores are celebrating fairly traded products with a weekend-long sale, November 28-30. And we’re kicking it off with what we’re calling “Fair Trade Friday”!

Sale valid in US stores only. Availability and prices may vary by region, so you can contact your store for details. While supplies last.

What is Fair Trade?

When you buy fairly traded products, you’re helping to create economic opportunity in the developing world, support community projects and making a difference in the lives of farmers and producers. How? Because fair trade certification:

  • Ensures fair wages for farmers, workers and producers
  • Provides resources for social, economic, environmental and community development projects
  • Is third-party verified

Huge thanks go out to our supplier partners who have taken the extra steps to ensure that their supply chains are responsibly sourced to make a difference in the world.

What’s on Sale?

While you’re getting your shop on this weekend, look for these favorite fair trade products that will be on sale:

Alter Eco Organic Chocolate Truffles

These melt in your mouth chocolate treats are combined with silky, smooth coconut oil. Not only are they fair trade but they’re also Non-GMO Project verified! Choose from Black Truffles, Velvet Truffles, Salted Caramel Truffles and Sea Salt Truffles.

Theo Organic Chocolate Bars

Fill their stocking with these special bean-to-bar chocolate made in small batches. There’s a wide variety of flavors, including limited-edition holiday flavors.

Bearitos Cocoa Pita Chips

These sweetly snackable, crunchy pita chips with a cocoa twist are fair trade and Non-GMO Project verified!

Third Street Chai Festivus Chai

This fun flavor that celebrates the “holiday for the rest of us” is made with fair trade black tea and is in stores for a limited time only!

Dr. Bronner’s Fair Trade & Organic Whole Kernel Virgin Coconut Oil

This premium quality coconut oil is cold-pressed from fresh, carefully dried coconuts, to retain their original nutrient content, flavor, color, and wonderful aroma. Use very versatile coconut oil for stir-frying, sauces, baking and even body care.

Our Whole Body departments are also getting in on the weekend celebration! You’ll find Alaffia GOOD Soap on sale for $1 each. Only available at Whole Foods Market, this bar soap is made from fair trade shea butter and coconut oil and comes in a wide variety of scents, including seasonal holiday scents. Alaffia was named one of our Suppliers of the Year for their commitment to higher purpose in all aspects of business.

What are your must-have fair trade products? Let us know in the comments and don’t forget to stop by for a weekend of fair trade deals!