(For-profit organisation)

Established in 1979 as a Christian response to poverty, Traidcraft is the UK’s leading fair trade organisation. Traidcraft runs development programmes in some of the poorest countries in the world, and campaigns in the UK and internationally to bring about trade justice.

The organisation builds lasting relationships with its suppliers and aims to help them trade out of poverty and transform their lives.


Year established


Participant in relevant networks

Cafédirect, Equal Exchange, Oxfam and Twin Trading

Further information

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor; Standards and all (3)

Regions / countries / territories

Europe: United Kingdom

Global issues

Trade and development

Business sectors

Agriculture and livestock; Retail trade