Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if your Mum is anything like most of ours, you’re probably not getting any hints around what is most desired in the present department.
To ease last-minute present panic, we’ve collated the perfect feel-good gift guide that not only places you firmly in the good books with your Mum but gives back to the workers, and farmers who produced the products.
From Fairtrade coffee and chocolate to beautifully hand woven Fairtrade scarves, our easy and ethical gift guide has you covered!
Fresh Roasted Coffee - Hamodava Coffee
Treat Mum to the ultimate morning experience - this incredible full-bodied Nicaraguan coffee. Not only is it the toastiest wake-up call you can find, it's also 100% Fairtrade, and a portion of your purchase goes directly to the Salvation Army, so mum will be the most ethical on the block!
RRP $11.90 for 200g. Available from hamodava.com
No Nasties Scarf - Tummah
This gorgeous and soft scarf is perfect for any season! Lightweight and long, it can be used as a travel or beach wrap, or to just brighten up an outfit. Plus it's made from 100% Fairtrade cotton, so it always feels good to wear.
RRP $40.00. Available from tummahethicaltrade.co.nz
Chocolate - Green & Black's
No matter what mood mum is in, there's always a kind of chocolate to accompany it. Green & Black's have 14 different luxurious flavours of Fairtrade chocolate bars to try, so whether your mum prefers Hazelnut & Currant, Burnt Toffee, or classic Milk, there's something for everyone.
RRP $3.49 each. Available from supermarkets and food stores
Vanilla - Taylor & Colledge
Mother's Day is the perfect time for some family baking, and nothing tastes better than Fairtrade! Why not give mum some gorgeous vanilla extract to sweeten up the next batch, all organic, Fairtrade, and most of all, delicious.
RRP $7.04 each. Available from online retailers
Tea Taster Box - Ritual Tea
Give Mum not just one tea break, but five - with this amazing Taster Box from Ritual Tea. Choose between Herbal, the Classics, or a 'Surprise Me' option to cater to her tastes. Since it's Fairtrade and good for the tea farmers as well, you can give mum the full tea experience and a ritual she'll never forget!
RRP $22.99. Available from ritualteacompany.co.nz