Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Hot beverages

In 2018/19, we served almost 2.9 million cups of Fairtrade coffee, 613,384 cups of Fairtrade hot chocolate and 671,361 cups of Fairtrade tea

‘‘Your morning cuppa: infused with fairness’’ - 6 word story for Fairtrade Fortnight

All tea, coffee and hot chocolate served in University outlets is Fairtrade, as is the sugar. This means farmers get a higher and more stable price for their produce, and a Fairtrade premium for farming cooperatives to use for projects that benefit their communities.

In 2018/19, we served almost 2.9 million cups of Fairtrade coffee, 613,384 cups of Fairtrade hot chocolate and 671,361 cups of Fairtrade tea. 577,000 sticks of white and brown Fairtrade sugar were also used, as well as 3,473kg of Fairtrade sugar in cooking. Figures from Accommodation, Catering and Events.