Kinsale Distribution Company (KDC), a distributor of fair trade products has signed a deal with the UK’s leading fair trade organisation Traidcraft to distribute a further 70 fair-trade products to retailers in Ireland.
The deal is worth more than €500,000 and comes in time for Fair Trade Fortnight 2010 which runs from February 22 - March 7.
KDC, which was founded in 2004, supplys more than 400 product lines to retailers all over the country.
Last year, the company had a turnover of €2.2m.
Traidcraft was established in 1979 as a Christian response to poverty and today is the UK’s leading fair trade organisation. Traidcraft work with more than 100 producer groups to provide 250 fair trade food, craft and textile products.