October Books logo
October Books, 243 Portswood Road, Southampton SO17 2NG  Open Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm
Web www.octoberbooks.org  Email   Tel 023 8058 1030  Fax 023 8058 1040
Order Online
Kids' Books
Fair Trade
Organic Goods
Local Goods
Green Goods
Our History
Contact Us
We have a crammed to bursting fair trade goods section, most of which is from Traidcraft. We sell fair trade goods because we believe that producers deserve a fair deal. The ones listed in Red are recent additions to our selection...

Fair trade food shelves at October Books May 06 Accessories bags, pencil cases, wallets (all made from nettle fibre!), folder (made from hemp).
Baking goods cocoa powder.
Bags the October Books cotton bag, handmade in Pondicherry (India) and supplied by Vandanamu.
Breakfast cereals three different varieties of Traidcraft muesli: fruit & nut, mixed berries, and exotic fruit.
Chocolate bars (small) Divine dark chocolate (45g)
Chocolate bars four Traidcraft organic varieties: dark, dark with orange, dark with peppermint crisp, and milk. Also two Divine varieties: dark, and mint dark.
Chocolates (boxed) Divine After Dinner Mints.
Coffee - ground by Traidcraft dark roast, medium roast, medium roast decaffeinated (organic).
Coffee - ground by Cafédirect Palenque (organic), Machu Picchu (organic), Kilimanjaro, decaffeinated, Rich filter, Medium filter, Organic medium roast, Expresso.
Coffee - instant by Cafédirect Classic, Intense, Machu Pichu, Decaffeinated (organic). We also have catering-size (500g) tubs of Classic.
Cookies by Traidcraft Double chocolate chunk, Fruit chocolate & nut, Stem ginger crunch cookies.
Dried fruit by Traidcraft apricot, pineapple.
Dried fruit by Tropical Wholefoods sundried mango (organic), chewy banana chips.
Dried fruit by Infinity Foodsdates (organic).
Drinking chocolate Divine drinking chocolate.
Fairtrade magazine "New Consumer" (kept in our Magazines section).
Fruit juice - small cartons by JP Juice orange juice, apple juice
Fruit juice - 1 litre cartons by Fruit Passion orange juice.
Grains fusilli pasta (oranic), penne pasta organic), white basmati rice, brown basmati rice (organic), quinoa (organic).
Nuts by Traidcraft cashew nuts, walnuts, salted peanuts, salted cashew nuts.
Snacks Geobars
Spreads Traidcraft strawberry jam (organic), Traidcraft marmalade (organic), Traidcraft sweet justice honey, Traidcraft wild blossom honey, Traidcraft chocolate hazelnut spread, Essential dark chocolate spread (organic), tahini (organic).
Sugars by Traidcraft raw cane, demerara, muscovado, golden caster, organic raw cane, white.
Sweets Traidcraft confections - after dinner mints.
Teabags by Traidcraft Earl grey, Africa gold, English breakfast, Everyday, One cup everyday. We also have catering-size bags of Everyday tea bags.
Teabags - other Teadirect, Jasmine green teabags, Rooibos.
Tea - leaf Traidcraft Tanzanian leaf.
Toiletries kitchen roll, toilet paper, tissues.
Vegetable Oils Palestinian olive oil by Zaytoun.
Wooden Products We have a variety from Vandanamu, made in Acacia wood, and carved in SE India. Includes spoons, bowls and massage sets.

Fairtrade logo Choose products with the FAIRTRADE Mark. For more information on Fairtrade see the Fairtrade Foundation's website at www.fairtrade.org.uk.

Other shops in the Southampton area selling Fair Trade goods
Shop Equality, 67b Cranbury Road (entrance is on Factory Road), Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5HB. 023 8057 4990. Huge range of fair trade foods and household goods. They used to be The Fairtrade Shop in Shirley, Southampton, but moved to Eastleigh in Autumn 2011. www.shopequality.co.uk.
Fuzzi, 8 Parchment Street, Winchester, SO23 8AT. Opened in Autumn 2011. www.fuzzi.co.uk.
Oxfam shops Some of them sell a small range of Fair Trade goods.

Fair Trade information for Southampton
Southampton Fair Trade Group www.fair-trade-southampton.org.uk

Fair Trade tea/coffee from cafés and restaurants in Southampton
Allsorts Psychic Café, 22 Carlton Place, Southampton. Tel: 023 8023 7561. www.allsorts-psychic-cafe.com
The Art House, 178 Above Bar Street, Southampton, SO14 7DW. www.thearthousesouthampton.co.uk