EVENT: Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight with Little Cherry

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EVENT: Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight with Little Cherry


During this Fairtrade Fortnight I want to tell you about another beautifully formed little company that’s forging ahead with a huge commitment to Fair Trade (though not officially registered with the Fairtrade Foundation).  Little Cherry goes out of their way to ethically source and supply all manner of party products that you could possibly need to throw a fantastic natural wedding feast.

Just imagine a laid back festival style or rustic backyard wedding right out of a fairtrade fairy tale.  The venue could be draped in stunning white cotton wedding bunting with biodegradable balloons floating below, the tables dotted with pretty, ethically sourced decorations and the wedding feast could be served on sophisticated eco-friendly tableware…

Their range of biodegradable tableware and cutlery will hold every delicious dish you can think of then, when the party's over you can just pop it all on your compost heap to help a new season of plants to grow next year! They've got straws, napkins, cups and bowls too.

In particular, their range of natural pressed Palm Leaf plates, bowls, dishes and platters are made in India from naturally fallen palm leaves which are collected, soaked in spring water, heat pressed into shape and naturally dried.  They have commissioned unique contemporary and sleek shapes that would look great on any self respecting wedding table.  The tableware is very sturdy, suitable for hot, wet and oily foods and, of course, completely natural, sustainable and compostable.

And not forgetting the decorations - their one stop shop has all manner of ideas - biodegradable balloons and ribbon, bunting and bamboo bowls, cards and gift wrap, candles and candle holders, party bags and toys, picnic boxes. The list is endless!

At GU HQ we love Little Cherry’s wonderful selection of ethically sourced, top quality party supplies and the fact that they are ever-conscious about, not only providing the best products to their customers, but also the best quality of life to its suppliers and staff.  We also love Little Cherry’s commitment to keeping production close to the source of the raw materials used in the making, as well as their commitment to the fact that manufacturing and transportation should be low in emissions and cost.

In short, Little Cherry is a little company making a big difference by showing the world that every party - even one as special as a wedding - can be a planet-friendly one!

Don’t forget to order your sample pack from their website and try before you buy! 

They're always on the end of the phone to help and advise you about what would work best for your style of event or for the type of food you’re serving so get in touch for a chat on 01784 470 570 or email

Published: 27-02-2015

Published By: Rosie Ames


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