Drinks supplier Matthew Clark has introduced two new Fairtrade wine ranges to its list, as demand for more ethically sourced products grow.
Unsung Hero, a new premium range from South Africa has been introduced, including a chenin blanc and shiraz.
A reduced alcohol range called Fair & Light, which features a red, white and rosé wine-based drink of just 5.5% ABV, has also been added to the list.
It already lists mid-point Fairtrade wine brand Fair Horizons, available as a sauvignon blanc, pinotage rosé and cabernet-petit verdot.
Jonathan Woodriffe, of wine producer Origin Wine, which supplies Matthew Clark, told Caterer and Hotelkeeper that while the call for Fairtrade products continues to grow in the off-trade, the on-trade has yet to see demand spike.
The Fairtrade Fortnight campaign kicked off yesterday.
By Janie Manzoori-Stamford
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