Department for International Development: Chocolate

Department for International Development written question – answered on 13th February 2019.

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Photo of Stephen Morgan Stephen Morgan Labour, Portsmouth South

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what proportion of chocolate products sold in (a) shops, (b) vending machines, and (c) kiosks located within her Department are certified as Fairtrade.

Photo of Harriett Baldwin Harriett Baldwin Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Joint with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

Across both DFID headquarters in Abercrombie House and Whitehall, fair trade sales accounts for approximately 60% of all chocolate sold across their restaurants, coffee shop and vending machines.

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