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International Day of Co-operatives
July 2nd, 2016 9:31 am
Zaytoun is proud to be a member of the UK co-operative family, alongside many of our wholesale & retail customers. We are also delighted to be named as one of Ethical Consumer's Best Buy Co-operatives, marking International Day of Co-operatives

This year the theme of the day is ‘Co-operatives: The power to act for a sustainable future’. Organisers of the day, the International Co-operatives Alliance, say this theme is a nod of support to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.  The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were established in 2015 to achieve 3 main things: end extreme poverty, fight inequality and fix climate change over a period of 15 years.
Through developing fairtrade markets we support the role of Palestinian farmer co-ops towards ending hunger, ensuring food security and promoting sustainable agriculture.

We share and highlight the struggle of Palestinian farming communities to secure rights to adequate water.

We support Palestinian communities right to de...
Made in Palestine
July 1st, 2016 3:46 pm

"We are proud to put 'MADE IN PALESTINE' on our cartons" Farmer Mamoun Durra speaking at the June 2016 UNISON conference about why trade rather than aid helps him and others stay on their land in the face of growing land grabs and water thefts. 
Mamoun Derra, date farmer, in London with Zaytoun
June 24th, 2016 5:12 pm
Mamoun Derra, date farmer speaking in LondonDate farmer Mamoun Derra visited the UK this week, taking part in the UNISON conference and a briefing at the Arab-British Centre. He told us

"It's vital the UK public buy our products to help us continue to plant, farm, stay strong and face the occupation"

Premcrest are offering 20% off our 1kg and 5kg Medjoul dates, sourced from Mamoun's cooperative and others in the Jordan Valley. Perfect for #Ramadan iftar celebrations with friends and family!
Settlements and the Palestinian economy
June 20th, 2016 11:25 am
This video from Human Rights Watch clearly sets out the damage done to the Palestinian economy by businesses operating in, financing, servicing, or trading with Israeli settlements. As Palestinian farmers look across a barbed wire barrier to fertile lands they once farmed, and a Palestinian quarry owner tells us that his equipment was confiscated 3 times, Israeli settlers and their businesses benefit from tax breaks.