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Climate resilience and regenerative Fairtrade farming in Palestine
January 29th, 2020 12:24 pm

For Fairtrade Fortnight 2020, we are delighted to host Mohammed Ruzzi of the Palestine Fair Trade Association. In his role as manager of the PFTA, he works closely with farmers in 51 cooperatives to ensure the future of regenerative farming in Palestine. Using both old and new techniques to enrich the soil, the farmers saw an increased yield during their last harvest, at a time when they are experiencing the impact of climate change. 

We caught up with Mohammed recently to ask him more about climate change, and the role of regenerative farming for farmers under occupation in Palestine. For a chance to hear Mohammed speak, check out our Fairtrade Fortnight events around the UK and in Dublin, via our Facebook events page and on this news page.
 
Have the farmers with whom you work noticed any climate change patterns?
Yes, for the last few years there has been less rain – not just in Palestine but over all of the Middle East. Because of that, the productivity of the trees has de...

Celebrating 15 years of Zaytoun!
November 11th, 2019 1:33 pm
This photo was taken 15 years ago! We've come so far since then, with your support and friendship, but there is still so much to do. So to celebrate this special anniversary, we are asking everyone to complete this customer survey below. We'll use the answers to make change and improvements, and you can also tell us what you like! 

Click here to complete the short survey: 
https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ZaytounAnniversary
We're hiring an intern!
September 16th, 2019 3:04 pm
We're recruiting an intern to join our busy team in our London office! Working with all members of our team, you'll be undertaking a wide variety of tasks in a dynamic, fun and friendly environment. Please read the full job description here and send your details to us by October 31st if you are interested in joining us! 
 
A green maftoul and herb salad for Organic September!
September 5th, 2019 11:50 am
It's Organic September and what better way to celebrate than with a delicious organic salad made with our Great Taste Award winning organic maftoul. 
Fresh herbs and maftoul salad for Organic September!

Makes 2 generous portions 
125g Zaytoun organic handrolled maftoul
15g parsley, finely chopped
15g basil. finely chopped
50g green pepper finely diced, seeds removed
75g courgette finely diced 
1 spring onion, finally chopped
1 garlic clove, finally chopped
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1tbs cider vinegar
2-3 tbs Zaytoun organic olive oil
100g halloumi cheese, grated
250ml vegetable stock

1. Rinse the maftoul in cold water, then add to the stock and bring to the boil. Simmer for 12-15 mins.
2. Remove from the heat and combine with the finally chopped onion, garlic, pepper, courgette and herbs.
3.  Whisk the oil, cider vinegar, salt, pepper and cumin together and drizzle over
4. Gently stir in the halloumi cheese, drizzle with a dash of olive oil and sprinkle wtih extra herbs.
5. Serve warm and enjoy!