Half of the world’s hungry are smallholder farmers who are unable to earn a living from the crops that they grow.
Smallholder tea growers often receive less than 3 per cent of the retail value of tea, and sometimes less than 1 per cent.
UK supermarkets sell bananas more cheaply than anywhere else in the developed world, even though the cost of growing bananas has shot up for the producers.
Each year consumers in rich countries waste as much food as is produced every year in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Make Food Fair campaign will build a powerful movement of people demanding an end to the unfairness in our food system. It will challenge decision-makers to go further to support smallholder farmers in crisis, and it will take the call for trade justice to business leaders.