Bet Shalom is committed to fair trade and Catalan local consumption.
10 REASONS TO BUY FAIR TRADE:
- Because workers get a dignified salary.
- Because there is no salary difference between male and female employees/personnel.
- Because there is no working exploitation of children.
- Because it is environmentally friendly.
- Because of the long-term commercial relationship.
- Because of the funding in advance of a part of the production.
- Because the organizations work democratically.
- Because it respects the cultural identity.
- Because a part of the benefits are destined to development projects that affects all the community.
- Because of the high quality of its products.
Bet Shalom is committed to local consumption.
Local consumption alludes to the distance between the product’s origin and the product’s consumption. It is also connected to seasonal variation and quality, to the opportunity to eat fresh, seasonal products, with its optimal nutritious and sensory values. Local also means accessibility to the product information, its origin, the way it has been manufactured, the distribution channels, etc., as well as the creation of synergies between producer and consumer.
Choosing local consumption means buying products and services generated in our territorial environment nearby. In this way we help to strengthen local economy and to reduce energy consumption resulting from transportation between continents.
For more information: Social Responsibility in Catalonia