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Ginerosity Ethical Cocktail Night, a supermarket deal, and more gin for #feelgoodfriday

We’re feeling good this Friday, and not just because it’s the weekend and the glorious sun is shining! (That would be enough, though!) Our weekly #feelgoodfriday post is meant to be about other great social enterprises, but this week it’s all about Ginerosity. First is the great news that we’re about to take part in Lidl’s inaugural Scottish Gin Festival, with lovely gins from Makar, Strathearn, Shetland Reel, Hazell and Hazell, and Kirkjuvagr Orkney gin also included in the supermarket’s festival. And it was super to see the story in papers such as The National, Daily Record Insider and The Scotsman. The gin festival kicks off first week in May. Deals like this are a brilliant boost to our social cause, enabling us...

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Unwind Social serves up range of ethical drinks including Ginerosity

We love the collaborative ethos that underpins the social enterprise sector, a way of working that brings good people together through good business. So for this week’s #feelgoodfriday we want to raise a Ginerosity and tonic to the team at Unwind Social. Unwind Social runs pop-up bar events in the city of Hertford, just north of London, with a share of the profits going to Mudlarks Community Garden, a charity that supports people with learning difficulties and mental health issues. Next weekend they’re running another pop-up bar, with Ginerosity one of the drinks on offer. Our ethical gin will be pouring alongside Brewgooder, Toast Ale, Heroes Vodka and One Gin, ensuring that a range of good causes, from clean water projects to...

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Ethical chocolate that taste Divine? What's not to love?

Being Good Friday this week’s #feelgoodfriday is all about chocolate! Divine Chocolate are true pioneers of the fair trade and ethical business movement, being one of the first companies to offer Fair Trade chocolate on the high street when they launched LAST CENTURY in 1998! Divine works with and is co-owned by 85,000 farmer members of Kuapa Kokoo, a co-operative in Ghana that supplies the cocoa for each bar of their Divine chocolate, which is ethical, palm free and sustainably sourced. Divine’s chocolate ranges from glorious 12-piece chocolate tasting sets, to ethical Easter eggs and a long list of bars including flavours such as raspberry, mint, almond, dark, light, milk salted caramel and so on. Its business model means its...

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