FOI Request - Fair Trade Purchasing

Request 101003398248

1.  Can you kindly provide data on Moray Council’s total annual spend on fair trade goods across the April 2022 – March 2023 financial year? See example response format attached below.

Please include a breakdown of:

•  Vendor name
•  Whether they were contracted/non-contracted
•  A description of item(s) purchased
•  The total value per order
•  Items purchased for resale (if applicable)

2.  Please also provide your general policy on the procurement of fairly and ethically traded goods and services, in line with section 15(5)(b)(v) of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014.

Response 06-10-2023


•  Vendor name- Brake Brothers
•  Whether they were contracted/non-contracted – Non- contracted  
•  A description of item(s) purchased •  The total value per order
Product                                  Amount Order                  Total Price
Brakes Fairtrade Tea Bags            1x1100 1                       £17.05
T&L Fairtrade Gingerbread syrup 1x750ml 1                      £4.42
T&L Fairtrade Pumpkin Syrup      1x750ml 1                      £4.42

•  Items purchased for resale (if applicable) n/a

2. Please refer to the Moray Council Procurement strategy which can be found on the Moray Council website. This information is therefore exempt under section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, information otherwise accessible. For ease of reference please find a link to the web page here:

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