Pukka Planet

March 2016 edition

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As the first half of March is FairTrade Fortnight, this month's edition of our regular magazine is all about ethical trading. We also explore the wonders of adaptogen herbs and share some tips on how to relax.

Plants

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What are adaptogen herbs?

None of us are immune to the pressures of modern life, whether it be work deadlines, the daily commute or just simply never having enough hours in the day. Sebastian Pole considers a very special selection of plants that can literally help our bodies adapt to the daily challenges of life.

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Pukka

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Pukka tea, a fairer cup from around the world

Using certification like organic and Fairtrade means we can trace all of our herbs right back to the field they grew in. So as you sit down to enjoy your next delicious cup of Pukka tea, we invite you to ask yourself, where in the world is it from?

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Why is Fairtrade so important to Pukka

Fairtrade has a very special place in our hearts, and its principles have meant a lot to us ever since the first seeds of Pukka were sown. Today, 10 of our 37 teas have Fairtrade certification: we work with certified Fairtrade projects in India, China, Vietnam, South Africa, Uganda and Egypt. In 2014 we won Silver in the Fairtrade Business Awards. Our commitment to playing fair doesn’t stop with Fairtrade – from the snacks we eat at lunchtime to our office ethos and our FairWild harvesting, fair is what we’ll always believe in.

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Wellbeing

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Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra is a powerful relaxation meditation technique performed in the lying position. It is one of the most beloved of all the relaxation-meditation techniques in the world today.

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