The new list sees the arrival of The Sand Bothy, a new ethical social enterprise to welcome visitors to Balmedie Beach and Country Park.
Relatively new to the area is the king of coffee shops, The Coffee Apothecary, which has ethical and sourced coffee and uses as much Fairtrade goods as possible.
Huge mention must be made of the Formartine united football club, contribution towards Fairtrade. Their tea and coffee is fair trade during home games at North Lodge, Pitmedden where you can also get Divine chocolate.
The Mid Formartine Fairtrade Group are updating their lists in preparation for their Fairtrade zone status renewal.