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Fair Trade Noah's Ark from Lanka Kade

Supplier Spotlight – Lanka Kade

Fair Trade Noah's Ark from Lanka KadeLanka Kade makes wooden and brightly coloured, fair trade children’s toys and gifts. Their ranges have expanded over the years to include educational toys, play scenes, games, soft toys and bedroom decorations.

Here is a brief summary of the company and its ethos.  Towards the end of the article Diane from Lanka Kade has been kind enough to answer a few questions for us.

The Company

Established in 1994 by Diane and Upul Soysa, all of Lanka Kade’s products are made in Sri Lanka, hence the company name which translates as “Sri Lankan Shop”.

Lanka Kade initially provided an outlet for small businesses in Sri Lanka, but over time, and with the addition of their first employee, Anne, in 1997, Lanka Kade started to design and develop their own range of educational toys and gifts.

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Perfect day for a party…

With the royal wedding just around the corner we are all hoping the weather is beautiful for an extra special weekend.  Sunny garden parties are a great way meet up with friends and family and enjoy a few fair trade treats and it’s not just fantastic fair trade food that can help your party go […]

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Easter’s here.

It is almost Easter Sunday, one of the happiest days of the year!  After checking that the Easter bunny has visited and then running around like mad things hunting for goodies it is great to divide up the fair trade chocolate loot, relax back with a huge mug of fair trade coffee and decide where […]

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We’re now on Facebook

Hestian Fair Trade’s Facebook page is now up and running.  It will be a great way for everyone to share ideas, talk about what’s important to you and to let us know your ideas, as well as being an easy way for you to find out what is happening at Hestian.  We’ve even managed to […]

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