Liberation is the UK’s only farmer-owned, Fairtrade nut company. We buy our nuts from co-operatives of small scale farmers in Africa, Asia and South America. They own a big share of Liberation Foods and focus on growing the tastiest nuts for their own company.

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Liberation Foods CIC is an extraordinary company which, since 2007, has pioneered the UK market for Fairtrade nuts. Liberation’s mission is to empower and strengthen smallholder nut farmer organizations across Africa, Latin America and India by building an innovative, sustainable, producer-owned business in the UK.

Liberation Foods has established a profitable, stable business which delivers a quality product range, a trusted supply chain and an innovative ownership structure and brand message in a highly competitive market. The next stage of Liberation’s evolution is significantly to grow sales and profits and thereby deliver lasting benefits to our producer shareholders. We need a Chair with strong commercial acumen, ambition, dynamism and a flair for representing the company in the public arena. He or she will have the opportunity to shape and lead this next crucial stage in Liberation’s business growth.

The position becomes vacant in January 2015; it involves a minimum of monthly meetings with the MD, 4 Board meetings a year and representing Liberation at external events six or more times a year. Some remuneration is available for the right person. To be negotiated dependent on qualifications and experience

See Terms of Reference, further information available on request.

Please send written expressions of interest, accompanied by a CV to Kate Gaskell, Managing Director, Liberation Foods,

we have an opening for a new chairperson