Ammanford Fairtrade Banana split celebration.
MORE than 200 people filled Ammanford's College Street arcade on Friday for the town's fifth annual Fairtrade banana split.
The 30-metre feast was built, eaten and cleared away in an hour of Fairtrade fun, attended by Fairtrade banana farmer Sandra Joseph from St Lucia in the Caribbean.
Speaking about the event, she said: "I had heard about this massive Fairtrade banana split and I wanted to come to Ammanford to see it for myself. It was amazing.''
After the Split, Sandra went to i-smooth community cafe to deliver a talk about how the Fairtrade trading system has helped her and other small scale banana farmers in St Lucia by guaranteeing them a fair price for their bananas. She also talked about the help the farmers received from the Fairtrade social premium fund to help rebuild their farms after they were wiped out by a recent hurricane.
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Ammanford Fairtrade Campaigner Phil Broadhurst said: "We took her to see banana trees at The National Botanic Garden, and even in the glasshouse there it was a lot colder than St Lucia."