What is Fairtrade?

Find out about the Fairtrade Foundation and  Fairtrade certification.


Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.

Our vision is of a world in which justice and sustainable development are at the heart of trade structures and practices so that everyone, through their work, can maintain a decent and dignified livelihood and develop their full potential.

Fairtrade certification and the FAIRTRADE Mark

What does the Mark mean when you see it on a product?
Who we are and what we do

Fairtrade Foundation

Who we are and what we do.

Trade Justice


Frequently asked questions about Fairtrade certification and our work.

Facts and figures

Useful facts and figures about Fairtrade.


Why is Fairtrade unique?

There are lots of ethical labels out there. Here's why you should choose Fairtrade.

My Fairtrade

Jobs and volunteering

Latest vacancies at the Fairtrade Foundation.

Contact us

Contacts at the Fairtrade Foundation and directions to our offices.

Annual reports

Find out how we've been doing.