The latest press releases and statements from the Fairtrade Foundation.
Fairtrade welcomes Mars’ ambition to increase their efforts in tackling the issues endemic in global cocoa production by placing the farmer at the heart of their new $1bn “Cocoa for Generations” plan.
As discussions continue in Brussels over the UK leaving the European Union the Fairtrade Foundation has warned of the impact of a ‘no-deal’ scenario on producers in developing nations.
Clipper Teas, the natural and ethical brand owned by Wessanen UK, has taken its tea to new heights after securing a three-year agreement with easyJet through leading airline caterers, Gate Group.
Better collaboration needed to promote responsible sourcing of textiles.
Fairtrade partners with innovative new multi-stakeholder initiative to provide market access for tens of thousands of West African small-scale Fairtrade organic farming families.
In response to Theresa May’s speech in Cape Town Tim Aldred, head of policy and research at the Fairtrade Foundation said:
The former Chair of Fairtrade International, Marike de Peña, has been confirmed as a member of the Fairtrade Foundation Board of Trustees.
The Fairtrade Foundation is pleased to see greater detail and progress in Sainsbury’s Fairly Traded pilot, demonstrating the retailer has listened to concerns raised by the Fairtrade movement.