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Is the Coffee Industry Guilty of Exploitation?

The price for Arabica coffee beans has plummeted in recent weeks to below production costs, jeopardising the livelihoods of 25 million coffee farming families worldwide. Peter d'Angremond of Max Havelaar Foundation discusses the impact of the price crash and what we must do now to protect coffee farmers. 

What if commonwealth leaders and businesses got behind Fairtrade

The Commonwealth has largely dropped out of our collective consciousness as a body of influence and prestige, with many regarding it as historically compromised or associated with a contested vision of post-Brexit ‘Global Britain’.

Six ways Fairtrade is empowering women

At Fairtrade, we continue to promote gender equality in sectors that have long been male dominated. In celebration of International Women’s Day, here are six ways Fairtrade is pressing for progress and empowering women:

Meet Fairtrade flower farmer Rosemary Achieng

Rosemary Achieng a Fairtrade flower farmer from Kenya talks about how the Gender Committee has changed her life.

8 Fairtrade Easter Eggs to Bring Hope to Many

Easter means different things to different people – new life, hope, love and family – but one thing’s certain, by choosing Fairtrade chocolate this Easter you know you can help support farmers and workers around the world by sharing that hope and love a little bit further.

Is the future of chocolate at risk?

What would we do without our favourite sweet treat, a cup of cocoa at bedtime, or a chocolate egg at Easter? Many of us cannot imagine a world without chocolate but it is a very real possibility. 

Amazing Fairtrade Fortnight Events Up and Down the UK

Over the past few weeks, campaigner groups up and down the country have been donning banana suits, whipping up cake sales and getting creative for Fairtrade Fortnight.

Fairtrade Farmers visit the UK for 'Fairtrade Fortnight'

Each year the Fairtrade Foundation (and other organisations) invite Fairtrade farmers and workers to visit UK schools, businesses and supporters as part of the Fairtrade Fortnight campaign. Adam Gardner shares his reflections after saying goodbye to this year’s visitors.

Did you know you can buy Fairtrade herbs and spices in the UK?

Here are 9 great spicy Fairtrade products that pack a punch in more ways than one. Not just full of flavour and natural goodness, they are also good for the people who grow the ingredients in some of the poorest countries in the world. Eat good. Do good…