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Fairtrade Certified coffee market set to increase by 18% in the UK & Ireland. Tens of thousands of coffee farmers to benefit.
The Fairtrade Foundation is honoured to announce today, on Her Majesty’s 90th birthday, that it is the recipient of one of the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development 2016.
Today, The Fairtrade Foundation is launching a range of new marketing materials at London Coffee Festival (7-10 April).
From today 1 April 2016, legislation introduced last year will now require larger companies to report on policies and actions to eradicate Modern Slavery within their businesses and supply chains.
The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes Oxfam's new report stating the ‘Big 10’ food companies have all shown greater commitments in improving conditions for some of the farmers and workers who grow some of the staple ingredients behind some of our favourite products, but as the report suggests it is now time to test whether those business commitments are translating into real change for the farmers, workers and communities on the ground.
Fairtrade International is pleased to welcome Marina Vanin, who takes up the new role of Global Cocoa Category Director this week.
Farmer organizations will be guaranteed a higher price for cocoa sales on Fairtrade terms, as part of Fairtrade’s strategy towards enabling living incomes.
The Fairtrade Premium is paid directly to producer groups and can be invested as the producer group chooses.
Find answers to some of the questions that are frequently asked about Fairtrade.
Ever wondered how many farmers and workers are involved with Fairtrade? Or how the Fairtrade Premium is used? Here's a snapshot from our latest data.
Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world. By requiring companies to pay sustainable prices (which must never fall lower than the market price), Fairtrade addresses the injustices of conventional trade, which traditionally discriminates against the poorest, weakest producers. It enables them to improve their position and have more control over their lives.
With Fairtrade you have the power to change the world every day. With simple shopping choices you can get farmers a better deal. And that means they can make their own decisions, control their future and lead the dignified life everyone deserves.