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FUTURE SWEETER FOR MAURITIAN FARMERS AS WAITROSE SWITCHES SPECIALITY SUGARS TO FAIRTRADE

Waitrose has announced that its entire range of own-label speciality baking sugars has been switched to Fairtrade, with small-scale farmers in Mauritius set to benefit from every bag that is sold.

Ripe for Change - A Fairtrade Perspective

The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes Oxfam’s report Ripe for Change which highlights the cruel paradox that people producing our food are at risk of going hungry themselves, and calls for a fundamental shift in the way that UK supermarkets do business, to one that is built on greater respect for human and labour rights.

Response to Mail on Sunday Article on Low Pay on Kenyan Flower Farms

The article in the Mail on Sunday (UNfairtrade! Farmers picking ‘ethically produced’ roses sold in Sainsbury’s paid just 48p per hour which is less than the ‘living wage’ set by Fairtrade charity) rightly notes that despite earning above the minimum wage the workers are not yet at the level of a living wage, which remains Fairtrade’s ultimate goal.

Businesses back Fairtrade's autumn campaign

Retailers and brands sign up for the Great British Fairness Debate campaign

Fairtrade coffee a direct link to producers and investment in quality

Fairtrade responds to inaccurate claims in Money Market magazine about Fairtrade coffee

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Fairtrade International has been in touch with Fair Trade organisations in Palestine to express concern at the distressing situation in Gaza which has left over a thousand dead and many thousands injured.

100 goldsmiths

100 goldsmiths have applied to be registered Fairtrade 

Fairtrade Jewellery Design category in Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council Awards

Submissions are now open for the Fairtrade Jewellery Design category of the Goldsmiths Craft & Design Council Awards 2018, sponsored by Ingle & Rhode.

Greater opportunity to source Fairtrade across new commodities

Expanding the ways in which farmers can get better access to world markets on Fairtrade terms is vital to give them a better deal and help tackle challenges such as commodity price fluctuations.