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More than 70,000 people from across the UK have joined the Fairtrade Foundation in calling on the UK Government to intervene in supermarket price wars which are trapping tens of thousands of banana farmers in an unrelenting cycle of poverty.
Cadbury and Fairtrade announce a new global partnership between Cocoa Life and Fairtrade to support the roll out of Cocoa Life to Cadbury brands, driving greater scale and impact for cocoa farmers and their communities
Fairtrade International is delighted to announce the publication of its new Standards and Premiums for gold, silver and precious metals to help grow the market for small-scale miners around the world and deliver an ethical and responsible source of gold for the jewellery trade.
Fairtrade India has officially launched in Bangalore this week, with an aim to encourage the sale of Fairtrade products on the Indian market.
-Fairtrade India will focus on selling Indian-produced Fairtrade products to the Indian market
-Initial Fairtrade products available to buy in India will include tea, spices, coffee, cotton and nuts
-Moving beyond south-north trade model, India follows Brazil, South Africa and Kenya into the market
Fairtrade International releases 2012-13 annual report on “Unlocking the Power”
Fairtrade International’s 2012-13 annual report, released today, shows strong sales and continued consumer trust, making Fairtrade the label of choice for shoppers around the world. The report is based on the organization’s work in the past year on “Unlocking the Power” of producers and is highlighted by 16 percent growth in the total number of producer organizations compared to 2011.
Fairtrade fanatic and award-winning stand up comedian Tony Law will front a two-week coffee campaign and mini-series, Finding Hannah, taking a hilariously funny look at how we all have the power to change the world through buying Fairtrade coffee.
Ahead of the Commonwealth Summit meeting and at the start of Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 the Fairtrade Foundation is calling on Commonwealth Heads of Government to put fairness at the heart of their trade plans by committing to ending poverty wages, support more women into positions of economic strength and leadership and sign up to end the scourge of modern slavery.
UK shoppers continue to show their support for Fairtrade, with new independent sales figures revealing that retail sales for Fairtrade grew by 7% in 2017, alongside increased business engagement.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 will challenge the British public to open their doors to Fairtrade and help close the door on the exploitation facing the people who produce the things we love to eat, drink, and wear.
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.