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Retailers and brands sign up for the Great British Fairness Debate campaign
Fairtrade responds to inaccurate claims in Money Market magazine about Fairtrade coffee
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 have applied to be registered Fairtrade
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.
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.
As a new initiative aimed at empowering women flower farm workers launches in Ethiopia, The Fairtrade Foundation today (20 March 2019) welcomed the support of the project’s UK funder, the retailer Aldi.
The Fairtrade Foundation has responded to the publication of tariffs that would apply in the event of a no-deal Brexit, by asking for more information on how these changes might impact developing country producers.
Marking the launch of an innovative new category for Fairtrade, Fairtrade plants will be available in the UK for the first time, ahead of Christmas with Interflora’s exclusive Fairtrade Poinsettias launched as 1 December marks the beginning of Advent.
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.