Fairtrade launches a global campaign to make farmers’ voices heard

Without fair pay and a proper say in changes that affect them producers will still be left behind.

4 min read | May 10, 2024

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Fairtrade on soaring coffee prices

While higher coffee prices may seem beneficial for coffee farmers, the reality is often very different.

2 min read | April 25, 2024

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Fairtrade supports partners with due diligence criteria

HREDD Criteria added to Fairtrade Hired Labour and Trader Standards.

2 min read | April 18, 2024

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One Easter Egg at a time: A fair deal for those who grow our chocolate

94% buy Easter eggs, yet 31% would avoid an ethical brand because of mistaken cost assumption.

4 min read | March 27, 2024

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Fairtrade launches petition to protect forests and farmers

The Fairtrade Foundation is launching a petition calling on the UK Government to ensure that incoming deforestation legislation does not push extra costs on farmers.

2 min read | March 25, 2024

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30 years of Fairtrade making its mark: Together we can build a better future

2024 is the 30th anniversary of the FAIRTRADE Mark in the UK, and the Fairtrade Foundation will be celebrating the achievements of the movement with innovative events and campaigns throughout the year.

4 min read | March 21, 2024

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Fairtrade comment on high cocoa prices

Fairtrade has long maintained that the cycle of boom and bust pricing is unsustainable for smallholder farmers, who need more stability in their livelihoods in order to invest in their farms and adapt to climate change.

1 min read | March 21, 2024

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Banana producers need more support

Banana producers need more support, says Fairtrade Foundation, as adverse weather and soaring costs push up banana prices.

2 min read | March 12, 2024

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Fairtrade statement on the passing of Frans “Francisco” Van der Hoff

Fairtrade mourns the loss of beloved Fairtrade co-founder Frans “Francisco” Van der Hoff, the visionary behind the very first Fairtrade certification initiative. He was 84-years-old.

1 min read | February 16, 2024

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Sainsbury’s invests in living wages for banana workers three years ahead of industry commitment

From today every single banana bought at Sainsbury’s will contribute towards paying thousands of workers a fairer wage and support…

4 min read | February 8, 2024

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