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Latest figures show shoppers back Fairtrade during challenging market and care more than ever about helping farmers and workers combat low prices in trade.
We’ve all been there – it’s Friday, we’ve been at work all week, we deserve a treat. But a treat for us shouldn’t be at the expense of others. We don’t want exploitation and poverty to be the cost of our chocolate bar.
After a decade of sourcing cocoa and sugar for KitKat in the UK and Ireland, Nestlé have informed Fairtrade they no longer plan to buy Fairtrade cocoa and sugar from some of the world’s most vulnerable small scale farmers.
Higher education institutions in England and Scotland were notified this week that they have achieved Fairtrade University status.
Bask in the sun with these fantastic Fairtrade goodies.
Flower workers are particularly vulnerable to acute food insecurity as earnings are low; without wages and no savings, the largely migrant workforce have no way of paying for food.
Learn about how relevant Fairtrade is to the Sustainable Development Goals.
This report highlights the findings from the first phase of a long-term study to understand the difference that Fairtrade’s work makes to farmers and workers in the tea, sugar and groundnuts sectors in Malawi.
A study of industry attitudes towards multi-stakeholder collaboration in the UK grocery sector.
Briefing on GlobeScan research into consumer support for fairer trading practices.
We are a nation of chocolate lovers – we each eat 8.4kg of chocolate on average every year. That’s more than the Swiss, Belgians, or any other European country, and demand is growing. But how many of us really know much about where the cocoa in our chocolate comes from? And what life is like…
A report focussing on Fairtrade and gender, examining how can the barriers to women’s participation in smallholder agriculture can be removed.
The Fairtrade Foundation and Fairtrade International firmly welcome the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, which addresses “‘slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour’ and ‘human trafficking’” in supply chains.
RESPONSE TO AN EVALUATION OF FAIRTRADE IMPACT ON SMALLHOLDERS AND WORKERS IN THE BANANA SECTOR IN NORTHERN COLOMBIA
Summary and Response from the Commissioning Agency Max Havelaar Foundation (the Netherlands) to an Independent Evaluation of Fairtrade Impacts in Certified Banana Cooperatives and Plantations