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Boost for Fairtrade in Brazil

13 April 2011

A new agreement between Fairtrade International and a fair trade organization in Brazil promises to bring Fairtrade certified products to Brazilian store shelves and boost farmers’ Fairtrade sales.  The concept of fair trade...

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Banana Activists Speak Out

31 March 2011

Interviews from EUROBAN

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Fruitful meeting for Fair Trade banana activists

29 March 2011

It’s not every day that you can sit at a table with a Honduran banana plantation worker, a British trade unionist and a Czech fair trade activist. For the EUROBAN network*however, this is a regular occurrence. In fact, it’s...

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Welcome Korea to the Fairtrade family

23 March 2011

In 2010, consumers in Korea spent nearly 2 million Euros on Fairtrade certified products. A new agreement between the Europe-Korea Foundation (EKF) and Fairtrade International (FLO) will expand the opportunities for consumers,...

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Big step toward fair textiles

21 March 2011

FLO embarks on major study to improve livelihoods for textile workers

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New Premium, Minimum Price and Trade Standards in Coffee

15 March 2011

Download the entire Fairtrade Standard for Coffee for Small Producer Organizations in English or Spanish (PDF). In the past year international prices for coffee have hit a 14-year high, sending waves throughout the coffee world...

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COO named among Top 100 Women

08 March 2011

FLO Chief Operating Officer Tuulia Syvaenen has been recognized as one of Finland’s Top 100 Women. Helsingin Sanomat, the Nordic region’s largest newspaper, conducted the poll in honour of International Women’s Day. Readers sent...

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