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FLO Announces joint commitment with the Ethical Tea Partnership

01 March 2010

The Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) and the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) are announcing a joint commitment to work together to improve the lives of tea workers and promote sustainability in the tea...

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Ben & Jerry's goes 100% Fairtrade

24 February 2010

FLO congratulates Ben & Jerry’s on their commitment to go fully Fairtrade across Europe by the end of 2011 and then globally by the end of 2013. This decision by Ben & Jerry’s means that every ingredient that can be sourced...

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Committee of the Regions speaks out for Fair Trade

13 February 2010

11 February 2010 (Brussels) – The Fair Trade movement applauds the EuropeanUnion’s Committee of the Regions (CoR) in its unanimous adopting yesterdayevening of an opinion1 in support of Fair Trade and calling for the need to...

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FLO Embarks on First-Ever Revamp of Fairtrade Standards

04 February 2010

The Standards Unit kicks off its year-long project to make Fairtrade standards more efficient and effective for producers

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Dominican Republic Fairtrade producers rally to support their Haitian neighbours

28 January 2010

Click here to read an update on the relief effort from FLO's Liaison Officer in Haiti. Although more and more aid is finding its way through, conditions in Haiti are still incredibly difficult. However, even in this time...

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FLO applauds Green & Black's 100% conversion to Fairtrade

28 January 2010

FLO congratulates Green & Black’s on today’s announcement that the company’s entire range of chocolate bars and beverages across 30 countries will be converted to 100% Fairtrade by the end of 2011. The move will open up many new...

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