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Fairtrade flows against economic tide

17 April 2009

A global survey released today demonstrates that support for Fairtrade is on the rise. Ahead of World Fair Trade Day on 9 May, this first ever global consumer survey on Fairtrade shows that shoppers increasingly expect companies...

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Making the Difference

03 April 2009

The New Global Strategy for Fairtrade

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Cadbury Dairy Milk commits to Fairtrade

04 March 2009

Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) is delighted to congratulate Cadbury and Fairtrade Foundation UK on their announcement made today that Cadbury Dairy Milk bar will carry the Fairtrade Certification Mark in...

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Consumers continue to reach for Fairtrade

18 February 2009

Evidence suggests consumers remain committed to Fairtrade. Fairtrade labelling initiatives around the world are reporting continued growth in the last quarter of 2008. Surveys suggest that Fairtrade is one of the last things that...

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New Fairtrade Trade Standards: Clearer and more transparency

16 February 2009

From 16 February 2009, the new Generic Fairtrade Trade Standards come into force. Generic trade standards have previously been included in the specific product standard documents. Now this generic standard provides a common and...

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Fairtrade coffee farmers hit by Costa Rican earthquake

05 February 2009

Members of the COOCAFE cooperative were among the hundreds of people devastated by the powerful earthquake which hit Costa Rica on January 8th.  The earthquake, which registered 6.2 magnitude on the Richter scale, affected...

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We are in a momentous time… a dialogue with Rob Cameron

02 February 2009

We are in a momentous time; a period of great change. I believe that, on behalf of all our stakeholders, Fairtrade has to engage in the conversation about change and what that change will look like. This is personal perspective...

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