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Fairtrade products for Fukushima tsunami victims

29 July 2011

“Adversity is the foundation of virtue” (Japanese proverb) The Japanese earthquake and tsunami may have faded from the front pages of newspapers and browsers, but for survivors and citizens in Japan, people like Saguru Matsuki...

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Textile Projects Look for Fairtrade Way Forward

25 July 2011

Update on the Fairtrade textiles project working to build better livelihoods for textile workers

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Cafédirect: A Fairtrade Pioneer

20 June 2011

The philosophy is simple: Buy direct from disadvantaged, yet highly skilled, smallholder coffee growers in developing countries to enable them to bring their quality products to UK consumers. Cafédirect is one of Fairtrade’s...

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Waking up to Fairtrade: World Fair Trade Day 2009

04 May 2009

Campaigners, businesses and promoters of Fairtrade certified products have special activities in store for World Fair Trade Day 2009, coming up this May 9th.  Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) and its...

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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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