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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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Update on Fairtrade producers in Haiti

20 January 2010

FLO would like to extend its sympathy to Haiti and the countless number of people who have been impacted by this appalling natural disaster. The earthquake measured 7.0 on the Richter scale and is the worst earthquake to hit the...

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FLO congratulates Fairtrade Foundation and Nestle UK on Kit Kat announcement

07 December 2009

FLO congratulates Fairtrade Foundation and Nestle UK for this week’s announcement that Kit Kat will be Fairtrade certified in the UK and Ireland.  The first Fairtrade Kit Kat bars will appear on shelves in mid-January...

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The Czech Fair Trade Association joins the Fairtrade family

19 November 2009

The Czech Fair Trade Association (Asociace Pro Fair Trade) is now the first national Fairtrade organization based in Eastern Europe.  The agreement signed between FLO and The Czech Fair Trade Association today in Bonn...

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