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FLO celebrates UK government’s £12 million commitment to Fairtrade as major step toward achieving World Food Day goal of eradicating hunger

15 October 2009

“The root cause of hunger is poverty, and poverty is often the result of bad trade conditions,” says Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) CEO Rob Cameron on the eve of the United Nation’s World Food Day on...

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Scale up with Integrity to Fight Effects of Global Recession

14 September 2009

Fairtrade to Provide more Income and Stability to Farmers and Workers in Africa and Beyond

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100% of Starbucks Espresso in Europe to be Starbucks™ Shared Planet™ and Fairtrade Certified

10 September 2009

Starbucks and Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) Announce Next Step in Commitment to Small-Scale Farmers Berlin: Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) and the Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) today...

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Fairtrade Cadbury Dairy Milk goes global as Canada, Australia and New Zealand take Fairtrade further into mainstream

25 August 2009

Canada, Australia and New Zealand commit to certifying Cadbury Dairy Milk as Fairtrade by early 2010Combined with Britain and Ireland, the five markets will quadruple Fairtrade benefits for cocoa farmers under Fairtrade...

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New Fairtrade Herbs-and-Spices Standards Opens Door to Thousands of Struggling Farmers

23 July 2009

Bonn, 23 July 2009: As the economic crisis pushes more farmers in the developing world to the brink, a new standard issued this week by the international Fairtrade umbrella organization offers thousands of herb and spice farmers...

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UK overseas aid budget to boost Fairtrade

07 July 2009

Fairtrade Foundation welcomes DFID White Paper: Eliminating World Poverty The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes the significant investment in fair and ethical trade announced in a White Paper unveiled by Secretary of State Douglas...

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Over 440 European Parliament candidates pledge to support Fair Trade

05 June 2009

Brussels – Over 440 candidates running for the European Parliament elections have made a pledge to support Fair Trade and to ensure that the needs of marginalised producers and workers in the South are reflected across all...

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