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Happy Birthday Fairtrade International

25 April 2012

This week Fairtrade International is celebrating its 15th birthday! Some of our members (namely Fairtrade Germany, Max Havelaar Switzerland and Fairtrade Luxembourg) are even turning 20 this year – a great opportunity to...

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Important Steps for Fairtrade in the USA

16 March 2012

The Board of Fairtrade International took an important step this week by approving a strategy to launch operations in the USA market. The strategy is based on extensive consultation and input from USA stakeholders following the...

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Lebanon Joins Fairtrade in New Partnership

28 February 2012

We are proud to announce a new partnership with Fair Trade Lebanon, which will work towards advancing Lebanese farming communities and spreading Fairtrade to new consumers and producers. It makes Lebanon the 64th producer...

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Celebrating Cooperatives

02 February 2012

With the collapse of financial institutions and the uncertain economic climate, more and more people are looking for alternative ways of doing business. The cooperative model offers just that. What’s more, cooperatives are an...

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Monitoring Report Highlights Fairtrade Impact for Producers

22 December 2011

Combing through audit reports and pulling out the key data for over 1 million farmers and workers around the world is no easy task. After several months of diligent work, Fairtrade International’s Impact Assessment Manager Kate...

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Commitment to Sugar Sweetens Life for Farmers and Communities

05 December 2011

Azúcar, Zucker, sucre, sugar. Whichever way you say it, this tiny everyday ingredient plays a big role in many people’s lives, from the yo-yo dieting consumer right back to the sugar cane farmers and their families and it’s one...

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Fairtrade: Certified strong standards

02 December 2011

Fairtrade knows a thing or two about certification and strong standards. Around the world, the Fairtrade Standards are known for their rigorous nature and highly credible development process. These strong Standards translate to...

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