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New Fairtrade Chief Executive Announced

04 July 2012

Fairtrade International is proud to announce the appointment of Harriet Lamb as the new Chief Executive of Fairtrade International. Harriet brings an unrivalled track record in driving Fairtrade success after more than 10 years...

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Fairtrade Certified Maltesers in Ireland & UK

22 June 2012

The first packs of Fairtrade certified MALTESERS® are now available in the UK and Ireland, following the Mars–Fairtrade agreement announced last September.The cocoa will come from cooperatives in West Africa, and this move will...

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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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A world first: Furniture Made from FSC and Fairtrade Timber

18 January 2012

New opportunities for small-scale and community producers

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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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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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Fairtrade releases financial and sales figures

24 November 2011

Sales of Fairtrade products grew strongly in 2010 and wine sales almost tripled. Overall, it was a year of impressive growth for Fairtrade. Shoppers spent more than 4.36 billion Euros on Fairtrade products, up by 27 percent over...

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