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Climate Leadership Now

06 December 2011

Fairtrade Joint Press Conference with KPMG

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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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Asia Pacific Coffee Forum: Continuing the Work in Coffee

05 December 2011

Caramel, chocolate, spicy, nutty, winey, earthy and floral. Can you distinguish among the many flavour notes and aroma’s typical of different coffees from around the world? Knowing coffee isn’t only for the connoisseur, but...

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Farmers, Fairtrade and NGO unite to bring attention to small producers at COP17

02 December 2011

Fairtrade International and Fairtrade farmers joined forces with ICCO, the Dutch Inter Church Development Organisation, to host a side event on day twoof the COP17 climate talks in Durban to examine how climate finance could and...

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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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COP 17: Adaptation Mechanisms Must Work for Farmers

17 November 2011

Climate change has wiped out nearly half of the 10 million coffee trees that Mzuzu Coffee Planters Cooperative Union has planted since 2003, according to the union’s operations director Bernard Kaunda. Mzuzu Coffee is a Fairtrade...

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