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Fairtrade is Most Widely Recognized Ethical Label Globally

11 October 2011

Fairtrade is the most widely recognized ethical label globally, according to a comprehensive global study of 17,000 consumers in 24 countries carried out for Fairtrade International by international opinion research consultancy...

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Fairtrade cocoa pods

Mars and Fairtrade International Announce Collaboration

27 September 2011

Maltesers® to carry the FAIRTRADE Mark in UK/Ireland in 2012, Mars to provide more than $1 million annually in Fairtrade Premiums to farmers’ co-operatives in West Africa

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Harkin-Engel Cocoa Protocol – 10th Anniversary

26 September 2011

Monday, 19 September 2011 marked the ten-year anniversary of the signing of the Harkin-Engel Protocol, an agreement by the largest chocolate companies to eliminate unacceptable child labour practices in the growing and...

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Rob Cameron CEO Fairtrade International

An Open Letter from CEO on Changes to the Fairtrade System

16 September 2011

You may have seen the joint statement on our website that Fair Trade USA (FTUSA) has decided to leave the global Fairtrade system and end its membership with Fairtrade International (FLO) as of 31 December 2011. (Read the...

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Joint Announcement from Fairtrade International and Fair Trade USA

15 September 2011

Fairtrade International (FLO) and Fair Trade USA (FTUSA) share a belief in the importance of empowering producers and workers around the world to improve their lives through better terms of trade. However, as we look to the...

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Fairtrade Responds to Announcement by Fair Trade USA

10 September 2011

Fair Trade USA has announced a new initiative under the banner ‘Fair Trade For All.' We wish to clarify that the proposals it contains regarding major changes on coffee certification are the views of Fair Trade USA alone, and...

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Fairtrade International Responde al Anuncio Hecho por Fair Trade USA

10 September 2011

La organización estadounidense de comercio justo Fair Trade USA anunció una nueva iniciativa bajo el lema de “Comercio justo para todos." Queremos aclarar que las propuestas que contiene en relación con cambios...

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