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Barry Callebaut extends its commitment to Fairtrade

10 November 2010

FLO congratulates chocolate company, Barry Callebaut, on the launch of a new range of Fairtrade chocolate products under the Callebaut Gourmet brand. As of January 2011, four Callebaut chocolate recipes will be available as...

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Fairtrade Responds to the Institute of Economic Affairs Report

09 November 2010

A recent report titled, “Fairtrade Without the Froth,” was released by the Institute of Economic Affairs, a UK-based free-market think tank. The report by Sushil Mohan looks into claims made by the Fairtrade system and the...

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Fairtrade Towns: More than 800 and Growing

05 November 2010

On Friday, November 5th, the city of Bonn (home to FLO’s international offices) will be named a Fairtrade town. The announcement is part of the 4th International Fairtrade Towns Conference which will take place in Bonn from 5-6...

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Spotlight On: Sher Ghazi of Mountain Fruits

05 November 2010

In late July, floodwaters washed over almost the entire country of Pakistan. Throughout Pakistan, numerous lives were lost and thousands were displaced from their homes. Fairtrade certified producers in Gilgit in the Northern...

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Fairtrade and Traceability

03 November 2010

Why physical traceability? Physical traceability means that Fairtrade products must be marked and kept separate from non-Fairtrade products at each stage of production and processing. It reflects FLO’s strategic objective to...

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Fairtrade Addresses Challenges in the Coffee Sector

03 November 2010

Market volatility in the coffee trade has created new challenges for Fairtrade coffee producers. The current high market price of US$2 per pound of coffee* ($2.35 as of 7 January 2011) masks a series of crises affecting coffee...

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FLO, SNV Partnership for Prosperity

02 November 2010

The 4th SNV-FLO Regional Meeting took place in Akosombo, Ghana, 18-22 October, 2010. Representatives from SNV Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) and Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) shared...

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