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Global Fairtrade sales increase by 22%

04 June 2009

The global market for Fairtrade certified products experienced significant growth in 2008 despite the onset of the global recession.  Fairtrade sales grew by an impressive 22% as consumers spent an estimated 2.9 billion...

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Fair Trade movement welcomes support by the European Commission for Fair Trade

06 May 2009

Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) welcomes yesterday’s European Commission Communication on Fair Trade, ‘Contributing to Sustainable Development: The role of Fair Trade and non-governmental trade-related...

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Waking up to Fairtrade: World Fair Trade Day 2009

04 May 2009

Campaigners, businesses and promoters of Fairtrade certified products have special activities in store for World Fair Trade Day 2009, coming up this May 9th.  Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) and its...

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Fairtrade flows against economic tide

17 April 2009

A global survey released today demonstrates that support for Fairtrade is on the rise. Ahead of World Fair Trade Day on 9 May, this first ever global consumer survey on Fairtrade shows that shoppers increasingly expect companies...

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Making the Difference

03 April 2009

The New Global Strategy for Fairtrade

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Cadbury Dairy Milk commits to Fairtrade

04 March 2009

Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) is delighted to congratulate Cadbury and Fairtrade Foundation UK on their announcement made today that Cadbury Dairy Milk bar will carry the Fairtrade Certification Mark in...

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Consumers continue to reach for Fairtrade

18 February 2009

Evidence suggests consumers remain committed to Fairtrade. Fairtrade labelling initiatives around the world are reporting continued growth in the last quarter of 2008. Surveys suggest that Fairtrade is one of the last things that...

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