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FLO International Adjusts Fairtrade Minimum Prices for Arabica Coffee to Cover Costs of Sustainable Production

13 December 2007

Fairtrade continues to address the needs of coffee producing communitiesFairtrade Minimum Prices for Arabica coffee will be adjusted upwards to ensure Small Farmers’ Organisations continue to receive a price which covers the...


Requesting suppliers to meet Fairtrade Standards isn’t against free market competition

29 November 2007

Friday, 23 November 2007 The fact that governments and other public institutions require their coffee suppliers to meet Fairtrade Standards does not undermine free competition. This is the verdict pronounced by the preliminary...


FLO International inaugurates Fairtrade Minimum Pricing for tea

07 November 2007

From February, 1st, 2008, the first Fairtrade Minimum Prices for tea will be integrated into the Fairtrade Standards. Tea is one of Fairtrade’s most diverse products, with grades and types of tea ranging from the fine-grade...


FLO International among pioneer organizations to set high standards for ethical trade

12 October 2007

Fairtrade Labelling Organizations (FLO) International and six other non-profit organisations have reached the highest standards for defining credible behaviour in ethical trade by complying with the ISEAL Code of Good Practice...


Global Fairtrade sales increase by 40% benefiting 1.4 million farmers worldwide

25 July 2007

Bonn, Germany, 25 July 2007. Consumers worldwide spent 1.6 billion Euros on Fairtrade Certified Products in 2006, according to Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO). This is a 41% increase on the previous year,...


Kick-off Seminar for the International Fairtrade Action Network

18 July 2007

Pro Fair Trade Finland initiates the development of an international network of Fairtrade volunteers, the Fairtrade Action Network. The first seminar of the International Fairtrade Action Network will take place in Helsinki,...


New CEO for Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International

29 June 2007

Bonn, June 29th 2007. A new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is being appointed to head up the Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) which is based in Bonn, Germany.  FLO is the umbrella organization that unites...

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