Meet the producers

At the heart of the Fairtrade system are the farmers and workers, members of Fairtrade certified producer organizations. Here you'll find inspiring stories of their work and how they seek to build a better future for themselves and their communities.

Producer stories and case studies


A Voice for Tea Workers in Sri Lanka

05 March 2015

Tea is an essential part of the economy in Sri Lanka employing over a million people. Recently, effects of soil erosion, climate change, and the rights of workers have pushed sustainability to the forefront. However at Stassen...


Iriaini tea farmers adding value at the source

07 March 2013

Charles Njuguna is one of 6,000 farmers in Othaya, Kenya, and a co-owner of the Iriaini Tea Factory. Every day he works from 7am till 4pm, tossing tea leaves in the basket strapped on his back. Charles is a small-scale holder...


Tea growers build school in Vietnam

11 January 2012

In 2005, having decided to sell tea to increase their income the villagers of Nam Lanh, in north Vietnam, were able to improve their standard of living. Fairtrade has brought additional benefits that have enabled the villagers to...


From workers to farmers in South Africa

11 January 2012

The Heiveld Co-op was founded by 14 small-scale farmers of the Suid Bokkeveld community in 2001. The cooperative now has over 50 members and Fairtrade has helped them establish their independence.


Fairtrade producers on other websites

There are over 200 profiles of Fairtrade producer organisations and individual farmers or works on the websites of our other member organizations.

Visit the Producer section of the Fairtrade Foundation website.

Visit the Producer section of the Fairtrade Africa website.

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