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


The sweet taste of democracy in the Côte d'Ivoire

24 March 2015

Its farmers operate in a country that experienced tremendous chaos and unrest during elections four years ago. So it may be no coincidence that a strong, democratic structure and a clear sense of direction have been central to...


Diversification helps spreads the load for coffee farmers in Peru

03 July 2013

When we talk about Oro Verde – or green gold – at Fairtrade, we usually refer to coffee. But the Oro Verde Cooperative in Peru has branched out beyond their staple coffee crop to bring stability to the entire...


CONACADO Cooperative - Smart Investments Lead to a Bright Future

31 January 2012

For Mariano Manzuela, a member of the CONACADO cooperative in the Dominican Republic, Fairtrade means four of his children attend secondary school on scholarships from the Fairtrade Premium. What started as a development project...


Kavokiva cocoa farmers come together in Côte d'Ivoire

11 January 2012

In the Gouro language of the Haut Sassandra region in southeast Côte d’Ivoire, Kavokiva means “we come together”. And that is exactly what more than 600 farmers did when they founded the Coopérative Agricole Kavokiva de Daloa in...


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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