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Fairtrade International Welcomes New CEO

17 November 2016

Fairtrade International has announced the appointment of Darío Soto Abril as its next Chief Executive Officer.

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Fairtrade Certifies First Artisanal Small-scale Mining Cooperative in Africa

19 October 2016

Africa’s first Fairtrade certified gold cooperative offers hope to gold miners living in poverty.

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Fairtrade Strengthens Support for Farmers and Workers

06 September 2016

New actions on climate, textiles and gender are among a range of initiatives introduced by Fairtrade over the past year and showcased in its annual report released today. The report, “Driving Sales, Deepening Impact”, highlights...

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First Partners For Fairtrade Textile Standard and Programme

28 June 2016

The first textile manufacturers to sign up to the new Fairtrade Textile Standard have announced their commitment at the Ethical Fashion Show in Berlin. The Fairtrade approach is the first of its kind to cover people working...

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Boost for Cocoa and Sugar Farmers as Ferrero Increases its Fairtrade Commitment

08 June 2016

Italian confectionery company Ferrero will double the amount of cocoa it purchases from Fairtrade farmers – to 40,000 metric tonnes over the next three years. Ferrero also announced a new collaboration with Fairtrade on cane...

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World Fairtrade Challenge – more than 1.8 million coffee lovers join the world’s largest coffee break

16 May 2016

From New Zealand to Poland, from South Africa to Spain – between 13 and 15 May coffee lovers in 50 countries across the globe got together and drank a staggering total of more than 5.6 million cups of Fairtrade coffee to show...

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Fairtrade Invites Coffee Lovers to Join the First Ever “World Fairtrade Challenge”

11 April 2016

Coffee lovers around the world are being urged to get together to drink a record amount of Fairtrade coffee and show their support for farmers hit by climate change during the World Fairtrade Challenge between May 13 and 15.

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