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Fairtrade International Sets Up Shop in the U.S.

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 2nd April, 2012 | 3 Comments

PrintAfter extensive discussions with various stakeholders in the U.S., Fairtrade International has announced it will be launching new operations in the U.S.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Big Companies Making the Switch

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 16th February, 2011 | 1 Comment

everjean_choc_2-14_postThis week in our Fair Trade Roundup, you’ll read about Fair Trade pledges made by a couple of big companies, plus find out who just got added on as a panelist for the upcoming controversial webinar about minimum content standards. Oh, and whole lot more!
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Introducing Weekly Fair Trade Round Up

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 9th February, 2011 | 3 Comments

hersheykisscard-1What started as a once-in-a while blog post has turned into a weekly series. There’s lots going on in the Fair Trade movement, so look to our weekly Round Ups for current updates. And now, on to this weeks’ round up.
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Who Owns Fair Trade?

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured on 18th January, 2011 | 15 Comments

FTA group of businesses, organizations and consumers are accusing TransFair USA of attempting to own the term ‘Fair Trade’.
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Busy Week for Fair Trade in the US

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 12th January, 2011 | No Comments

confLots going on in the Fair Trade industry right now. So we’re giving you a nice neat list to sum it all up.
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TransFair USA announces expanded list of Fair Trade Certified products

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 9th March, 2009 | No Comments

TransFair recently announced an expanded list of Fair Trade Certified products. As you may know, TransFair USA is the only third party Certifier of Fair Trade products in the US. Fair Trade is a label that guarantees to consumers that certain criteria have been met, including a minimum price paid to farmers and environmentally sustainable […]
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Starbucks to Double Fair Trade Certified Coffee Purchases

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 29th October, 2008 | No Comments

Absolutely huge news. Starbucks, TransFair USA and the Fairtrade Labelling Organization (FLO) has made a groundbreaking annoucement that Starbucks will double its Fair Trade Certified coffee purchases, making them the largest purchaser of Fair Trade Certified coffee in the world. Starbucks, TransFair USA and the Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) today announced a groundbreaking initiative […]
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