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Meet Texas A&M Galveston Dining Services Marketing Manager Ginny Spataro while she discusses Fair Trade products available on campus, and what it means for products to actually be Fair Trade.
LARABAR-WHAT DOES “FAIR TRADE” OR “FAIR TRADE CERTIFIED” MEAN? The cocoa and coffee used in our products is sourced from farmers who are Fair Trade Certified™ by Fair Trade USA. The organization’s mission is to “enable sustainable development and community empowerment by cultivating a more equitable global trade model that benefits farmers, workers, consumers, industry […]
The Bethany Church Forum will be devoted to the campaign to certify Bethany Church as a Fair Trade Congregation.
In autumn 1998, Divine, the first ever farmer-owned Fairtrade chocolate bar aimed at the mass market, was launched onto the UK confectionery market. In an exciting new business model, Divine was established not only as a Fairtrade company, but with the largest share owned by the farmers themselves. Divine is driven by its social mission […]
Ben & Jerry’s source Fairtrade sugar from a variety of small-scale farmers, including those in the Belize Sugar Farmers’ Association. In Belize, up to 85% of the population in some rural parts depend on the sugar industry, making Fairtrade Premium investment projects so important. For example, newly implemented alternative pest management practices helped save the […]
New Orleans Roast Fair Trade Coffee A True Farm to Cup Experience The freshest, most delicious cup of coffee we possibly can deliver. Felton Jones works directly with our farms, to review coffee Arabica plants. Each coffee plant takes roughly 3 – 5 years to grow and produce coffee cherries. Once the cherries grow, they […]