Articles tagged as: Fairtrade
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 11:16
Latest figures show shoppers back Fairtrade during challenging market and care more than ever about helping farmers and workers combat low prices in trade. Strong sales performance across commodities led to $41million in Premium going to Fairtrade farmers and workers in 2019 to invest in farmer and worker-led projects to boost local economies and improve community services in the Global South, ne ...
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 14:48
Confectionery giant, Nestlé announced on 23rd June that it would source cocoa for British KitKats from Rainforest Alliance-certified producers - dropping a 10-year association with Fairtrade which claimed a lifeline for poor farmers. The company said it was making the switch in October to Rainforest Alliance, one of the major certification bodies for sustainable development products, to harmonise ...
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 12:36
Ground-breaking new Fairtrade research reveals that if cocoa industry players work together to tackle worsening farmer poverty, they can create a step change for farmers. The ‘Cocoa Sustainable Livelihoods Landscape Study’, a first of its kind report published as part of the Fairtrade - Mondelēz International Cocoa Life partnership, shows how the organisations are building an understanding of the ...