Fairtrade is an ethical certification whose main aim is to promote more equality and sustainability in the farming sector. A product that carries the Fairtrade Certification Mark has met the rigorous Fairtrade Standards, which focus on improving labour and living conditions for farming communities and on promoting a way of farming that doesn’t harm either people or the environment.
South Africa, Wellington: On Wednesday, 22 March, at a glittering ceremony in London, Bosman Family Vineyards was recognised for their ethical business practices at The Drinks Business Green Awards when they were announced as the runner up for The Ethical Company of the Year Award.
This Earth Day Fairtrade International is putting the spotlight on the many farmers around the world struggling with the effects of climate change.
Brazilian consumers now have the power to help farmers in Brazil and developing countries build better futures for themselves, by choosing products with the FAIRTRADE Mark in stores across Brazil.
To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, Expo Magazine collated a list of ten women who have been working for many years improving nutrition for all.
Friday saw the culmination of international judge’s bling tasting their way through 1 730 wines from 320 producers entered into the 2014 installment of the annual internationally lauded Michelangelo International Wine Awards (MIWA).
Continued 15% growth in the market, more support and services for farmers and workers - shoppers continue to reach for FAIRTRADE Mark labelled products in ever growing numbers while Fairtrade’s offer to farmers and workers deepens, according to a new report out today by Fairtrade International.
The Premium is a sum of money paid by traders in addition to their Fairtrade purchase. It is received and utilised by the end-beneficiaries of Fairtrade; the smallholder member farmers in the case of a co-operative (e.g. in coffee or rooibos), or farm workers in the case of a commercial farm (e.g. in wine).