Fairtrade Inspiring Action against Climate Change

  • November 30, 2015

With just a few days until the crucial climate change talks start in Paris, Fairtrade producers from Latin America and Africa are preparing to travel to COP21 to make the voice of smallholders heard in the debate. They will be joining the call for a binding climate deal, sharing the resourceful ways they are finding to adapt and calling for more

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  • November 24, 2015

The South African Fairtrade Sugar Project launched in 2014 and we can expect to see the first crop of cane sugar obtaining Fairtrade certification in late 2015 and, in addition, the first local company utilising locally produced Fairtrade certified sugar.

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Place in the Sun Wine for Test Kitchen's Chef's Pizza in Col'Cacchio Pizzeria Celebrity Chef Series 2015

  • November 02, 2015

In November, the Col’Cacchio pizzeria annual Celebrity Chef Series will feature Ivor Jones, head chef at South Africa’s top restaurant, The Test Kitchen, when he will create a signature pizza in aid of charity, paired with Fairtrade wine brand Place in the Sun.

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What is the difference between Fairtrade and WIETA?

  • October 30, 2015

In the past years, many local producers, traders, journalists and consumers have asked us to explain the difference between the two certification schemes. We are finally ready to publish a presentation explaining our unique missions and structural differences.

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Sustainable Development Goals and Fairtrade: the case for partnership

  • October 15, 2015

Fairtrade has released a report that invites both public and private sectors, together with civil society and citizens, to work with us on helping bring the Sustainable Development Goals to life.

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New Fairtrade Climate Standard Enables Smallholders and Rural Communities to Fight Climate Change

  • October 01, 2015

Businesses looking for innovative ways to take positive climate action by reducing their carbon footprint and compensating their emissions will soon have a new weapon in their fight against climate change, with the publication of the Fairtrade Climate Standard.

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New Model for Clothing Companies to Source Fairtrade Certified Cotton

  • September 28, 2015

The Fairtrade Cotton Program unlocks exciting new opportunities for cotton farmers to improve their lives through Fairtrade. It connects farmers with the growing number of businesses seeking to make sustainable cotton a core part of their business.

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Fairtrade Wines Awarded Trophies at Michelangelo International Wine Awards

  • September 22, 2015

Now in its 19th year, the Michelangelo is the only wine competition in South Africa with an exclusive international panel of accredited wine judges, wine makers, wine masters, journalists and sommeliers.

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Organic Day 2015

  • September 22, 2015

Join us this Organic Day as we give a shout out to the movement that aims to protect the soils on which some of our favourite wine grapes and coffee beans are grown. In addition to ethical trading and fair labour conditions, Fairtrade also promotes sustainable practices.

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Fairtrade International launches search for new leader

  • September 10, 2015

Harriet Lamb, the CEO of Fairtrade International who has held senior positions in Fairtrade for 16 years, has announced she is leaving to take up the role of CEO at International Alert, Europe’s largest peacebuilding organisation.

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