Fairtrade SA Launches the First Fairtrade Webstore in the World

  • May 19, 2016

In response to the numerous consumer queries about where to buy Fairtrade products,  Fairtrade South Africa has launched the world’s first Fairtrade Webstore - an online platform where consumers will be able to shop their favourite products with the world’s most recognised and trusted ethical label.

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Easter Without Chocolate

  • March 22, 2016

Cocoa industry experts say the supply of cocoa is not growing as fast as the demand for cocoa products, like chocolate, and that there will be a global shortage of cocoa within the next five years.

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Behind the Petal

  • March 08, 2016

Gender inequality is often seen as a women’s issue. Wrong! Gender is not about women - it’s about power balances between men and women, and relationships which are free from prejudice.

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Fairtrade Farmers and Workers Benefit from Record Premium Money

  • February 29, 2016

The extra money paid to farmers and workers who are certified as Fairtrade has risen above the €100 million mark for the first time, according to new figures released today.

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  • February 16, 2016

EU funds a Fairtrade South Africa project to increase awareness of, and access to, sustainable consumerism in SA.

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All is fair in coffee, chocolate and wine

  • January 27, 2016

Globally, without a doubt, consumers are moving towards a much greater ethical awareness of their purchasing power.

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Top Five "BizTrends" for Agriculture 2016

  • January 20, 2016

Agriculture is an industry under strain with a severe drought crippling production, the depreciation of the Rand, investor uncertainty and more. There are trends that have been exerting influence on the industry for years and new trends emerge as markets move and change fast.

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Place in the Sun Shines on Fairtrade SA's First University Graduate

  • January 11, 2016

Alvercia Juries (26) is not only the first person in her family and her community to attain a tertiary qualification, she is also the very first amongst those belonging to South Africa’s network of Fairtrade-accredited farms.

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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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Fairtrade Sugar Launched in South Africa

  • 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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