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Fairtrade, along with a coalition of certification schemes promoting safer pest control, announces a new free app designed to support the reduction of highly toxic pesticide use.
World Fair Trade Day highlights the dynamic fair trade system that connects people around the world from farms to factories to retail stores all the way to our homes. Sourcing Fairtrade items is not always easy and requires brands to look hard at their supply chain and choose to make the ethical decision for the people and for the planet.
Fairtrade is pioneering a new approach to labor relations on certified banana plantations. Trade unions, employers and workers are sitting down together to plan a future that is financially sustainable, gender inclusive and safe. Fairtrade International’s Senior Advisor Workers' Rights and Trade Union Relations, Wilbert Flinterman, reflects on an intense three days of meetings in Ghana.
The foothills of the beautiful Arusha National Park in Tanzania are an unlikely setting for a quiet revolution in workers’ rights. In the shadow of the extinct Mount Meru volcano – the fourth highest peak in Africa - laborers on the Mount Meru flower farm grow more than 30 varieties of roses for export.
Want to share the sweet life with your people? This madeleine recipe by Peanut Butter Plus Chocolate has no sugar added (thanks to Lily’s Sweets chocolates!) and you can build out your ethical pantry using Fairtrade products, like Nielsen-Massey Fairtrade Vanilla and Divine Chocolate cocoa powder!
Holy guacamole! Thought you knew everything there is to know about avocados? Think again!
As the season of love approaches, many people begin to feel a sense of dread. Here are our tips on how to treat that special someone in your life (and yourself).
Small-scale farmers play an important role in global food production, but they benefit least from global trade. We consulted with them to revise our core certification standard for small-scale producer organizations.
After a cold Winter, it's finally blossoming into Spring. Easter is nearly upon us, so get your empty baskets out because we've put together a fun selection of Fairtrade Easter treats for you and the special people in your life!