November 13, 2019

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Fair Trade is trade that satisfies criteria re. the supply chain of the goods involved, usually including fair payment for producers and other social and environmental considerations. It's part of an organized social movement which promotes standards for international labor, environmentalism, and social policy in commerce between developed and undeveloped countries.


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Organic Style Ltd. acquires Bed & Bath pioneer Coyuchi, Inc.

Published: Apr 28, 2008 – 12:50 PM EST

Organic Style Ltd – a rapidly growing eco-lifestyle company with e-commerce, wholesale and media divisions – purchases Coyuchi, Inc., a premium Organic and Fair Trade bed & bath brand

Northampton Becomes the 6th Fair Trade Town in the USA

Published: Apr 18, 2008 – 09:47 AM EST

Apr. 18 /CSRwire/ - NORTHAMPTON, MA - April 18, 2008 - Northampton Fair Trade Committee is proud to announce that Northampton, Massachusetts, has become the 6th Fair Trade Town in the USA with the unanimous passing of the "Buy Local, Buy Fair" Resolution...

UK Coffee Roaster Shows Support for Ethiopian Coffee Farmers

Published: Feb 21, 2008 – 09:20 AM EST

Feb. 21 /CSRwire/ - ADDIS ABABA/LONDON - February 20, 2008 - Since commencing a program of trademarking Ethiopia's fine coffee designations in 2004, support for the Ethiopian sector has continued to grow worldwide. Building on its unique coffee heritage and established reputation for...

Ethiopia to Sponsor 2008 SCAA Conference & Exhibition

Published: Feb 14, 2008 – 06:02 PM EST

Ethiopian Ambassador to Sign Agreement Making Ethiopia the Portrait Country Sponsor at the Specialty Coffee Association of America's 20th Annual Conference & Exhibition

Equal Exchange Introduces Comprehensive Fair Trade Curricullum

Published: Jan 15, 2008 – 10:59 PM EST

16 Part Curriculum For Grades 4 Through 9 Also Covers Cooperative Economics

Divine Chocolate Desserts Deliver Holiday Cheer to Ghanaian Cocoa Farmers

Published: Dec 12, 2007 – 08:31 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /CSRwire/ - Divine Chocolate today offered a classic holiday recipe with a unique twist - an opportunity to educate friends, family, co-workers and others about the benefits of Fair Trade. "We hope holiday party-givers, students and parents looking for unique...

Specialist UK Roaster Joins Growing Network of Coffee Companies Recognizing Ethiopia’s Unique Place in Fine Coffee Portfolio

Published: Dec 07, 2007 – 10:34 AM EST

Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - ADDIS ABABA/LONDON. – December 7, 2007 - Today Ethiopia celebrated the entry of a unique UK specialist coffee company to its growing network of importers, roasters and distributors. James' Gourmet Coffee is a UK based micro roasting company, and...

First German Coffee Importer Signs Up for Ethiopia's Coffee Initiative

Published: Dec 06, 2007 – 08:14 AM EST

Dec. 06 /CSRwire/ - ADDIS ABEBA AND HAMBURG – December 6, 2007. Ethiopia's fine coffee sector is aiming to reach out to the many players who promote its distinctive specialty coffees around the world. To do this, Ethiopia is creating a new international...

Ethiopia's Global Initiative to Collaboratively Promote Heritage Coffees Reaches South

Published: Dec 06, 2007 – 08:00 AM EST

Dec. 06 /CSRwire/ - ADDIS ABABA/WASHINGTON DC - December 6, 2007 - Ethiopia is demonstrating that a producing country can reach globally to create a network of licensed distributors and co-promoters of its fine coffees. In 2004 Ethiopia began the process of seeking...

Bringing Quality Coffee Together with Fair Minded Business Practices

Published: Dec 05, 2007 – 03:00 PM EST

Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - ADDIS ABABA/JERSEY - December 5, 2007 - A long-standing member of the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe and active in the Fairtrade Federation, the coffee and tea merchant Cooper & Co. has joined Ethiopia's network of licensed distributors. The...

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