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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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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...

Equal Exchange Named One of Ten to Receive First-Ever For-Profit "Social Capitalist" Awards from Fast Company Magazine

Published: Dec 04, 2007 – 10:59 PM EST

Dec. 04 /CSRwire/ - WEST BRIDGEWATER, MA - December 4, 2007 - Fast Company magazine announced today that they have awarded one of its fifth annual Social Capitalist Awards to Equal Exchange, the worker co-operative best known for its pioneering work in Fair...

Scottish Specialty Coffee Roaster Shows Support for Ethiopian Coffee Farmers

Published: Dec 04, 2007 – 11:48 AM EST

Dec. 04 /CSRwire/ - ADDIS ABABA/LONDON - December 4, 2007 - As the birthplace of coffee, Ethiopia has a unique coffee heritage and many of its coffees hold the reputation of being best coffee in the world. Yet the farmers who produce and...

Starbucks to Open Regional Farmer Support Center in Rwanda

Published: Dec 01, 2007 – 12:00 AM EST

Company Continues to Expand its Commitments to the East African Coffee Community

Meet the People Who Make Your Morning Coffee Possible

Published: Nov 29, 2007 – 10:55 AM EST

Nov. 29 /CSRwire/ - November 29, 2007 - Coffee is more than just a drink. It is about politics, survival, the earth and the lives of indigenous peoples.…He has a rich knowledge of the people and places of coffee, and knows how to...

UK Coffee Importer Demonstrates Concern and Commitment to Ethiopia’s Goals; Momentum Grows Globally.

Published: Nov 16, 2007 – 09:50 AM EST

Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - LONDON and ADDIS ABABA - November 16 2007 - A London based independent coffee importer, D.R. Wakefield (DRW), has joined the network of licensed distributors for Ethiopia's trademarked coffees of Sidamo, Yirgacheffe, Harar/Harrar. D.R. Wakefield has already shown its...

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters joins Ethiopia's new Distributors' Network

Published: Nov 06, 2007 – 12:45 PM EST

Ethiopian Initiative reaches turning point in US Specialty Coffee Market

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