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Fair Trade USA (previously TransFair USA), a nonprofit organization, is the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States. Fair Trade USA audits and certifies transactions between U.S. companies and their international suppliers to guarantee that the farmers and workers producing Fair Trade Certified goods were paid fair prices and wages, work in safe conditions, protect the environment, and receive community development funds to empower and uplift their communities. Fair Trade USA educates consumers, brings new manufacturers and retailers into the Fair Trade system, and provides farming communities with tools, training and resources to thrive as international businesspeople. Visit http://www.fairtradeusa.org for more information.

    Wildlife Works Announced as Africa’s First Carbon Neutral, Fair Trade Factory Image

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    07-17-15

    Wildlife Works Announced as Africa’s First Carbon Neutral, Fair Trade Factory

    Wildlife Works has officially earned Fair Trade Factory certification from Fair Trade USA (FTUSA). This certification enables many different producers of a range of commodities to participate and compete in international markets in ways that are fair and equitable. In ...

    Coyuchi® Achieves Fair Trade Certification for Organic Cotton Towel Collection Image

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    02-09-15

    Coyuchi® Achieves Fair Trade Certification for Organic Cotton Towel Collection

     Coyuchi®, the first company to bring organic cotton bedding to the United States, is proud to announce today tha...

    Fair Trade Certified Organic Imports Skyrocket Image

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    04-26-11

    Fair Trade Certified Organic Imports Skyrocket

    /PRNewswire/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today releases its 2010 Almanac. With more than 9,500 Fair Trade Certified™ consumer products offered by more than 700 industry partners at more than 60,000 retail l...

    Research Reveals Increased Consumer Demand for Fair Trade Certified-Labeled Products Image

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    04-25-11

    Research Reveals Increased Consumer Demand for Fair Trade Certified-Labeled Products

    /PRNewswire/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, reports new findings which confirm that the prominent appearance of the Fair Trade Certified™ label increa...

    Mainstream Consumers Drive Fair Trade Certified Sales Up 24 Percent Image

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    03-07-11

    Mainstream Consumers Drive Fair Trade Certified Sales Up 24 Percent

    /PRNewswire/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today reports new data to confirm that mainstream consumers are increasing their commitment to Fair Trade faster than ever. Sales of Fair Trade Certified™ products i...

    USAID, Green Mountain Coffee, and Fair Trade USA Biodiversity Initiative Supports Economic and Social Development for Brazilian Coffee Farmers Image

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    02-15-11

    USAID, Green Mountain Coffee, and Fair Trade USA Biodiversity Initiative Supports Economic and Social Development for Brazilian Coffee Farmers

    /PRNewswire/ - U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Green Mountain Coffee®, and Fair Trade USA today announce a new partnership to promote biodiversity, conservation, and environmental education among Brazil's coffee growing communities, as biodiverse ecosystem...

    Fair Trade USA Launches First Ethical Fashion Certification Label Image

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    12-01-10

    Fair Trade USA Launches First Ethical Fashion Certification Label

    /PRNewswire/ - Plenty of fashion brands call themselves fair, but a label that ensures fairness from the cotton field to your hanger hasn't been on the shelves...until now. Just in time for the holidays, Fair Trade USA (formerly TransFair USA), the leading third-party certif...

    Fair Trade Up, Charitable Giving Down Image

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    11-17-10

    Fair Trade Up, Charitable Giving Down

    /PRNewswire/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today announces U.S. import and premium data from the first six months of 2010. Overall, Fair Trade's approach to community empowerment and sustainable development c...

    USAID, Walmart, Fair Trade USA and SEBRAE-Minas Gerais Announce Winners of the 2010 Fair Trade Certified Cupping Competition in Brazil Image

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    11-10-10

    USAID, Walmart, Fair Trade USA and SEBRAE-Minas Gerais Announce Winners of the 2010 Fair Trade Certified Cupping Competition in Brazil

    /PRNewswire/ - Winners of this week's Brazilian Fair Trade Certified coffee cupping competition have been announced. Carmo Barbosa Fernandes of the producer organization, Coopervitae, and Luciano Dazilio Delpupo of the producer organization, Pronova, won first place in the n...

    Changing the Face of Apparel in the United States: TransFair USA to Open Up New Fair Trade Certified(TM) Apparel and Home Goods Pilot Program for Public Comment Image

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    11-17-09

    Changing the Face of Apparel in the United States: TransFair USA to Open Up New Fair Trade Certified(TM) Apparel and Home Goods Pilot Program for Public Comment

    TransFair USA, the third-party certifier of Fair Trade Certified™ products in the United States, today announced that it is extending the "Fair Trade lifestyle" into cotton clothing, bed and bath products. The first Fair Trade Certified apparel and home goods products are ex...

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