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Fair Trade USA

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.

    Fair Trade Product Certifier TransFair USA Partners with Whole Foods Market® to Help Launch Whole Trade™ Guarantee Image

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    03-29-07

    Fair Trade Product Certifier TransFair USA Partners with Whole Foods Market® to Help Launch Whole Trade™ Guarantee

    OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 29, 2007--TransFair USA, the only third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, and Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), the world's leading natural and organic foods supermarket, today announced the Whole Trade Guar...

    TransFair USA Receives Fast Company/Monitor Group's 2007 Social Capitalist Award for the Third Year in a Row Image

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    11-16-06

    TransFair USA Receives Fast Company/Monitor Group's 2007 Social Capitalist Award for the Third Year in a Row

    CEO and President Paul Rice on the Cover of Fast Company's Dec/Jan Issue An "Investor's Guide" for Donors Seeking Highest Possible Social Return for their Charitable Contributions

    NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2006 - For the third yea...

    TransFair USA Certifies Over 100 Million Pounds of Fair Trade Coffee; Record Growth Due to Industry-Wide Support, Growing Consumer Demand for Ethically Produced Goods & Long Legacy of Support From Allies Nationwide Image

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    04-08-06

    TransFair USA Certifies Over 100 Million Pounds of Fair Trade Coffee; Record Growth Due to Industry-Wide Support, Growing Consumer Demand for Ethically Produced Goods & Long Legacy of Support From Allies Nationwide

    OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 8, 2006--Right now, somewhere in America, someone is sipping a cup of Joe made from the 100 millionth pound of Fair Trade Certified(TM) coffee. Since 1998, TransFair USA -- the only third-party certifier of Fair Trade goods in t...

    Fair Trade Certified(TM) Kenyan Coffee Finally Available; Premium Market Now Promises Premium Pay for Thousands of Impoverished Farmers Image

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    04-08-06

    Fair Trade Certified(TM) Kenyan Coffee Finally Available; Premium Market Now Promises Premium Pay for Thousands of Impoverished Farmers

    OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 8, 2006--Answering great and long-felt consumer demand, TransFair USA -- the only third-party certifier of Fair Trade goods in the United States -- is pleased to announce that Fair Trade Certified(TM) Kenyan coffee is finally av...

    TransFair USA Receives Fast Company/Monitor Group's 2006 Social Capitalist Award Image

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    12-08-05

    TransFair USA Receives Fast Company/Monitor Group's 2006 Social Capitalist Award

    Oakland, CA and New York, NY, - For the second year in a row, TransFair USA, the nation's only independent, third-party certifier of Fair Trade products, was named a Social Capitalist Award winner by Fast Company magazine and the Monitor Group. TransFair USA is one of...

    TransFair USA Joins Oxfam in Welcoming McDonald's Rollout of Fair Trade Certified Coffee Image

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    10-31-05

    TransFair USA Joins Oxfam in Welcoming McDonald's Rollout of Fair Trade Certified Coffee

    Oakland, CA - TransFair USA joins Oxfam America in welcoming the McDonald's Corporation's decision to sell Fair Trade Certified coffee exclusively in 658 of its restaurants across New England and Albany, N.Y. starting November 1, 2005. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (...

    TransFair USA Appoints New Retail Accounts Manager Image

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    04-13-04

    TransFair USA Appoints New Retail Accounts Manager

    OAKLAND, CA - TRANSFAIR USA, the nation's only third-party certifier of Fair Trade Certified ™ products, today announced the appointment of Andi C. Trindle Walker as Retail Accounts Manager.

    Trindle Walker will be responsible fo...

    Giant And Transfair USA Partner On Fair Trade Certified Coffee Initiatives Image

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    04-05-04

    Giant And Transfair USA Partner On Fair Trade Certified Coffee Initiatives

    Landover, MD - Giant Food LLC announced that it will be partnering with TransFair USA, the nation's only independent, third-party certifier of Fair Trade products, to offer five varieties of Fair Trade Certified coffee in all 199 Giant and Super G stores. The Fair Tra...

    Fair Trade Market Achieves Record Growth in 2003 Image

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    03-29-04

    Fair Trade Market Achieves Record Growth in 2003

    Oakland, CA — TransFair USA, the nation’s only independent, third party certifier of Fair Trade products, announces unprecedented demand for Fair Trade Certified™ coffee during the year 2003. For the period of January 1 through December 31, 2003, TransFair USA certif...

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