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Fairtrade America

Fairtrade America betters the lives of farmers and workers in developing countries by inspiring businesses to implement ethical production practices and assisting shoppers in making informed purchasing decisions. Fairtrade America is the US chapter of Fairtrade International, the original and global leader in fair trade certification with over 30 years of experience working to make trade fair, with headquarters in more than 30 countries across the globe. A non-profit 501(c)3 organization, Fairtrade America is the world's largest and most recognized fair trade system - part of a global movement for change. Learn more at www.fairtradeamerica.org.

    New Study Finds Fairtrade Certification Enhances Farmer Resilience and Sustainability but Major Threats Like Climate Change and COVID-19 Are Jeopardizing Decent Livelihoods Image

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    06-16-22

    New Study Finds Fairtrade Certification Enhances Farmer Resilience and Sustainability but Major Threats Like Climate Change and COVID-19 Are Jeopardizing Decent Livelihoods

    Fairtrade America – part of Fairtrade International, the world’s most recognized label for social justice and sustainability – has announced the results of a decade-long study
    Fairtrade America Celebrates National Banana Day With an Appeal to Americans to Support a Fair Deal in the Banana Supply Chain Image

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    04-19-22

    Fairtrade America Celebrates National Banana Day With an Appeal to Americans to Support a Fair Deal in the Banana Supply Chain

    This National Banana Day, April 20, Fairtrade America calls for greater support for the more than 450 million people around the world whose livelihoods depend on banana and plantain farming.
    Americans Are Increasingly Looking to Third-party Certifications As a Shortcut to Align Purchases With Their Values Image

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    02-25-22

    Americans Are Increasingly Looking to Third-party Certifications As a Shortcut to Align Purchases With Their Values

    Fairtrade America, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Non-GMO Project today announced plans to co-host an in-person, educational panel at the annual Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif.
    Fairtrade America Reveals Top Consumer Trends for 2022 Image

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    12-20-21

    Fairtrade America Reveals Top Consumer Trends for 2022

    Fairtrade America - an independent, third-party certification that partners with farmers and workers to negotiate better prices, decent working conditions, and a fairer deal overall
    Fairtrade America Gives Thanks to New Licensees and Certified Goods Added in 2021 Image

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    11-29-21

    Fairtrade America Gives Thanks to New Licensees and Certified Goods Added in 2021

    Fairtrade America is giving thanks to its newest brand partners added in 2021, including Hu Kitchen, Russel Stover, Grace Farms Foods and more.
    Divine Chocolate Launches New Branding to Highlight Best-in-Class Ethical and Sustainable Cocoa Sourcing  Image

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    10-14-21

    Divine Chocolate Launches New Branding to Highlight Best-in-Class Ethical and Sustainable Cocoa Sourcing

    Fairtrade America is pleased to announce that its long-time partner, Divine Chocolate, has unveiled a fresh new look that highlights the chocolate maker’s social mission to empower farmers and consumers
    Leading Businesses Sign Fairtrade Pledge to Support 1.8 Million Farmers Calling for Climate Justice Image

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    10-08-21

    Leading Businesses Sign Fairtrade Pledge to Support 1.8 Million Farmers Calling for Climate Justice

    Ben & Jerry’s, Tony’s Chocolonely, and UK retailers Co-op, M&S and Waitrose, are among a group of Fairtrade business partners worldwide pledging to support Fairtrade farmers
    New Study Reveals Fairtrade America Is Gaining Awareness and Trust in the U.S. As the Global Pandemic Awoke Americans to the Connectedness of Global Supply Chains Image

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    07-27-21

    New Study Reveals Fairtrade America Is Gaining Awareness and Trust in the U.S. As the Global Pandemic Awoke Americans to the Connectedness of Global Supply Chains

    Fairtrade America – an independent, third-party certification that partners with farmers and workers in developing countries to negotiate better prices, decent working conditions, and a fairer deal overall
    Fairtrade Trains Farmers to Adapt to Climate Change Image

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    06-03-21

    Fairtrade Trains Farmers to Adapt to Climate Change

    Fairtrade America recognizes the impact of climate change on farming families worldwide, and timed with June 5, World Environment Day, will now offer resources to support all coffee farmers in mitigating climate-related challenges.
    Fairtrade Commits to a Better Future for Thousands of Banana Farmers  Image

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    01-28-21

    Fairtrade Commits to a Better Future for Thousands of Banana Farmers

    Fairtrade International announces a comprehensive approach to supporting banana farmers in 2021 and beyond through efforts to achieve living wages and improve working conditions.
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