Fair Trade

Coffee vs Cocaine: An Argument for Fair Trade

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

The World Fair Trade Organization – the peak body for Fair trade organisations including producer cooperatives and associations, export marketing companies, importers, retailers, national and regional¬† networks – has recently released this powerful short film/ad which argues that the “drug war” taking place on streets around the world is largely the result of farmers not [...]

Deliciously good Fair Trade news from Cadbury

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

It’s not often that I get to blog about unambiguously good news here, so it’s a pleasure to report that Cadbury in the UK has committed to certifying as Fair Trade all the cocoa used in it’s Dairy Milk chocolate bars: This groundbreaking move will result in the tripling of sales of cocoa under Fairtrade [...]