All About Coffee

All About Coffee

News on Fair Trade coffee from Fair Trade USA.

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Hugh Jackman Wants You to Drink Better Coffee
The coffee you're drinking may harm people or the planet, and Hugh Jackman wants to change that. The Australian actor, best known for his role as Wolverine on X-Men, stars in a new documentary exploring the role that socially responsible coffee plays in helping African farmers. Fair Trade USA is a certification organization that makes sure coffee is grown under safe and fair...
Jun 8, 2015 6:10 PM ET
The Secret Ingredient for a Great Cup of Coffee: Hint, It's Not What You Think
There are definitely some myths out there about sustainable products, and to be blunt, how good they are. Some people wonder whether something so focused on its mission can look great, taste great, feel great. (Apparently locally-grown wheat grass smoothies, raw yeast balls and sandpaper hemp pants don...
Mar 23, 2015 2:40 PM ET
How Fair Trade Went From a Crazy Coffee Concept to a Global Sustainability Trend
Don’t tell Paul Rice his idea is ridiculous. That idea you just scoffed at might just become a global phenomenon. Rice is the president and CEO of Fair Trade USA, a non-profit organization that sets standards for sustainability and worker safety and then certifies those products that have been produced in settings...
Jul 8, 2014 1:50 PM ET
Peru: The Perfect Merge of Quality Coffee and Sustainability
Hand-crafted with an artisanal flair describes both the effort and the quality of beans that are originating from Peru.  As much as 95% of the producers are small-scale family farmers, each with about 2 to 3 hectares of land. These farmers are committed to their production, focused on nurturing some of the highest quality beans in the market today. However; the combination of extreme isolation...
Apr 22, 2014 4:45 PM ET
Fair Trade Certified™ Coffee Imports Top the Charts
Fair Trade USA Announces Key Milestone and New Innovations in Impact Measurement, Farmer Services, and Supply Chain Transparency Oakland, CA, April 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, today announced that it has certified one billion pounds of Fair Trade coffee since its founding in...
Apr 17, 2014 4:20 PM ET

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