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Fair Trade Industry Thrives in US as Sales Flop in UK
For the first time in its 20-year history, the fair trade movement in the United Kingdom is on the decline. Thanks to a growing consumer interest in responsible food sourcing here in the United States, however, the certification is seeing growth across many categories, and is expected to continue its forward trajectory....
Mar 4, 2015 3:35 PM ET
Improving the Lives of Farm Workers in Mexico: A Shared Responsibility
By Hannah Freeman, Director of Produce & Floral, Fair Trade USA If you made a salad today, there's a good chance that some of your fixings came from...
Dec 23, 2014 1:20 PM ET
What $10 Million Means For Fair Trade
Paul Rice, 2005 Skoll Award recipient, is out to change the world. His motivation? The nearly one billion farmers and workers across the globe earning two or three dollars a day, less than what we pay for a morning latte or chocolate bar. These are the people working 18 or more hours a day to grow and...
Dec 10, 2014 12:50 PM ET
Chocolate is a Bittersweet Way of Life in Ghana
This should be a prosperous time for Justice Obini, a cocoa farmer in West Africa. With appetite for chocolate at an all-time high – the global demand has risen 13 percent in five years – his cocoa beans are sought after. Yet Obini struggles daily to take care of his farm -- and his family of ten....
Sep 30, 2014 3:20 PM ET
Fair Trade Brings Big Sales and a Clear Conscience
Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming business based on helping people thousands of miles away. Ninety percent of the coffee the New York-based company sells is Fair Trade — certified as produced by people who are treated and paid well. Being socially responsible pays off for...
Jul 28, 2014 2:45 PM ET