1. Fairtrade and Farmforce combine for major Ivory Coast cocoa data management venture

    Fairtrade International, Fairtrade Africa, and digital solutions provider Farmforce are set to extend a potentially game-changing  scheme focused on delivering smart data management system to more than two dozen cocoa co-operatives in Ivory Coast, writes Neill Barston.
    Confectionery Production
  2. Fairtrade and Farmforce scale-up ‘FairData’ partnership for cocoa farmers

    A new innovation-driven partnership launched by Fairtrade International, Fairtrade Africa, and digital solutions provider Farmforce is set to extend the deployment of a smart data management system to more than two dozen cocoa cooperatives in Cote d’Ivoire.
  3. In Cote d’Ivoire, Fairtrade and Farmforce Scale-Up ‘FairData’ Partnership for Cocoa Farmers

    The expanded partnership will now reach 25 Ivorian cocoa coops delivering critical data ownership technology and ‘first-mile’ traceability.
    EIN News
  4. ‘Missed opportunity’: Fairtrade Foundation responds to Food Strategy White Paper - Politics.co.uk

    The UK’s Food Strategy White Paper, released on Monday by the Government, is a missed opportunity to get to grips with the challenges facing our food system, the Fairtrade Foundation has said. The Fairtrade Foundation believes that the Government’s proposed strategy misses the mark in addressing the important connections between the UK’s…
  5. Fairtrade Canada Expands Availability of Certified Bananas at Sobeys, Safeway, and More - And Now U Know

    Fairtrade Canada Expands Availability of Certified Bananas at Sobeys, Safeway, and More - And Now U Know
  6. Fairtrade standards enhance farmers’ economic resilience amid global crises - study finds

    Research reveals Fairtrade Standards, Fairtrade pricing, and producer support programmes positively impact certified farmers and their communities when compared to non-Fairtrade certified farmers, particularly in times of difficulty and distress.
  7. Comment piece by Fairtrade on EU proposed human rights legislation - Politics.co.uk

    Why the UK should take note of proposed EU law to clamp down on human rights abuses in supply chains 8.06.2022 By Alice Lucas, Policy and Advocacy Manager During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, factory workers in Leicester supplying well-known brands such as PrettyLittleThing and Boohoo, were found to have suffered a range of... Read more »
  8. Ethical shopping on a budget | CHOICE

    As the cost of living rises, how can you maintain an ethical approach to your purchases? CHOICE has some tips to help you keep your shopping list green, and your budget in the black.
  9. Go Fairtrade - Hackney Council

    Go Fairtrade - Hackney Council
  10. First fully organic cocoa-processing plant opens in Switzerland

    The country’s first 100% organic cocoa-processing plant has been established in Beringen near Schaffhausen to produce organic and Fairtrade certified semi-finished cocoa products.
  11. NBO Partners With Fairtrade Auto Services To Offer Private Banking And Sadara Customers Exclusive Priveleges | Al Bawaba

    National Bank of Oman’s (NBO) has signed an agreement with Fairtrade Auto Services (FAS), the authorised dealer in Muscat for Bentley and Lamborghini, t
    Al Bawaba
  12. Webinar discusses how wellness businesses can confront human rights issues in supply chains head on and keep up with ethical consumer demands

    UNCOVERING THE HUMAN COST OF WELLNESS: A webinar aimed at the wellness sector hosted by the Fairtrade Foundation, featuring perspectives from Mumanu and Liberation Foods, will aim to encourage businesses to address human rights issues in their supply chain and fulfil consumer demand for products that are free from exploitation. The companies in…
  13. Fairtrade International Launches Living Income Reference Prices for Coffee

    Spurred by the 2018/19 coffee price crisis and decades of price volatility negatively affecting farmers, Fairtrade International has launched its first ever living-income reference prices for Colom…
    Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
  14. BM partners with ethical chocolate brand...

    Workplace catering company BM has partnered with Islands Chocolate as part of a move to continue to improve sustainability in its chocolate supply chain.
    The Caterer
  15. The UK’s International Development Strategy raises questions about trade for development plans, says Fairtrade - Politics.co.uk

    Opinion piece written by Tim Aldred, Head of Policy at the Fairtrade Foundation Ever since the Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss, announced the new International Development Strategy (IDS) a few weeks ago, amongst a number of important issues, many have pointed to its focus on trade and economic development. What does Fairtrade make of it? First of…
  16. Peterborough Lido makes a splash after cafe is awarded Fairtrade status

    “Most people know that Fairtrade empowers families and communities in the global south. But not everyone realises that choosing Fairtrade also helps fightback against climate change.”
  17. Fairtrade urges UK shoppers not to abandon it when saving on expenses

    Ethical group Fairtrade says farmers in the developing world are struggling with a hit to both living and production costs. Therefore, shoppers are being urged to keep on buying Fairtrade…
  18. Fairtrade Sales In Italy Considerably Up On Pre-Pandemic Period | ESM Magazine

    Italians spent €553 million in 2021 on products containing at least one Fairtrade-certified ingredient, almost double compared to 2019 (€320 million).