1. How Fairtrade Protects Company Supply Chains — and Brand Reputations

    We caught up with Peg Willingham, newly minted Executive Director of Fairtrade America, to clear up the confusion around the concept of “fair trade”; and hear why Fairtrade is more important than ever.
    Sustainable Brands
  2. Here's Why KitKat Can't Say 'Black Lives Matter' While Abandoning Fairtrade

    After Nestlé ditched Fairtrade this summer, we’re saying enough is enough.
    Global Citizen
  3. Fairtrade takes living wage action

    Group has proposed a plan to achieve living wages for workers on Fairtrade-certified plantations
    fruitnet.com
  4. Fairtrade America Launches "Choose Fairtrade: Choose The World You Want" Campaign To Raise Awareness Of Fairtrade's Positive Impacts

    /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of October as Fair Trade Month, Fairtrade America is launching a national campaign to generate broader awareness for how a simple...
    prnewswire.com
  5. KitKat: Petition delivered to Nestle opposing Fairtrade removal

    The manufacturers of KitKat bars announced in June it would no longer be linked to Fairtrade.
    BBC News
  6. Fairtrade participating in Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly program

    Fairtrade is participating in Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly program, making it easier for customers to shop for more sustainable products on Amazon, including many Fairtrade-certified goods.
    candyindustry.com
  7. “From 5 to 75% fairtrade bananas in 10 years”

    In 2007, Banafood Services GmbH opened a new, independent banana ripening facility in Germany. It’s just over the border from a Dutch cooperative in Venlo, the Netherlands. It's a new…
    freshplaza.com
  8. Working Paper 40: The groundnuts fairtrade arrangement and its spillover effects on agricultural commercialisation and household welfare outcomes

    Empirical evidence from central Malawi
    GOV.UK
  9. Fairtrade unveils plans for major rebrand of its activities - Confectionery Production

    Fairtrade has begun a major rebrand to reinforce the scale of its global work, including in cocoa communities reports Neill Barston
    Confectionery Production
  10. Fairtrade America joins Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly program

    Fairtrade America has announced it is participating in Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly program, making it easier for customers to discover and shop for more sustainable products on the online shopping channel, including many Fairtrade-certified goods.
    confectionerynews.com
  11. Fairtrade Foundation calls on UK companies to back greater due diligence of global supply chains

    Fairtrade Foundation calls on UK firms to increase efforts to tackle human rights violations in global supply chains, reports Neill Barston
    Confectionery Production
  12. Sierra Leone cocoa farmers secure Fairtrade-certified export licence

    A farmer-led organisation from Sierra Leone has directly exported forest-friendly cocoa beans to the Fairtrade market for the first time.
    confectionerynews.com
  13. Fairtrade’s fight to reclaim leadership as multinationals in-house certification

    As Fairtrade embarks on a total brand refresh at the beginning of a five-year plan, its head of brand and marketing sat down with The Drum to explain how it is connecting with its activist roots to harvest sales in a market at risk of overcrowding.
    The Drum
  14. Fairtrade Foundation receives UK government grants to help cocoa farmers with COVID-19 relief

    The Fairtrade Foundation has announced it has secured major UK government funding and backing from Mondelēz International to support cocoa producers in West Africa hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
    confectionerynews.com
  15. A Fairtrade story: Celebrating the history of Traidcraft - Co-operative News

    Sarah Alldred, international programmes manager at the Co-operative College, looks at an inspiring new study of the origins of Fairtrade
    Co-operative News
  16. Fairtrade bananas high on UK shopping lists

    Fairtrade is committed to raising incomes and living standards for producers in the global south. On Banana Lovers Day today, Fairtrade is celebrating the UK’s love affair with bananas. The…
    freshplaza.com
  17. Waitrose runs Fairtrade banana pilot

    Initiative in the Dominican Republic aims to boost workers' lives, and is revealed as part of Banana Lovers Day celebrations
    fruitnet.com
  18. The Fairtrade Foundation gains key grants including support for Ghana cocoa farmers - Confectionery Production

    The Fairtrade Foundation has won two out of eight grants launched today by the UK Government, including  an agricultural support scheme backed by Mondelēz International in Ghana assisting cocoa producers in developing countries during the coronavirus pandemic.