1. As Production Costs Soar, Fairtrade Raises Banana Prices in Support of Farmers - Perishable News

    Fairtrade has announced new minimum prices for bananas in an effort to cushion banana farmers from the impact of skyrocketing production and living costs. ...
    Perishable News
  2. ‘Misleading’: Ethical leaders Etiko, Outland Denim and Joyya boycott Ethical Fashion Guide 2022

    Etiko’s founder Nick Savaidis says the Ethical Fashion Guide uses a flawed rating system that gives some fashion brands a pass when they should receive a fail.
  3. Fairtrade plans banana price increase to help farmers cope with inflation - Produce Business UK

    Because of inflation and increased costs of shipping, global certification group Fairtrade has announced a pending 20% average rise in banana prices to help farmers struggling financially. A robust 15% will go toward offsetting the expenses being incurred by producers who export directly. The other 4.5% will go toward the rising costs at farms in…
    Produce Business UK
  4. Harsh truths are necessary if Fairtrade is to change the lives of the very poor

    Consumers need to know who benefits from projects supported by the premium they pay
    the Guardian
  5. Fairtrade accused of failing to deliver benefits to African farmworkers

    Government-backed study claims that wages on officially certified markets are below what is paid by comparable employers
    the Guardian
  6. Fairtrade is an unjust movement that serves the rich | Ndongo Samba Sylla

    In this extract from The Fair Trade Scandal, Ndongo Samba Sylla argues that the narrow approach of Fairtrade puts its financial rewards out of reach for many developing countries
    the Guardian
  7. UK falls in love again with Fairtrade bananas and coffee

    British public support for ethical label lifts sales of Fairtrade goods for the first time since 2013
    the Guardian
  8. Move by UK supermarkets threatens to bring Fairtrade crashing down

    Tesco is to join Sainsbury’s in changing the branding of some ‘fairly traded’ products
    the Guardian
  9. Fairtrade only really benefits supermarkets. A rethink is needed | Ndongo Samba Sylla

    The Fairtrade movement offers too few benefits to rural producers of the global south, writes Ndongo Samba Sylla, a Senegalese development economist
    the Guardian
  10. Green & Black’s new bar shows Fairtrade is under threat. But we still need it | Lucy Siegle

    Big food companies’ own ethical standards won’t solve the problems of global trade says Lucy Siegle, a journalist who writes about ethical living
    the Guardian
  11. Fairtrade chief defends cocoa sourcing scheme with Cadbury owner

    Michael Gidney insists farmers will not be worse off under Cocoa Life partnership with Mondelēz
    the Guardian
  12. Fairtrade Kenyan roses project audited amid corruption fears

    Supplier of cut flowers to UK supermarkets including Sainsbury’s and Morrisons orders inquiry into distribution of funds
    the Guardian
  13. Fairtrade was going to save the world: now consumers fight to keep it going

    Supermarkets now largely set their own ‘ethical’ production standards, and only a few big employers follow Fairtrade principles. So consumers must vote with their purses
    the Guardian
  14. Is fair trade finished?

    The long read: Fairtrade changed the way we shop. But major companies have started to abandon it and set up their own in-house imitations – threatening the very idea of fair trade
    the Guardian
  15. Have a heart, KitKat, don't break with Fairtrade

    Nestlé is big in York, but the city is fighting the brand’s decision to make life harder for African cocoa farmers
    the Guardian
  16. 'Profoundly disappointing': KitKat cuts ties with Fairtrade

    Fairtrade label guarantees farmers get a set minimum price and a financial bonus
    the Guardian
  17. Fairtrade urges UK shoppers not to abandon it in ‘race to the bottom’

    Ethical group says developing world farmers are struggling with a hit to both living and production costs
    the Guardian

    Divine Chocolate, the world’s first and only Fairtrade, B-Corp certified Ethical Premium chocolate brand that is co-owned by cocoa farmers, announced today that