1. Coffee News Recap, 21 Jul: Fairtrade Int increases minimum prices

    Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories.
    Perfect Daily Grind
  2. Reasons Not To Take Chocolate For Granted

    The global chocolate industry involves complex ethical and socioeconomic issues as well future uncertainties. There is hope, but we should not take this treat for granted
  3. Edinburgh recognised as a Fair Trade city with new certification

    The Edinburgh Fairtrade City Steering Group has announced that its Fairtrade Community Status has been renewed for three years until 2026.  Edinburgh has been a Fairtrade Community since 2004 and t…
    The Edinburgh Reporter
  4. Consumer Support for Fairtrade Products Remains Strong Despite Global Cost of Living

    Consumers all over the world are staying loyal to Fairtrade as the most visible and trusted ethical label, according to recent research findings by GlobeScan an | Consumers all over the world are staying loyal to Fairtrade. In fact, close to three in five (56 percent) of shoppers surveyed in 12 countries said they were willing to pay more for a…
    World Tea News
  5. Ciranda develops three new syrups sourced from agave and tapioca

    The provider of certified organic, non‐GMO, and Fairtrade food ingredients has launched three new syrups to help CPG brands and product developers create new products that meet consumer demand for less sugar in their diets.
  6. BSI/ASR and Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association Still at Odds Over Fairtrade Premiums

    BSI/ASR and Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association Still at Odds Over Fairtrade Premiums
    Love FM Belize News & Music Power
  7. Don't Buy mwb fairtrade Wertpapierhandelsbank AG (ETR:MWB) For Its Next Dividend Without Doing These Checks

    Don't Buy mwb fairtrade Wertpapierhandelsbank AG (ETR:MWB) For Its Next Dividend Without Doing These Checks
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    mwb fairtrade Wertpapierhandelsbank AG ( ETR:MWB ) stock is about to trade ex-dividend in 4 days. The ex-dividend date...
    Yahoo Sports
  9. Fair Trade USA Keeps Coffee Premiums Steady, Studies Revamp

    Fair trade coffee has been in the spotlight in 2023 after Fairtrade International, based in Germany, announced in March that it would lift its coffee minimum price and organic differential starting August 1.
    STiR Coffee and Tea Magazine | Global Business Insight on Coffee and Tea
  10. What happens when you charge more for ethical products?

    Could more ethical pricing structures encourage consumers to pay greater heed to the environmental and social costs of global supply chains?
  11. Library staff presented with Toilet Twinned Town certificates

    Members of the Scarborough, Malton, and District Soroptimist club, along with the Malton and Norton Fairtrade group, have presented Toilet Twinned…
    Gazette & Herald
  12. Kenyan coffee farmers already experiencing climate change: Fairtrade reports

    A new study published by the Fairtrade Foundation warns that 93 per cent of Fairtrade coffee farmers are already experiencing climate change.
    Global Coffee Report
  13. Morrisons takes surprise win on ethical Grocer 33 basket

    All the products in this week's shopping basket were either from B Corp suppliers or had ethical credentials
    The Grocer
  14. Fair Trade USA freezes coffee prices and premiums until the end of 2023

    The non-profit will not follow Fairtrade International in increasing its Minimum Price for coffee this year, with more than 600 Fairtrade coffee producer organisations urging a reversal of the decision
    World Coffee Portal
  15. EU ponders groundbreaking rules to help smallholder farmers

    The EU institutions are negotiating a directive for due diligence by EU and non-EU companies. Strong rules aligning with global business and human rights standards ensure sustainable practices. Fairtrade urges EU member states to prioritise smallholder farmers' rights and perspectives.
  16. ‘They have been very good to us’: Fairtrade group laments loss of town supermarket

    A Fairtrade group has reflected on the loss of a town supermarket which they said did a lot for the organisation.
    Suffolk News
  17. 'A higher purpose' - Cordillera Chocolates launches new sustainability initiative for female cocoa farmers in Colombia

    The importance to the cocoa sector of female farmers has been increasingly recognised in the past decade with the introduction of specific support for female-led Fairtrade cooperatives in West Africa, along with initiatives from other actors in different regions of the cocoa-growing world. Last month ConfectioneryNews attended the launch of…
  18. Fairtrade sees record number of women training as cocoa farmers in West Africa

    Record numbers of women are gaining training in advanced cocoa farming techniques in Ghana and Ivory Coast-based sessions, amid ongoing major challenges, according to the Fairtrade Foundation's latest studies, reports Neill Barston.