1. “We are seeing a reduction in Fairtrade sales volumes that is taking a severe toll on our profitability”

    The organic and Fair Trade banana sector of Piura, Peru, will be present in Berlin this April hand in hand with Promperú, the Ministry of Agriculture, the NGO CEDEPAS Norte Piura and the…
    freshplaza.com
  2. Leading sustainable jewellery brand Lebrusan Studio urges industry to boycott Russian diamonds and join them in commitment to traceability

    As an ethical jewellery brand, we stand strongly against precious materials that facilitate exploitation or conflict of any kind. Lebrusan Studio calls on the jewellery industry to join us in taking a...
    ResponseSource Press Release Wire
  3. Cash boost for Dominican cocoa to promote chocolate consumption

    The Dominican Republic is one of the leading exporters of Fairtrade organic cocoa in the world – and is also known for its unique, high-quality beans.
    confectionerynews.com
  4. Vegan-friendly pants? Ethical posturing is easy to mock but it’s still a force for good

    As someone who writes for newspapers, it is always a pleasant surprise to find a newsagent opening up. Just off Oxford Street in the West End of London, I stumb
    thetimes.co.uk
  5. Americans Look to 3rd-Party Certifications to Align Purchases with Their Values - WholeFoods Magazine

    Washington, DC—Fairtrade America, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Non-GMO Project co-hosted an in-person educational panel at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim. The talk, titled, “Little Labels, Big Impact: How Certifications Can Increase Sales and Protect People and the Planet,” was facilitated by RangeMe and discussed…
    WholeFoods Magazine
  6. ‘The Chocolate War’: CPH:DOX Review

    Miki Mistrati's third documentary on the ethical failures of the chocolate industry focuses on child trafficking to the Ivory Coast
    Screen
  7. Ethical sourcing is becoming the norm for natural ingredients in cosmetics

    Ethical sourcing is becoming the norm for natural ingredients in the cosmetics industry. The growing use of natural ingredients is making cosmetic companies and raw material suppliers invest in ethical sourcing programmes, found Ecovia Intelligence. A wide range of natural ingredients are now used in cosmetic and personal care products.…
    Premium Beauty News
  8. Fairtrade International Unveils Global Resources for Climate Adaptation in Coffee

    Fairtrade International and its United States branch Fairtrade America are sharing lessons culled from three years of work involving coffee farmers in Kenya as part of the group’s Climate Aca…
    Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
  9. Cocoa Coalition proposes amendments to EU bill on deforestation

    The Cocoa Coalition of chocolate companies - Ferrero, Hershey, Mars Wrigley, Mondelēz International, Nestle, and Tony's Chocolonely - alongside Fairtrade International and Rainforest Alliance, broadly welcomes any new EU legislation regarding the import and export of certain commodities – while proposing new amendments to the bill.
    foodnavigator.com
  10. Why I swapped my iPhone for a €600 ethical Fairphone

    The Fairphone is top of the ethical phone table according to Ethical Consumer, but it’s also a beautiful bit of technology.
    euronews
  11. East Kilbride primary schools will show off their artistic talents

    Pupils' art work and poems will be on show at the Fairtrade coffee afternoon on Saturday, April 2
    InYourArea.co.uk
  12. Dalgety Bay youngsters get wordy to support Fairtrade

    YOUNGSTERS in Dalgety Bay showed off their Fairtrade knowledge for a special essay competition.
    Dunfermline Press
  13. GEL Inaugurates Crèche For Workers’ Children In Kasunya | News Ghana

    A crèche facility has been inaugurated at the Golden Exotic Limited (GEL) at Kasunya in the Shai-Osudoku District of the Greater Accra Region. The facility was sponsored by Fairtrade Premium Committee (FPC), a global movement that addresses the injustices of conventional trade, to fulfill a promise made to the workers.…
    News Ghana
  14. “Our sales of organic bananas have increased by 45% in three years”

    Since 2014, Carrefour has decided to make a strong commitment to one of the flagship products of the fruit and vegetable department. “We have chosen to promote our offer of fairtrade organic…
    freshplaza.com
  15. Jewelry’s Responsible Future Is on the Horizon

    It’s time to get ready for Gen Z’s questions about ethical issues in the industry.
    INSTOREMAG.COM
  16. Council Briefs: Promoting Fairtrade in Finglas, and a New Playground in Kilmore West

    These were among the issues councillors discussed at recent council meetings of their North West and North Central Area committees.
    Dublin Inquirer
  17. Neston Group Express Thanks for a Successful Fundraiser for Traidcraft Exchange

    The Neston Fairtrade Town Group's Big Brew Fundraiser at Neston Methodist Church and Community Centre's Welcome Cafe raised £125 for Traidcraft Exchange.
    aboutmyarea.co.uk
  18. How UK shoppers can buy beautifully ethical flowers

    British-grown blooms have a lower carbon footprint, and plastic-free delivery is now an option