1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 'Profoundly disappointing': KitKat cuts ties with Fairtrade

    Fairtrade label guarantees farmers get a set minimum price and a financial bonus
    the Guardian
  6. Campaigners make their voices heard

    Protestors in the north-east have joined the Keep Kit Kat Fairtrade campaign.
    Grampian Online
  7. Problem Solved #16: FairTrade talks reclaiming its status in a crowded market

    To mark the launch of our new manifesto – setting out The Drum’s editorial mission to help readers solve their problems – we’re christening today Solutions Day on thedrum.com. And to set the tone, over the course of 24 hours our team of worldwide journalists will be spotlighting 24 recent examples of times when our industry demonstrated…
    The Drum
  8. Murals in Denver, Los Angeles and Nashville Highlight Fairtrade Efforts

    The purchasing behaviors of coffee consumers in the COVID-19 era in the United States have turned, in a word, topsy-turvy. In an attempt to refocus consumers and draw attention to Fair Trade Month …
    Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
  9. Campaigners present Nestlé with petition over ending Fairtrade KitKat deal - Confectionery Production

    Campaigners have protested at the UK headquarters of Nestlé, handing over a petition signed by 300,000 against the company's move away from Fairtrade cocoa sourcing for its KitKat brand, reports Neill Barston.
    Confectionery Production
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Fairtrade takes living wage action

    Group has proposed a plan to achieve living wages for workers on Fairtrade-certified plantations
    fruitnet.com
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. “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
  17. 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
  18. 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