1. Campaigners make their voices heard

    Protestors in the north-east have joined the Keep Kit Kat Fairtrade campaign.
    Grampian Online
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Fairtrade takes living wage action

    Group has proposed a plan to achieve living wages for workers on Fairtrade-certified plantations
    fruitnet.com
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. “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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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.