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09/07/2012

Fair Trade USA Extends Certification Services to Canadian Brands under Globally-Registered Label

Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, is offering Fair Trade certification services for products sold in Canada under a globally-registered label.  This cross-border expansion is designed to deliver more impact to more farmers and workers by offering a simple labeling solution to companies working with Fair Trade USA in multiple countries. 
09/06/2012

New Co-op Link Project Helps Cooperatives Face Challenges in Productivity, Quality, and Access to Finance

In the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, small-scale coffee producers face a level of poverty that keeps many families from accessing basic healthcare, education, clean water and the fundamental business capacity needed to thrive in competitive international markets.
08/31/2012

Eight Hundred Small Farmers in Colombia and Costa Rica Earn Fair Trade Certification

OAKLAND, Calif.
08/15/2012

Social Entrepreneur Recognized for his Work to Fight Poverty in Farming Communities

Oakland, CA - August 15, 2012 - Paul Rice, President & CEO of Fair Trade USA, has been announced as one of five finalists for the Entrepreneur of 2012 contest presented by The UPS Store®, the most prestigious award bestowed upon entrepreneurs today.
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