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08/03/2012

Fair Trade Coffee Cooperatives in Peru and Colombia Receive Funding to Address Key Challenges in Quality and Productivity

OAKLAND, Calif. (August 3, 2012) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, has announced the first two winners of its new Cooperative Small Grants Program, which offers Fair Trade Certified™ coffee cooperatives access to funding for specific capacity-building projects. The winners, APROCASSI from Peru and ASOPROKAN from Colombia, were awarded a combined $40,428 to improve crop productivity and quality management.
08/01/2012
What is Empowerment? Our Principal’s Visit to Fair Trade USA in Colombia by Ana Zacapa We often hear the term empowerment, but wonder what it really actually means. When I recently visited Skoll Awardee Fair Trade USA in northern Colombia, I saw it firsthand.
06/07/2012
Leading Bottled Tea Company Supports Fair Trade USA’s New “Fair Trade for All” Vision
06/06/2012
LONGMONT, Colo., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Madhava Natural Sweeteners, the company that first introduced agave to the U.S. market a decade ago, announced its Raw Organic Agave Nectar is now Fair Trade Certified(TM).
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