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01/27/2017

Reflections from Fair Trade USA

The Weather Channel and Telemundo have released a new investigation called “The Source: The Human Cost Hidden Within a Cup of Coffee." This work sheds light on a disheartening and serious reality in the coffee industry--that child labor not only exists, but is often necessary for families to survive. Though the farms covered in the report are not Fair Trade Certified, we have a collective responsibility to engage in dialogue and work toward meaningful solutions.
01/19/2017
ELMSFORD, New York (January 19, 2017) - Barrie House coffee portfolio is now a majority of organic fair trade and is transitioning most of its current products to organic fair trade coffees. The small-batch, artisanal roaster makes hundreds of different coffees and has consistently maintained to understand their customers’ palates and sensibilities. Through the years Barrie House has included more and more certified coffees and has become a certified organic manufacturer.
01/05/2017
Elmsford, NY. January 5, 1017.  Today Barrie House announced that it has sponsored a special productivity and quality project of 2,500 sacks of organic fertilizer to strengthen Fair Trade organic production of all GUAYA’B in Jacaltenango, Guatemala cooperative members.
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