Fair Trade Certification is a Strong Part of prAna’s Commitment to Clothing with Conscience
CARLSBAD, CA (October 1, 2015) — prAna – the first major apparel company in North America to offer Fair Trade Certified™ styles in partnership with Fair Trade USA – is excited to celebrate Fair Trade Month again this October. This season, prAna has 37 styles in the collection that are Fair Trade Certified. A Fair Trade Certified label signifies a good product, made with good practices.
In honor of October’s Fair Trade Month, BJ’s Wholesale Club announces today the expansion of its Fair Trade Certified™ selection to include 11 ground and whole bean coffee varieties from its own brand Wellsley Farms™.
“From the lush mountains of Indonesia to the highlands of Guatemala, we travel the world to deliver Fair Trade Certified™ coffee to our Members while ensuring farmers receive fair-minded prices for their harvests,” said Melissa O’Brien, coffee buyer for BJ’s Wholesale Club.
First Ever Fair Trade Certified™ Seafood and New Home Goods Items Hit Retail Shelves
Oakland, CA. (October 1, 2015) – To kick off Fair Trade Month, Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, announces the expansion of Fair Trade Certified™ products across several categories, including home goods and apparel, and the launch of a new category: seafood. In 2015, Fair Trade USA partnered with 74 new companies (for a total of 1019), and helped launch hundreds of new Fair Trade Certified products into the North American market.