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08/19/2015

Growth mirrors rising demand for fruits & vegetables that empower farm workers

Oakland, CA (August 19, 2015) – Imports of Fair Trade Certified™ produce rose 26% in 2014, as reported by Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America.
08/17/2015

Reflections on new study from Tulane University

Fair Trade does not simply aim to prohibit child labor, it aims to eliminate reliance on child labor by making cocoa farming a viable profession for generations to come.  
07/21/2015
Oakland, CA (July 21, 2015)—Today Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, announced that Pierre Ferrari, Chief Executive Officer of Heifer International, has been elected to the nonprofit organization’s Board of Directors.
04/27/2015

Fair Trade Certified gifts of clothing, home goods, chocolate, roses, tea and coffee improve the lives of moms around the world

Celebrating Mother’s Day this year can be made even more meaningful when shoppers honor mothers from around the world through their Fair Trade purchases.  Promoting the many ways that Fair Trade benefits mothers, Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit and the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products, today launched a new campaign, Moms Make a World of Difference.
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