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10/01/2009

Campaign Designed to Unite Consumer Advocates, Retailers and Manufacturers and Raise Awareness of Fair Trade through National Campaigns, Local Events and Online Promotions

Oakland, Calif. (October 1, 2009) - October is Fair Trade Month, and TransFair USA, the only independent, third-party certifier of Fair Trade Certified products in the United States, is pleased to announce a full line-up of local, grassroots events celebrating this year’s theme: “31 Days, 31 Ways.” 
09/22/2009

Commitment Partners will Work to Alleviate Poverty among Small-Scale Coffee Farmers in Rwanda

New York (September 22, 2009) - TransFair USA, the only third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, in partnership with the Cordes Foundation and Green Mountain Coffee today announced a Commitment to Action at the 2009 meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to fight poverty among small farmers in Rwanda by enabling them to sell more Fair Trade Certified coffee.
08/18/2009

Brazilian coffee farmers link with mass market coffee consumers

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (Aug. 18, 2009) - Today, Walmart, TransFair USA, SEBRAE-Minas Gerais and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced that a new Fair Trade Certified coffee from Brazil will be sold to Sam's Club members across the country. The two new Fair Trade Certified™ Member's Mark coffee options will be available in more than 600 Sam's Club locations in the United States.
05/07/2009
BOSTON, Mass. (May 7, 2009) On the morning of Wednesday, May 13, an estimated 20,000 T riders will be rewarded for their environmentally-friendly decision to use public transportation. Volunteers from TransFair USA, the non-profit that certifies Fair Trade Certified™ products in the United States, will distribute free coupons to be redeemed for hot or iced Fair Trade Certified™ Green Mountain Coffee® at Bruegger's Bakery-Cafés, plus a coupon worth $2.50 off a package of Green Mountain Coffee at local grocery stores.
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