Fair Trade USA’s 2010 Almanac Highlights Reflects Dramatic Growth in Fair Trade Certified Organic Imports and Community Investments
OAKLAND, California (April 25, 2011) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today releases its 2010 Almanac. With more than 9,500 Fair Trade Certified™ consumer products offered by more than 700 industry partners at more than 60,000 retail locations, this yearly report serves as a barometer for the health and growth of Fair Trade in the United States.
A few weeks ago I took a drive down to Orange County to check out the Natural Products Expo West 2011, one of the world's largest natural, organic and healthy products trade show with more than 3,500 exhibitors and more than 58,000 attendees inside 1 million square feet of exhibition halls at the Anaheim Convention Center. I spent four hours wandering the aisles, tasting samples and talking to exhibitors, and by the time I left the show, I was pretty buzzed.
“Wake up the World” Campaign Calls on Americans to Enjoy a Fair Trade Breakfast to Show Support for Farmers and Farm Workers in Developing Countries
Oakland, CA (April 13, 2011) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, invites Americans to enjoy a Fair Trade Breakfast in honor of World Fair Trade Day on Saturday, May 14.