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In the coffee farming business, the difference between producing low-value mediocre coffee and high-quality coffee with the potential to command a strong price can be something as simple as a cement drying patio.
This past June, the TransFair USA floral team exhibited at the SuperFloral Show, the biggest tradeshow of the year for the floral industry. For top buyers in the industry, we explained how Fair Trade Certified is a vehicle and movement for companies to increase sales by marketing sustainability and good ethics in a down economy