By Mary Jo Cook, Chief Impact Officer, FairTrade USA
Published in Partnership with Reuters AlertNet and in advance of the 2013 Skoll World Forum. Watch the live stream April 10-12 by clicking here.
Small-scale farmers in Central America threatened by aggressive roya outbreak; businesses and coffee drinkers encouraged to take action
OAKLAND, Calif.,March 28, 2013 - Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit organization and the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, today launched a new initiative to help small-scale farmers fight the devastating outbreak of coffee leaf rust in Central America.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.announced that another one of its best-selling coffees, Green Mountain Coffee® Nantucket Blend®, is now 100-percent Fair Trade Certified™.
Hershey Announces Milestones to Achieve 100% Certified Cocoa by 2020
‘A Watershed Moment for Our Industry to Work Together With Cocoa Growing Nations to Increase Opportunities for Farmers’