Fair Trade Certified products gain momentum in North American markets, helping shoppers make every purchase matter
Oakland, CA (March 5, 2014) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, today announces the launch of over 50 new Fair Trade Certified™ apparel and consumer packaged goods (CPG) products in the first quarter of 2014, delivering more sustainable choices to consumers. These new products add to the 300 Fair Trade Certified CPG items launched in 2013 alone.
Amid coconut boom, Fair Trade certification empowers farmers and workers to improve their lives and protect the environment
Oakland, Calif. (February 19, 2014) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, today announces the launch of Fair Trade Certified™ coconut products into the global market. Beginning with coconut waters and oils, Fair Trade USA welcomes the versatile nut into its offerings with the aim of improving the lives of small-scale coconut farmers, and protecting workers in coconut processing facilities.
Patagonia to be one of the first major outdoor-clothing companies to offer Fair Trade Certified™ apparel; inaugural collection available in Fall 2014.
VENTURA and OAKLAND, California. (October 22, 2013) - Patagonia Inc., the outdoor apparel company, is proud to announce its plans to offer Fair Trade Certified™ apparel starting with nine styles in the Fall 2014 season.
Fair Trade USA and Partners Urge Americans to Be Fair
Oakland, Ca. (October 1, 2013) – It’s Fair Trade Month and the results are in. Philadelphia reigns as the Fairest City in America, according to the 2013 Be Fair Survey, with Boston and Dallas-Fort Worth following closely behind. To kick off Fair Trade Month, Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, celebrates America’s fairest cities and reminds consumers to Be Fair by choosing Fair Trade when they shop.