Jennifer Gallegos Brings More Than Ten Years of Coffee Experience to Position
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, (July 7, 2010) – TransFair USA, the leading independent, third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, announces Jennifer R. Gallegos as its new Director of Business Development, Coffee. In this role, Gallegos will help to increase the rapidly growing Fair Trade coffee business, which grew 25 percent in the United States in 2009 despite the economic recession. Additionally, Gallegos will work to expand TransFair USA’s producer network and help current producers develop new programs and products to appeal to U.S.
Attendees at the Specialty Coffee Association of America's 22nd Annual Symposium & Exposition Tasted and Voted CECOVASA Cooperative as Producers of the Top Coffee
OAKLAND, CA, (April 28, 2010) - TransFair USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, congratulates the Fair Trade Certified™ CECOVASA Coffee Cooperative of Peru for winning top honors in the 2010 Roasters Guild Coffees of the Year Competition at the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s (SCAA) 22nd Annual Exposition & Symposium, April 16 – 18, 2010 in Anaheim, Calif. CECOVASA’s coffee was awarded best Peruvian coffee of the year, and was then selected for the People's Choice Award.
Global Exchange and TransFair USA Offer a Fun & Educational International Travel Opportunity to Experience the Benefits of Fair Trade Firsthand During Reality Tour
OAKLAND, CA, (April 28, 2010) - Global Exchange and TransFair USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, unite to offer an eye-opening international travel experience in Nicaragua this July. The nine-day Reality Tour includes the opportunity to live and work with family farmers on a Fair Trade Certified™ coffee farm and to visit non-Fair Trade farms to show first-hand the social, economic and environmental benefits of Fair Trade.
TransFair USA's 2009 Almanac Highlights Fair Trade Imports, Additional Income and Community Investment Data
OAKLAND, CA, (April 15, 2010) - TransFair USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, enters the new decade on the heels of a record year for the Fair Trade movement. Today TransFair USA releases its annual Almanac. The 2009 edition showcases record volumes of Fair Trade Certified imports, Fair Trade expansion into popular new product categories, and reflects a surge in consumer demand and increased brand recognition for the Fair Trade Certified goods.