One of the major benefits that the fair trade movement has given producers is that it has promoted...Read More
Category: Fair Trade Products
The Story of Fair trade Coffee and What it Really Means
Although there are now many Fairtrade products available on the shelves of stores the movement began with what may still be the offering most familiar to consumers if you ask them about the initiative; fair trade coffee.
Global Coffee Facts
Legend has it that the fact that the beans from the coffee bean tree could be used to create a tasty and energizing beverage was first discovered by weary goat-herders in the Kaffa province of Ethiopia. Although that story is not formally documented the fact that 12th century Yemenites seeking a way to stay up all night to pray turned to coffee to do so is. And the rest, as they say, is history. By the 16th century, coffee was being widely consumed in Africa and the East and it had even made its way to Europe where it quickly became the fashionable choice of the wealthy.Read More
Fair trade products are not limited to purely raw materials but can also involve other types like composite products. We all know that coffee, flour, rice, sugar and tea are considered as purely fair trade products. They can...Read More
To anyone wishing to be a fair trade retailer the steps you need to follow are similar as establishing your own business. The main benefit is that you not only earn profits but help producers and workers in developing countries....Read More
Being a fair trade wholesaler is more difficult that a retailer because of the function of being an intermediary in the supply and distribution chain of the products. One has to deal with both sides of the chain, from the...Read More
I think I’ve stumbled across the most unique fair trade product ever! Please let me know of any other interesting Fair Trade Products that you come across, I’d love to find out more about them. I’m sure there are...Read More
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