“Supporters believe that Fair Trade makes a significant positive impact in the world”
What is Fair Trade?
Fair Trade Products
Benefits of Fair Trade
Fair Trade Shoes
Disadvantages of Fair Trade
Fair Trade products are a part of a program started by people that wanted to use their purchasing power to make sure that tiny farmers, crafters and artisans had the prospect to compete with bigger corporations and make a good wage doing it. Any small company that...
Should I take out and products that support workers in Third World countries by buying Fairtrade labelled products albeit these goods normally travel thousands of miles from Asia, Africa, South America or South East Asia? What if these foods were produced with the...
Buying Fair Trade products is more important than ever to keep communities growing and sustaining the people who live there. There is a lot of competition for consumer dollars right now. Many people are watching the bottom line very carefully and trying to get the...
A great perspective on Fairtrade in the Phillippines. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBTrAYpzbQY
What is Fairtrade and Why Should You Care?
No doubt you’ve seen the Fairtrade label on goods and products in supermarkets, grocery stores, maybe even clothing and home goods stores, more than once or twice before. You may have even purchased one or two Fairtrade products in the past. But how much do you really know about the concept behind the label and what it really means to the both you, the consumer and the people who bring the product to you in the first place?
A Helping Hand, Not Charity
Some people mistakenly believe that Fairtrade is a charitable effort of some sort, the kind that disperses aid to the disadvantaged. That could not, however, be further from the truth. Fairtrade is all about business but also about securing fair pricing, better working conditions and greater independence for farmers and workers from all over the world.