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"26.10.2016 19:01:51" Timeline Photos Every time you buy #Fairtrade chocolate, you take a stand to help stop child labour. Want to learn more? Visit: http://fairtr.de/choosefairtrade #Takeastand #Choosefairtrade
"25.10.2016 19:00:59" http://fairtr.de/tN Fairtrade certifies first artisanal small-scale mining cooperative in Africa Africa's first Fairtrade certified gold cooperative offers hope to gold miners living in poverty. Syanyonja Artisan Miners' Alliance has become Africa's first #Fairtrade Certified gold co-operative, offering hope to gold miners living in poverty. Find out what this means for them:
"24.10.2016 01:00:20" http://fairtr.de/tt Choose Fairtrade and take a stand Fairtrade. Choose Fairtrade tea, coffee and chocolate to take a stand against worker exploitation Hey Fairtrade chocolate lovers, don't feel guilty about indulging in that mid-avo snack! By choosing Fairtrade certified chocolate like Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers you're ensuring children of cocoa farmers receive an education! That feels good, doesn't
"21.10.2016 20:00:54" http://fairtr.de/uc Choose Fairtrade and take a stand Fairtrade. Choose Fairtrade tea, coffee and chocolate to take a stand against worker exploitation Every time you take a sip of #fairtrade coffee you're taking a stand to ensure farmers in developing countries receive fair pay! Tell us what your favourite #fairtrade product is and you'll go in the draw to #win x2 bags of Inca-Fe filter coffee! Winner
"19.10.2016 19:01:09" http://fairtr.de/uM Choose Fairtrade and take a stand Fairtrade. Choose Fairtrade tea, coffee and chocolate to take a stand against worker exploitation To pour another cup of coffee or not to pour? That's the toughest question you'll have to ask knowing your purchase of Fairtrade coffee beans is supporting farmers to receive fair pay!
#Takeastand #Choosefairtrade #Coffee
"18.10.2016 20:00:38" http://fairtr.de/u1 New Zealand's first #Fairtrade Climate Neutral coffee has launched! Keep an eye out for it in your local Countdown Supermarkets under their Marco brand! Want to know more? Check out:
"17.10.2016 19:00:46" For the next three weeks, we'll be revealing how you can support Fairtrade farmers by simply purchasing Fairtrade certified products. From taking a stand to help stop child labour to ensuring farmers are paid fairly, it's never been easier to make a
"16.10.2016 20:00:00" http://fairtr.de/uQ media.giphy.com We believe in eradicating poverty through fair terms of trade.
"15.10.2016 20:00:45" http://fairtr.de/ud BLOG The Hunger Games: achieving zero hunger requires making trade fair Achieving zero hunger requires making trade fair To mark #WorldFoodDay, our CEO, Molly Harriss Olson, explores the role of Fairtrade in achieving food security and ending hunger.
"14.10.2016 06:46:09" http://fairtr.de/us Where Fairtrade works | There are over 1.6 million farmers and workers across 74 countries involved in Fairtrade. Want to know where in the world Fairtrade is active? Check out this
great interactive map!
"12.10.2016 20:30:09" Timeline Photos With thousands of Fairtrade products available, its never been easier to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged farmers in developing countries. Next week, we'll be revealing how you can take a stand and protest with your purchase so keep your
"11.10.2016 20:30:19" http://fairtr.de/uu Impact of Hurricane Mathew in Colombia Hurricane Mathew struck the northern coast of Colombia on October 1, 2016. In the departments of Guajira and Magdalena, strong winds and torrential rains have left nearly 14,000 people affected. Cr… Hurricane Mathew has hit a lot of our Fairtrade certified cooperative living in Colombia! For those of you who are able, please donate to help with the cleanup efforts: http://fairtr.de/uu
"10.10.2016 21:00:40" Timeline Photos Today we're celebrating the achievements of ASOBAGRI cooperative, who've successfully installed a solar coffee dryer and have set up a factory for organic matter! These milestones will help improve the quality of their coffee and will provide members with
"08.10.2016 21:00:37" Timeline Photos Words from coffee producer, Nataniel Bolang, from Balibar community, on the effects of climate change in East Timor. Read more here: http://fairtr.de/Qn
"06.10.2016 20:00:37" http://fairtr.de/Qg Ansvar Fairtrade Cotton Backpacks First Fairtrade organic cotton backpack. Fairtrade & GOTS Certified. Introducing the world's first Fairtrade certified cotton rucksack - the Ansvar, which means “responsibility” in Norwegian. They're produced by Melawear and are available on Amazon http://fairtr.de/Ql
"04.10.2016 19:00:44" http://fairtr.de/QL The worst start to your Monday? The news that one day the world could run out of coffee A report says that coffee could become extinct due to climate change. Hilary finds out more. For those of you who were not up at the crack of dawn, on Monday, check out Pravin from our office on Breakfast TV, talking about the effects of climate change on coffee:
"03.10.2016 20:58:35" Timeline Photos We're celebrating the hard work of Unen Choit Cooperative Society, based in Papua New Guinea, this week! After years of dedication, they've achieved Fairtrade Certification! Read more here: http://bit.ly/2dNnSTY
"02.10.2016 21:30:04" theguardian.com We're workers, not slaves: a Bangladeshi woman's quest to change the fashion industry In the wake of the latest tragic factory incident in Bangladesh, Fairtrade spoke to garment worker Nazma Akter about workers' rights In the wake of the latest tragic factory incident in Bangladesh, Fairtrade Foundation spoke to garment worker, Nazma Akter about workers' rights. Read her powerful story here:
"30.09.2016 20:00:39" Timeline Photos But what if it was no longer available? New research, released in NZ, suggests this may be the bleak future for coffee drinkers around the world! Learn more: http://fairtr.de/Qd #Internationalcoffeeday #Reflection #Climatechange
"27.09.2016 20:30:50" For those of you who couldn't make it along to our exhibition held at The Depot Artspace in Devonport, check out the photos here and let us know your thoughts.
Exploring the journey behind a range of ethical products from the pacific and beyond, these Stori Bilong Fairtrade Exhibition For those of you who couldn't make it along to our exhibition held at The Depot Artspace in Devonport, check out the photos here and let us know your thoughts.
Exploring the journey behind a range of ethical products from the pacific and beyond, these
"26.09.2016 05:00:11" http://fairtr.de/Ew Africa does not need sympathy or aid, we need fair trade – Mahama tells UN | Africanews Ghana's president, John Dramani Mahama, has told the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that Africa is a continent on the rise and one that needs fair trade and not the usual aid and development a For those of you who missed it, check out the powerful speech made by the President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, delivered to the United Nations General Assembly last week.
"22.09.2016 21:45:13" http://fairtr.de/EM Fairtrade, creating sustainable change How is Fairtrade working to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Check out our strategy to see how our work around the world will help advance this important agenda. It's been one year since the United Nations developed the Sustainable Development Goals! How far have we come? Click here to see how Fairtrade is creating change:
"20.09.2016 20:00:50" Timeline Photos International Day of Peace, a time to reflect on how we support and promote peace, justice and strong institutions within Fairtrade: http://fairtr.de/EG
"18.09.2016 22:00:09" Timeline Photos Words from Cocoa Producer, Mary Appiah, from the Kuapa Kokoo Fairtrade cooperative in Ghana. #ChooseFairtrade this week!
"15.09.2016 19:00:43" http://fairtr.de/Es 5 Reasons Feminists Should Care About Fairtrade Do you call yourself a feminist? We're here to talk about two F-words today: feminism and Fairtrade, and how you can be one and support the other. Gender inequality remains a major barrier to human development globally. Thanks Ben & Jerry's for reminding everyone of the connection between Fairtrade & Feminism... (and frozen foods!)
"13.09.2016 21:21:20" stuff.co.nz Coffee roasting all about timing Do you know your single origin from your blends? The art of coffee roasting explained. From where they source Fairtrade certified beans to roasting times, Kokako Organic Coffee reveals how their speciality coffee roasting works, and what goes into to achieving the perfect cup of coffee. Nice one guys!
"06.09.2016 03:58:05" http://fairtr.de/23 Fairtrade Wants To Put Its Stamp On Conflict-Free Gold Fairtrade wants to put its stamp on conflict-free gold: 90% of the labor force involved in gold mining is artisanal, small-scale and vulnerable. Artisanal and small-scale mining is the second biggest employer in Africa. Fairtrade certification means small scale-miners meet standards for working conditions, health and safety, handling chemicals, women's rights, child labor and environmental
"02.09.2016 02:12:38" Attention Aucklanders: A Fairtrade Exhibition is opening up this weekend at @[145120812207552:274:The Depot Artspace] in Devonport! The exhibition will be launched by members of the Fairtrade New Zealand team from 2 - 3.30pm tomorrow and will run from 3 – Sneak Peak at Fairtrade Exhibition Attention Aucklanders: A Fairtrade Exhibition is opening up this weekend at The Depot Artspace in Devonport! The exhibition will be launched by members of the Fairtrade New Zealand team from 2 - 3.30pm tomorrow and will run from 3 – 21 September. Don't
"24.08.2016 04:29:03" http://fairtr.de/24 Clipper: celebrating two decades of Fairtrade green tea Sustainable Business | The Guardian. We work with just a handful of partner estates, all of which place great emphasis on the quality of life of workers and their families. Congratulations Clipper Teas on two decades of supporting farmers in India through your production of Fairtrade tea's.
"23.08.2016 03:25:08" http://fairtr.de/2E It's All Good - How the ethical banana came to New Zealand Bringing any new product to market is challenging. Creating an entirely new category in perishable fresh produce
and charging a premium is bananas.
by Andy Kenworthy.
All Good were the first to bring organically grown Fairtrade-certified bananas to New Beginning with selling Fairtrade bananas out of the car, now stocked on supermarket shelves across the country, the ambition and dedication of the Fairtrade banana story, you may call, bananas!
"21.08.2016 02:07:05" Timeline Photos These three Olympic countries are the top producers for the crops we need for the Fairtrade products we love. In 1st place, Colombia for their production of coffee beans, in 2nd place we have Ivory Coast for their production of cocoa and in 3rd place is
"19.08.2016 05:15:03" http://fairtr.de/Kk Origin of crops | CIAT Blog Explore the geographic origins of our food crops – where they were initially domesticated and evolved over time – and discover how important these “primary regions of diversity” are to our current diets and agricultural production areas. Read more about Where do our food crops come from? Find out through playing with these interactive graphics from CIAT!
"17.08.2016 02:00:19" http://fairtr.de/K7 The Olympic City becomes a Fair Trade City The Olympic City becomes a Fair Trade City Here's another reason for the eyes of the world to be on Rio - it's just been named a Fair Trade City! For that fair play we award Rio a gold medal!
"12.08.2016 05:20:07" http://bit.ly/MicrosoftEduConflictMinerals Fairtrade, Conflict Minerals & Smartphones Having watched my introductory video and learnt about Beyond the Bike, they will read my blog and then participate in a Q&A session linking my experiences to the above topic. Some follow up T&L resources are then available for them to do in class or Have room in your life to learn more about where our stuff comes from? Microsoft in Education is hosting a free online class titled: "Fairtrade, conflict minerals and smartphones." Exploring an important issue of our time, the making of technology.
"08.08.2016 01:40:04" Timeline Photos Today is Earth Overshoot Day and we're asking the question - how do you top-up a planet? Check out the Fairtrade blog for ideas on how you can #pledgefortheplanet too!
"02.08.2016 00:01:04" http://fairtr.de/Bg Earth Overshoot Day 2016 On August 8, 2016, we will have used as much from nature as our planet can renew in the whole year.
We use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate through overfishing, overharvesting forests and emitting more carbon dioxide into August 8th is 2016's Earth Overshoot Day- the day we will have used as much from nature as our planet can renew in the whole year. Now is a great time to learn more and make your #pledgefortheplanet by visiting the Earth Overshoot Day website.
"01.08.2016 04:50:04" Timeline Photos Could we all please just take a moment to admire this amazing plant artwork by Fairtrade Uttoxeter
"01.08.2016 01:30:11" http://fairtr.de/Ba Farmer visit leads to limited release Purosa Estate Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand has been working with small-scale farmers across a range of commodities – coffee, cocoa, coconuts, sugar and vanilla – in the Pacific since 2006. “Farmers just need the opportunity to do what they do best – to grow speciality coffee, sustainably and democratically.” Check out how Kokako Organic Coffee have worked with Fairtrade farmers in PNG to develop Purosa Estate Single Origin coffee.
"29.07.2016 01:36:08" http://bit.ly/FairtradeFAQ Frequently asked questions | Fairtrade Foundation Find answers to some of the questions that are frequently asked about Fairtrade. Any questions about #Fairtrade? Chances are they've been answered in the Fairtrade FAQ's. Find the answer! http://bit.ly/FairtradeFAQ
"28.07.2016 22:00:30" http://fairtr.de/BU New Zealand's most trusted brands for 2016 revealed | Scoop News For the fifth consecutive year, Whittaker's has been announced New Zealand's most trusted brand in an annual survey commissioned by Reader's Digest. Many congratulations to Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers! We're so proud to work with such a trusted and iconic Kiwi brand.
"28.07.2016 02:55:02" http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/en/media-centre/blog/2... 25 years on Fairtrade is still needed Anne Salter has been a Fairtrade campaigner for the past 15 years. She had the opportunity to meet several Fairtrade producers...... "We, as consumers, have the potential to improve the lives of thousands of people around the world, simply by choosing the right product in our shops. It's a simple message that 25 years later still stands, and is still desperately needed."
"27.07.2016 01:00:13" http://fairtr.de/BX Shining a light on the forgotten farmers in fashion's supply chain | Sustainable Business - Fairtrade partner zone | The Guardian The movement to end unethical fashion is building momentum and Fairtrade is demanding that cotton farmers get a fairer share of the industry's profits.
"25.07.2016 21:00:32" Timeline Photos Do you love chocolate?
Do you love it just a little more when you know it's fair?
If you also have a background in marketing and digital communications you might be just what we're after! We're looking for someone to join our team as the
"25.07.2016 04:45:04" http://fairtr.de/B2 Gold stars for fairness All that glisters is, of course, not gold ... and all that is gold doesn't necessarily shine, especially “dirty gold”. We wear it, we trade it and – if you're the sort of person who frequents the restaurants where gold leaf on food is the highest mark of Gold stars for fairness: Fairtrade gold, Lisa Sharkley's visit to a Fairtrade Gold mine in Peru. Story by The Independent .
"23.07.2016 00:31:03" Timeline Photos Sitting proudly on your supermarket shelves waiting for YOU to come take me home!
"22.07.2016 04:28:09" http://fairtr.de/g 6 things people get wrong about Fairtrade We've all heard them. The mate in the pub who sagely informs you that Fairtrade doesn't really help farmers, that it's a marketing scam designed to get people to pay more for basic products or to 'make middle class people feel better about themselves'. Big thanks to Fairtrade Foundation for this myth buster piece. Have a read and you might just discover something new about Fairtrade!
"22.07.2016 03:54:01" Timeline Photos
"21.07.2016 04:35:04" Timeline Photos The Fairtrade product journey
Image source: http://bit.ly/29ByqWk
"21.07.2016 03:48:00" fairtrade.net First Partners For Fairtrade Textile Standard and Programme The first textile manufacturers to sign up to the new Fairtrade Textile Standard have announced thei... The first partners have signed up to the new Fairtrade Textile Standard, which certifies the supply chain from seed to garment. “Such courageous commitment is precisely what we need to finally drive change in the textile industry.” - Dieter Overath, CEO
"20.07.2016 00:42:39" http://fairtr.de/F What's the cost of cruelty-free? Consumers must weigh up whether it's worth paying more for free-range, fair trade food. We've got a bone to pick! Stuff.co.nz recently reported on Kiwi consumers paying more for ethical options when shopping, using examples of fair trade, organic and free range certification. While we're thrilled they're talking about us, we'd also like to
"19.07.2016 03:33:01" Timeline Photos Kokako Organic Coffee has released a new single origin #Fairtrade coffee – Purosa Estate.
From the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, Purosa Estate beans have a unique flavour profile of marmalade, pear and spice that have been captured in a limited edition
"17.07.2016 03:44:00" ctitoolbox.com Tea in Sri Lanka – Part 1 Tea is the most popular beverage second to water. This is the first part of a series of Tea in Sri Lanka, written by Sarah Munro, a tea trader sourcing the best quality organic tea around the world. Fine & Dandy Tea Co.'s Sarah Munro talks about #Fairtrade tea and the revival of the beverage at home in NZ! http://www.ctitoolbox.com/index.php/2016/04/26/tea-sri-lanka-part-1/
"15.07.2016 03:40:00" Timeline Photos
"14.07.2016 04:26:00" Timeline Photos Be a hero. Buy Fairtrade!
"14.07.2016 03:35:00" Timeline Photos Do you have a burning question about Fairtrade?
The answer is probably in our FAQ's, so check 'em out here:
"12.07.2016 22:59:52" Kokako Organic Coffee Taste Magazine went in hunt of the best hot chocolate this month and our Drinking Chocolate made into their top 6! Our chocolate combines Fairtrade organic cocoa from the Dominican Republic and golden cane sugar from Paraguay, that's it. It's the simple Kokako Organic Coffee's #Fairtrade hot chocolate takes the cake according to the latest Taste Magazine!
"12.07.2016 05:11:00" fairtrade.org.uk Fairtrade New Zealand Most people are familiar with Fairtrade, so why do the same misconceptions about what it is and how it actually works keep cropping up? Let's debunk some
"08.07.2016 01:57:00" good.net.nz Spilling the beans on sustainable coffee Growing up in the Amazon rainforests of Peru, Felix Marin lives and breathes coffee. In 1942 his father led extended family from the Andean highlands to set up a coffee plantation in the Forest of the Inca (los Bosques del Inca), believed to be the final Good Magazine interviewed Felix Marin of Peruvian #Fairtrade coffee cooperative Coopchebi, about their sustainable approach, the best way to serve coffee and their relationship with Inca-Fe coffee roasters.
Check out the write-up
"07.07.2016 05:18:01" fairtrade.org.nz The power of cooperatives strength in numbers The power of cooperatives strength in numbers Democracy – Equality – Solidarity!
These concepts are central to the heart of what a cooperative stands for. And to celebrate International Day of Cooperatives (July 2nd), we're bringing you this blog piece that unpacks what it a cooperative looks like in
"05.07.2016 04:30:00" Coffee Tasting w Kokako Head Barista Coffee Tasting w Kokako Head Barista Hannah Cho is a world class barista with titles and judging expertise to her name. She is in Nelson for two days and will be taking this workshop to talk about whats going in the world of coffee, specifically the emergence of craft coffee, and sampling Nelson, its your lucky day!
Hannah Cho, of #Fairtrade Kokako Organic Coffee, is running a workshop tomorrow night to talk about whats going in the world of coffee, specifically the emergence of craft coffee, while sampling single origin and coffee
"05.07.2016 01:51:00" fairtrade.net Fairtrade International (FLO): Our strategy Fairtrade's five-year strategy comes at an opportune time on the heels of the establishment of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development and the COP21 Climate Summit in Paris. We play a unique role engaging people on the tough issues in trade and Fairtrade's vision is a world in which all producers can enjoy secure and sustainable livelihoods, fulfill their potential and decide on their future. See our vision, mission and our most recent strategy
"04.07.2016 04:11:01" fairtrade.org.uk Fairtrade New Zealand How will farmers be impacted by #Brexit? Michael Gidney, Chief Executive Fairtrade Foundation, responds to the EU referendum result stating “The government must fully uphold its international development commitments in line with the UN Sustainable
"01.07.2016 03:48:00" m2woman.co.nz 11 Ethical Clothing Labels To Make Shopping Easy - M2woman So you want to purchase from ethical clothing companies? We've compiled a list to make your next shopping purchase easy. Want to make shopping easy? M2woman's guide should help! #Fairtrade cotton brands Liminal Apparel and Kowtow are in there, so you know its good.
"29.06.2016 23:22:17" fairtradeamerica.org Fairtrade New Zealand Child labour is a huge injustice which must be stopped. Worldwide over 168 million children are still being exploited through child labour. #Fairtrade believe that those best placed to address it are the men, women and children in the communities where it
"28.06.2016 03:44:00" fairtradeamerica.org Fairtrade New Zealand Here's a good read from Fairtrade America on the differences and similarities between Fairtrade and direct trade. And the overwhelming amount of coffee that's still traded without any sort of sustainable buying
"25.06.2016 23:49:00" media.giphy.com gph.is Did you know? Legend has it that coffee was discovered by an Ethiopian goatherd, who noticed that his goats were super energetic after eating beans from the coffee plant. Seems like we've got a lot to thank these little guys for...
"25.06.2016 01:55:00" Timeline Photos The choices we make as consumers today will determine the future for generations to come. Let's make sure we choose #Fairtrade wherever possible, and leave the planet in a cleaner, more peaceful, more fair state than when we found it.
"23.06.2016 22:30:01" Timeline Photos #Fairtrade coffee not only tastes good, but is full of goodness as well. Can't get much better than that! http://fairtrade.org.nz/en-nz/buying-fairtrade-products/coffee
"23.06.2016 03:30:00" Timeline Photos When you make the choice to purchase #Fairtrade, you're ensuring that people all around the world are protected and treated fairly, but you're also protecting our planet, so that future generations will be able to enjoy it as well.
"22.06.2016 03:02:00" fairtrade.org.nz Fairtrade ANZ and CARE International in PNG join efforts to tackle gender inequality Read the latest news about Fairtrade ANZ and CARE International in PNG joining efforts to tackle gender inequality Gender inequality is a massive barrier to human development. In May, Fairtrade and CARE International hosted their first workshop on Gender Equality and governance in Papua New Guinea. Increasing understanding and practice of gender equality and good
"21.06.2016 04:21:00" Timeline Photos #Fairtrade is all about ensuring that farmers and workers around the world get enough to live on and ensure their families have a bright future ahead.
"20.06.2016 23:02:38" Fairtrade International If you see this mark, it means that product meets the rigorous economic, social and environmental criteria laid out in the Fairtrade Standards. Read more here http://www.fairtrade.net/about-fairtrade/the-fairtrade-marks.html
"20.06.2016 03:12:00" fairtrade.org.nz Fairtrade Australia New Zealand - Papua New Guinea ICT Stakeholders Workshop Read about Fairtrade ANZ's Papua New Guinea ICT Stakeholders Workshop Recently Fairtrade hosted it's Annual Pacific Stakeholders Workshop in Papua New Guinea, this time with a focus on Information Communications Technology. Producer representatives were brought together to report on the one year trials of various ICT
"19.06.2016 02:25:00" Timeline Photos When you buy #Fairtrade coffee, you're helping farmers around the world earn enough money to support their families and secure better lives for the generations to come.
"18.06.2016 01:13:00" theguardian.com The future of chocolate: why cocoa production is at risk Demand for cocoa is predicted to rise by 30% by 2020 but without empowering and investing in small-scale farmers, the industry will struggle to provide sufficient supply Since the 1980's, the percentage of the final value of a chocolate bar that cocoa farmers receive has fallen from 6.4% to just 3.5%. As the worlds rate of consumption grows, we have to ensure that those who produce our food are given a voice.
"16.06.2016 05:10:00" youtube.com Mauritius. Opowieści o cukrze (Mauritius. Stories of sugar) - Chemin Grenier, Mauritius Petite Savanne Spółdzielcze Towarzystwo Kredytowe to spółdzielnia rolników uprawiających trzcinę cukrową. Powstały z niej cukier posiada certyfikat Fairtrade... Take a look at this incredible video on the importance of Fairtrade for sugar farmers in Mauritius, from our friends at Sprawiedliwy Handel - Fairtrade Poland.
"16.06.2016 03:18:00" fairtrade.org.nz Fairtrade Australia New Zealand - Boost for Cocoa and Sugar Farmers as Ferrero Increases its... Read about Ferrero Increasing its Fairtrade Commitment to benefit cocoa and sugar farmers Sweet news from Fairtrade International!
Ferrero will increase its commitment to sourcing Fairtrade cocoa and will launch a new effort to source Fairtrade
"15.06.2016 03:09:00" theguardian.com Don't say goodbye to chocolate, say hello to cocoa communities This Responsible Business Week, Fairtrade highlights its work with cocoa communities in Côte d'Ivoire, showing how a new approach is providing businesses with more choice and farmers with hope Cocoa is an industry facing a crisis. A shortage is looming.
However, Fairtrade is working with farmers around the world to mitigate the potential shortage - check out some of that work here:
"13.06.2016 04:30:00" ethical-hedonist.com Fashion is Broken! Julianne Moore, Patagonia and the Rise of Slow Fashion! - Ethical Hedonist Fashion is Broken! Julianne Moore, Patagonia and the Rise of Slow Fashion! - Ethical Hedonist Want to know more about the importance of making ethical, Fairtrade, and sustainable fashion choices? Here is a fantastic article on how we as consumers can make a difference for the better in the lives of the producers who make our clothes. The future of
"12.06.2016 02:06:00" Timeline Photos Buying #Fairtrade is a pretty delicious way to show you value the workers who make our food!
"11.06.2016 00:03:01" theguardian.com How the Fairtrade Premium supports tea farmers, workers and their communities – video Farmers from a Fairtrade-certified co-operative in Kenya and workers on a Fairtrade-certified tea estate in Tanzania, explain how they have invested in the Fairtrade Premium to change lives in their community Want to see the impact your purchasing #Fairtrade has on communities around the world? Check out this awesome video to see how the Fairtrade Premium has helped Tea Growers & their families in Kenya.
"10.06.2016 00:00:00" fairtradeamerica.org Inspiration in the Andes For the smallscale farmers of Riojana growing grapes in the shadow of the Andes, Fairtrade is much more than a better price and Premium, it's a way of life. Export Director Walter Carol of La Riojana Cooperative of wine grape growers discusses how "Fairtrade is not a charity. We, the Fairtrade certified farmers of Riojana, do not want or ask for it either. Fairtrade brings dignity to our work… evens out opportunities… provides opportunities.
For us Fairtrade means looking forward; it shows us that
"09.06.2016 02:45:00" theguardian.com El Niño hits Fairtrade: 'It went from -4C to 25C in a week, ruining our crops' | Murithi Mutiga... The Fairtrade system benefits 1.5 million farmers and workers, but many are struggling to feed their own families Climate change is having an impact on the lives of farmers around the world. Read here about how farmers, in partnership with Fairtrade, are fighting back:
"08.06.2016 03:58:00" Timeline Photos In light of World Environment Day on Sunday we're focusing on the eco super heroes of this world: small scale farmers, working hard to protect the environment and feed the world.
Read the latest from Marike de Peña, Board Chair of Fairtrade International
"07.06.2016 20:30:00" Timeline Photos Feeling a lil' tired this morning?? Grab a cup of #Fairtrade coffee to perk up the rest of your day!
"07.06.2016 04:00:00" Timeline Photos Thanks to consumers, Fairtrade farmers can enjoy more sustainable livelihoods. Thank you! http://fairtrade.org.nz/en-nz/what-is-fairtrade/our-impact
"07.06.2016 02:54:54" Fairtrade New Zealand's cover photo Fairtrade helps to make cocoa farming in places like Ivory Coast and Ghana more sustainable by guaranteeing The Fairtrade Price and a Premium to invest in local communities, so farmers can provide a better future for themselves and their families.
"06.06.2016 03:45:00" Timeline Photos When you're shopping this week, make sure you look out for the Fairtrade mark; buying #Fairtrade makes a huge difference in the lives of workers around the world. www.fairtrade.org.nz
"06.06.2016 03:32:00" viva.co.nz Warming Hot Chocolate to Make at Home - Viva You can't call a few heaped teaspoons of Milo dissolved in boiling water hot chocolate. For a truly satisfying drop, invest in good quality drinkin... Brrr! The winter chill has arrived.
Take a leaf out of Viva - The New Zealand Herald's book and look no further than #Fairtrade Certified hot chocolate from Bennetto Natural Foods Co. and Devonport Chocolates to keep cosy this Queens Birthday weekend:
"04.06.2016 22:00:00" Timeline Photos If all of us do a little bit of good and make sure we buy #Fairtrade, together we can make a huge difference in the lives of millions all over the world! http://fairtrade.org.nz/en-nz/buying-fairtrade-products
"01.06.2016 21:30:00" theguardian.com Modern Slavery Act: sunlight is the best disinfectant This month as the new Modern Slavery Act comes into force, Fairtrade's CEO calls on companies to be fully transparent about risk within their supply chains It's important that we all do our bit to ensure that the people who make our products are being treated fairly. When you buy #Fairtrade, you can be sure that you're supporting businesses that treat their workers right.
"01.06.2016 03:00:00" mashable.com Australian school gets fair-trade uniforms made out of plastic bottles An Australian school is taking an innovative step in their push to help the globe -- by embracing fair trade uniforms. A cool piece of news out of Australia; Fairtrade certified school uniforms have landed.
We'd love to see #Fairtrade cotton uniforms in NZ!
But until we get 'em, check out some of our other cotton products here:
"30.05.2016 23:47:00" Timeline Photos By purchasing Fairtrade, you ensure that communities around the world are empowered to take control of their future.
"30.05.2016 06:00:00" nzherald.co.nz Gotta be green to sell at the Rise - Business - NZ Herald News Parnell's new, hip shopping and dining precinct will open its tenancies only to those offering free-range, Fair Trade, sustainable and organic products. - New Zealand Herald We're looking forward to this shopping centre opening in Auckland later this year! We as consumers & businesses can make a massive difference in the life of the planet, and the lives of the people on it, simply by choosing to purchase on ethical,
"27.05.2016 04:30:00" Timeline Photos Fairtrade ensures that all people involved in the supply chain receive fair value for their work, and that the environment is cared for so that future generations can enjoy the benefits of it. As consumers we are so lucky to be able to take part in such a
"26.05.2016 03:00:00" media.giphy.com gph.is If you're at the supermarket today, why not help a bunch of #Fairtrade bananas off the shelf and into your basket. The farmers who grew and picked them will love you for it!
"26.05.2016 00:30:00" huffingtonpost.com How Fair Trade Improves Product Quality and Worker Livelihoods: Behind the Scenes of Soccer Ball... My second trip to meet Senda's Fair Trade ball producers last March in Sialkot, Pakistan was even more inspiring, productive and hopeful than my first on... Check out this story to get an insight on the impact that Fairtrade is having around the world on the lives of producers and their families.
"25.05.2016 00:30:01" media.giphy.com gph.is Hit the wall this Wednesday??? Grab yourself a cup of #Fairtrade coffee to help make it through the day!
"24.05.2016 03:17:00" Timeline Photos The amazing team at The Salvation Army Glen Eden were out and about promoting #Fairtrade (along with some free coffee) in their community over Fairtrade Fortnight; check out those enthusiastic bananas! Fancy helping us spread the word in your community?
"22.05.2016 21:25:01" Timeline Photos When you buy #Fairtrade, you're not just changing the lives of workers around the world, but are also helping to ensure that the environment is cared for, so that future generations will get to enjoy it as well.
"21.05.2016 03:12:01" theguardian.com Worker empowerment is part and parcel of a living wage As the UK's national living wage comes into force, Fairtrade International's senior advisor on worker's rights and trade union relations considers what 'a living wage' really means Fairtrade works around the world to empower workers and make sure they are paid a fair wage for the work that they do.
"21.05.2016 00:00:00" media.giphy.com gph.is Just like this guy, we're passionate about #Fairtrade chocolate!
Check out some of the delicious products you can treat yourself to here: http://fairtrade.org.nz/en-nz/buying-fairtrade-products/chocolate-cocoa
"20.05.2016 03:09:00" goodonyou.org.nz Fashion + Fairtrade Fortnight Myth busted: You don't have to be a hippie to support Fairtrade. By Jes Lee. [caption id=attachment_194 align=alignright width=358] Image source: Kowtow[/caption] I've never thought of myself as the hessian wearing, hippie, environmentalist type. Quite Great blog piece Good On You NZ about how #Fairtrade can positively influence the fashion industry: http://goodonyou.org.nz/?p=192
The folks at Good On You are currently running a crowdfunding campaign so they can bring their ethical and sustainable
"19.05.2016 23:48:00" Timeline Photos Your choice at the checkout can make a huge difference in the lives of millions of farmers and workers around the world!
Check out some of the amazing #Fairtrade products you can get here: http://fairtrade.org.nz/en-nz/buying-fairtrade-products
"19.05.2016 03:32:16" Photos from Fairtrade New Zealand's post Fancy getting involved in some fruity Fairtrade Fortnight festivities?
Have a bunch of fun with Purefresh Organic #Fairtrade Certified bananas!
You can pick up stickers from selected stores, decorate your banana and be in to win!
"18.05.2016 22:00:01" fairtrade.net Mexican Coffee Farmers Adapt to Climate Change Coffee farmers in Mexico are recovering from leaf rust disease and increasing their resilience to cl... Climate change is having a disastrous impact on coffee farmers around the world, who are often the most vulnerable to its effects.
Read about how some of these farmers in Mexico are fighting back against climate change, and creating a sustainable future.
"18.05.2016 03:19:05" Fairtrade New Zealand's cover photo Fairtrade works with smallholder farmers to build resilience against climate change, the biggest threat to their livelihoods.
Pictured is women of the Kabngetuny cooperative in Kericho County, Kenya.
"Through Fairtrade we have received training on
"18.05.2016 02:11:00" i.giphy.com i.giphy.com Fair Trade Fortnight is in full swing until May 22nd!
A time in which we celebrate and recognise the importance of the Fair Trade movement and ethical consumerism.
"17.05.2016 03:49:01" Timeline Photos Over the past 6 years Kiwis have bought over 11 million bunches of All Good Bananas and every bunch you buy is making a difference for family farmers! Read some #Fairtrade banana grower stories here: www.allgoodorganics.co.nz/thanks/
"16.05.2016 03:07:00" Timeline Photos Kiwis all over the country got involved in World Fairtrade Challenge coffee breaks over the weekend, driving us up to number 10 on the international scoreboard.
That's 1.63 cups of Fairtrade coffee drunk for every 1000 people in our little nation.
"15.05.2016 22:10:00" Timeline Photos #MondayMotivation
"14.05.2016 23:30:00" media.giphy.com giphy.com Is it though??? When you buy #Fairtrade, you're doing more than just having coffee, you're helping to improve the lives of workers all around the world!
"13.05.2016 23:00:00" Timeline Photos We're on Day 2 of the #FairtradeChallenge already! How many cups have you managed to drink so far?
"13.05.2016 03:25:00" kathmandu.co.nz Fairtrade Cotton in India Summit Club member and 2015 Fairtrade Supporter of the Year, Tricia Cutforth, shares her recent experience to India to explore the Fairtrade Cotton supply chain. Check out our Supporter of Year's blog post over on Kathmandu's website, where she writes about her trip to visit #Fairtrade cotton producers in India!
"12.05.2016 22:39:41" Countdown Supermarkets Kiwis proudly support fair trade. So we're giving Kiwis the chance to WIN 1 of 5 hampers full of Fairtrade goodies. Just tell us your favourite Fairtrade product to be in to win! Every item in this prize supports fair terms of trade for farmers and Countdown Supermarkets are celebrating Fair Trade Fortnight by giving away 1 of 5 hampers of #Fairtrade Certified products! Head on over to their page to be in to win :)
"12.05.2016 22:00:01" Timeline Photos #FairtradeChallenge is here! We're super excited to drink as much #Fairtrade coffee as we can to support coffee farmers around the world fight climate change! Keep an eye on the coffee cup tally here: www.fairtradechallenge.org.nz
"12.05.2016 02:28:26" The Urban List Auckland Skipping clubs, craft beer, Ben & Jerry's, fair trade, the Top Twins, Greek music and food, stage shows and more... Thanks for the shout out The Urban List Auckland! We agree, getting amongst the #FairtradeChallenge is definitely one of the top 16 things to do this fine weekend!
"11.05.2016 05:00:00" Timeline Photos This weekend when you're sipping on your #Fairtrade coffee as part of the World Fairtrade Challenge, why not crack open a block of Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers Fairtrade Creamy Milk or Dark Ghana? It's the perfect way to sweeten up an afternoon!
"10.05.2016 23:00:00" Timeline Photos Every cup of #Fairtrade coffee you drink helps out farmers fighting climate change on the front lines! Make sure you drink as much as you can this #FairtradeChallenge www.fairtradechallenge.org.nz
"09.05.2016 03:48:24" Fair Trade Fortnight Pop Up Shop Fair Trade Fortnight Pop Up Shop To celebrate Fair Trade Fortnight 2016 the Sustainabilty Trust's Eco Centre is hosting a Pop Up Shop to showcase the amazing products that our local Fair Trade businesses produce.
Ritual Tea will have their hand crafted Fair Trade teas in stock and will Wellingtonians!
Be sure to swing by the Sustainability Trust's pop up store in Forresters Lane this week :)
"08.05.2016 20:30:00" media3.giphy.com gph.is That Monday morning feeling... Start your week off with a #Fairtrade cup. Or two...
"07.05.2016 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Just by making sure your cup of coffee is #Fairtrade, you contribute to helping farmers around the world fight against climate change and its effects! www.fairtradechallenge.org.nz
"07.05.2016 05:00:00" Timeline Photos Coffee farmers all over the world ensure that your #Fairtrade coffee is the highest-quality; so if you want a coffee that tastes good and also does good, make your cup Fairtrade! www.fairtradechallenge.org.nz
"06.05.2016 04:45:01" fairtradechallenge.org Join the World Fairtrade Challenge Be part of spreading the message that if we all choose Fairtrade coffee all year round, we can support farmers to safeguard the future of our favourite drink. Fairtrade Fortnight kicks off today! And that means that the World #FairtradeChallenge is coming up fast!
Make sure you've visited www.fairtradechallenge.org.nz and challenge your friends and family to drink as much #Fairtrade coffee as they can!
"06.05.2016 02:48:08" Timeline Photos It's Mother's Day this Sunday, so if you're still looking for a gift, why not get the amazing Mum in your life some #Fairtrade chocolate or coffee?
Check out our website to see the range of Fairtrade Certified products:
"05.05.2016 03:00:00" Timeline Photos Through drinking #Fairtrade coffee during the World Fairtrade Challenge, you're helping to change the lives of millions all around the world! www.fairtradechallenge.org.nz
"04.05.2016 20:30:00" theguardian.com Like artisan coffee? Try a cup of speciality Fairtrade In the booming world of speciality coffee, businesses and brands of all sizes are in constant pursuit of innovation, and Fairtrade is right along there with them We all love a great tasting coffee - and with #Fairtrade, you can have a delicious cup, and make the world a better place too!
"03.05.2016 04:29:41" Ponsonby News Join the biggest coffee break on Earth!
From 13 – 15 May, the World Fairtrade Challenge will unite coffee lovers across the globe to raise their cup in support of small-scale coffee farmers facing the effects of climate change. The goal is to achieve a Thanks for spreading the word Ponsonby News!
Not long now 'til the #FairtradeChallenge kicks off.
Sign up now at www.fairtradechallenge.org.nz coffee lovers :)
"29.04.2016 01:40:00" cips.org Fairphone 'first to use Fairtrade gold' Netherlands-based smart phone manufacturer Fairphone claims to have become the first electronics manufacturer to support Fairtrade gold mining in its supply chain. Fairphone is the first electronics company to use Fairtrade gold, supporting responsible ethical gold mining in Peru in the production of its latest model, the Fairphone 2.
"28.04.2016 01:56:00" fairtradechallenge.org Join the World Fairtrade Challenge Help us spread the message that if we choose Fairtrade coffee all year round, we can support farmers to safeguard the future of our favourite drink. Get caffeinated for the climate change cause, wherever you are!
Sign up online at www.fairtradechallenge.org.nz and register for a FREE event host kit! You might just receive a pack of #Fairtrade Certified coffee from Kokako Organic Coffee or L'affare
"26.04.2016 04:27:42" Fairtrade Australia World Fairtrade Challenge runs between the 13th - 15th of May with an aim to have the largest Fairtrade Coffee Break on earth! Every cup of Fairtrade coffee drunk helps Fairtrade farmers support their livelihoods, communities and also, through climate World Fairtrade Challenge is only 3 weeks away! Have you signed up to show your support for farmers battling climate change? Register online now! www.fairtradechallenge.org.nz
"23.04.2016 00:10:00" Timeline Photos Are you ready for #FashionRevolutionDay tomorrow? The day in which we join together to call on a more transparent fashion industry. To join the revolution, show your label and ask the brand the question "#whomademyclothes?
"22.04.2016 01:56:00" theregister.co.nz New Zealand's ethical fashion companies for 2016 revealed: Who passed the test? Three years have passed since the Rana Plaza building collapse, which killed 1136 garment workers. The event sparked the collective conscious of retailers and consumers alike. So have they improved ... Great to see #Fairtrade Certified cotton coming out on top in the latest Baptist World Aid Australia report! http://theregister.co.nz/news/2016/04/new-zealands-ethical-fashion-companies-2016-revealed-who-passed-test
"22.04.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Happy Mother Earth Day! We are proud of our high environmental standards, focused on environmental protection and supporting farmers in their fight against climate change.
"21.04.2016 05:01:00" Timeline Photos Have you registered for World Fairtrade Challenge yet? Jump online to www.fairtradechallenge.org.nz to join the movement!
"21.04.2016 01:58:00" Timeline Photos Clouds of Fairtrade cotton! When you purchase a Fairtrade cotton garment you are supporting one of the 26 Fairtrade cotton producer organisations, across 9 countries.
Read more about Fairtrade cotton here:
"16.04.2016 01:04:00" youtube.com Fairtrade tea and investing in education What's a 'good' cup of tea to you? We all love a cuppa after the busy school run. Selling tea on Fairtrade terms pays school buildings and bursaries for youn... A glimpse of the extra joy, beyond the taste, that comes from your cup of Fairtrade tea.
"14.04.2016 04:24:00" Timeline Photos It's been hard not to spill the beans on this campaign!
So here it is - announcing the World Fairtrade Challenge - your chance to be part of the biggest Fairtrade Coffee Break on earth from May 13th - 15th.
For more details and to register visit
"14.04.2016 02:54:54" Fairtrade New Zealand's cover photo Be part of the biggest coffee break on earth and support coffee farmers fighting the impacts of climate change by joining the World Fairtrade Challenge. Sign up today: www.fairtradechallenge.org.nz
"13.04.2016 01:05:00" theguardian.com A Fairtrade approach can change the world cup by cup Patrick Cairns, CEO at Wessanen UK, explores why Clipper Teas remains committed to taking the Fairtrade tea story from leaf to shelf 'The everyday products that we all put into our shopping baskets on autopilot can have more impact on the world's economy than the votes we cast in our ballet boxes. It's a bold claim to make, but it's one I firmly believe.'
"12.04.2016 03:09:24" Photos from Fairtrade New Zealand's post This month, Kokako Organic Coffee is celebrating 15 years!
From humble coffee cart beginnings, Kokako has grown into an industry leader supplying their #Fairtrade Certified coffee to some of New Zealand's best cafes and restaurants. Chances are you've
"11.04.2016 02:07:57" Timeline Photos Save the date! This year, as a feature event of our Fairtrade Fortnight, we're proud to be bringing an exciting global challenge Down Under. So keep May 13th - 15th free and join with us to support Fairtrade farmers in their fight against climate change.
"04.04.2016 06:28:00" Timeline Photos We're pretty proud of Kiwi consumers!
We challenge you tag someone you think may be in the 22% who aren't sure what the Fairtrade Mark represents, and help to make that recognition number grow and grow!
"02.04.2016 02:22:00" Timeline Photos This photo features Malawian ladies walking across the new Ruo Mbia Bridge, constructed with the Fairtrade Premium by the Sukambidzi Producer Association.
"31.03.2016 23:04:00" Timeline Photos Happy #AprilFools!
"31.03.2016 05:17:01" fairtrade.org.uk 25 years on Fairtrade is still needed Anne Salter has been a Fairtrade campaigner for the past 15 years. In February 2016, she had the opportunity to meet several Fairtrade producers, as a part of the programme ‘Empresas sociales exportadores’ with Social Enterprise UK from the Federacion de "We, as consumers, have the potential to improve the lives of thousands of people around the world, simply by choosing the right product in our shops. It’s a simple message that 25 years later still stands, and is still desperately needed."
"30.03.2016 02:14:01" theguardian.com Empowering women to empower men in Kenyan coffee producing communities The Growing Women in Coffee project is giving women time and resources to run their own businesses and is showing that Kenyan women can take an equal role to men in improving their local economy 'When we talk about gender equality, let’s be clear that this concept includes the rights of all human beings: men, boys, women and girls, to have the freedom to develop and make choices without limitation.' http://bit.ly/1Ry2g9n
"28.03.2016 20:25:14" Fairtrade Australia We hope everyone had a tea-riffic Easter break, maybe even with the help of a few cups of Fairtrade tea?! Back to work? Time to put the kettle on for a #Fairtrade cuppa :)
"27.03.2016 20:16:23" Little Island Coconut Creamery The new gang of 380ml bottles are coming. Strawberry, Banana, Coffee, Chocolate, and Original coconut drinking milks. Just straight chillin. Arriving in New Worlds and Pak n Saves nationwide over the long weekend and even showing up in your local Little Keep an eye out for the new gang of Little Island by Tommy & James's #Fairtrade Certified coconut milks popping up in supermarkets!
"25.03.2016 19:07:00" Timeline Photos Thank you for supporting Fairtrade farmers this Easter!
"23.03.2016 02:54:01" wellington-chocolate-factory.myshopify.com Easter Eggs – Wellington Chocolate Factory Easter Eggs Salted Brittle Caramel Easter Egg. Craft Beer Easter Egg. Please click on Variant to pick what egg you want A re-creation of our most popular bars Gosh, this Easter snuck up on us!
Luckily, Wellington Chocolate Factory's Fairtrade Easter eggs are available across the country in selected retailers - so stock up on these guilt-free treats while they last!
"22.03.2016 20:13:56" Fairtrade India With so many of India's farming problems linked to drought, meet someone who is part of the solution this #WorldWaterDay
"22.03.2016 18:56:00" fairtrade.com.au Introducing Kavokiva, Fairtrade Producer Organisation from Côte d'Ivoire! Kavokiva (Coopérative Agricole Kavokiva de Daloa) is located in Daloa district in the region of Haut Sassandra, Côte d’Ivoire’s main cocoa producing area. In the local language, Gouro, Kavokiva means This Easter, when you purchase a Fairtrade chocolate treat from Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers, Wellington Chocolate Factory, Cadbury Dairy Milk, Pana Chocolate and Bennetto Natural Foods Co. you are making a massive difference to the 179,800 #Fairtrade
"21.03.2016 01:33:31" Fairtrade Foundation However you make your coffee, make it Fairtrade. (And add it to our counter! http://bit.ly/1QVLoyS) Monday means many of these!
However you make your coffee, make it Fairtrade, and make it count!
"20.03.2016 00:40:01" youtube.com Change is in your pocket | Michael Gidney | TEDxUniversityofEdinburgh To what extent do we have the world we want or deserve? The FairTrade Foundation’s CEO, Michael Gidney, unpicks its success to examine the power of small act... A powerful and inspiring TED Talk given by Fairtrade Foundation CEO, Michael Gidney
'The internet has brought everything out into the open. This is the age of scrutiny. Now more than ever we cannot say we did not know...'
"19.03.2016 02:38:00" Timeline Photos Remember to switch off to 'protect the things we love' tonight, and remember that when you choose Fairtrade, you are supporting a system that upholds standards that protect the environment.
"09.03.2016 22:25:18" Timeline Photos Are you a computer-savvy communications superhero?
Do you have a passion for trade justice and want to use your time and skills to support Fairtrade?
Read about becoming our next Digital Media, Marketing and Communications Intern here:
"09.03.2016 02:46:00" fairtrade.org.nz Behind the Petal An opinion piece by Tsitsi Choruma, Chief Operating Officer at Fairtrade Africa and Senior Advisor on Gender Gender inequality is often seen as a women’s issue. Wrong! Gender is not about women "Gender inequality is often seen as a women’s issue. Wrong! Gender is not about women - it’s about power balances between men and women, and relationships which are free from prejudice. "
Read more about #Fairtrade's work to promote gender equality in
"07.03.2016 21:10:00" Timeline Photos Today is International Women's Day!
Today we celebrate the women who contribute daily to a better world. Women throughout the #Fairtrade system are leaders of change; passionate about improving the way we trade and committed to their families and
"06.03.2016 23:07:22" new.grabone.co.nz 2x 500g Caffe Prima Coffee • GrabOne NZ Experience South American coffee by trying two of Caffe Prima’s Fairtrade certified single origin coffees from Peru and Colombia. Support sustainable business practice with Caffe Prima's Fairtrade certified coffee packaged in compostable bags. Stock up Move aside Monday, this is a job for coffee.
Snap up this great deal from Caffe Prima and get 1kg of #Fairtrade Certified coffee for $26!
"04.03.2016 02:26:47" fairtrade.org.nz New report shows Fairtrade farmers and workers are benefiting more than ever! Fairtrade International released the latest monitoring and evaluation report this week - showing that the extra money paid to farmers and workers who are certified… Fairtrade International released the latest monitoring and evaluation report this week - showing that the extra funds paid to farmers and workers who are certified as #Fairtrade has risen above the NZD$160 million mark for the first time.
"02.03.2016 03:56:11" fiji.gov.fj Fiji Government Online Portal - FIJIAN GOVERNMENT ESTABLISHES DISASTER RELIEF FUNDS Fairtrade sugar cane farmers in Fiji are amongst those affected by Tropical Cyclone Winston.
Their fields have been devastated, their crops uprooted and their houses destroyed.
With local partners, we are supporting Fijian #Fairtrade farmers to remain
"29.02.2016 22:19:01" m2woman.co.nz Here's How To Become an Ethically Conscious Shopper - M2woman After watching True Cost, a documentary that delves into the personal and environmental disasters that unfolds in the global fast fashion industry, I’ve sworn... "As consumers, we need to shop responsibly to reduce the demand for the fast and cheap fashion made in poor sweatshop conditions... it’s important to try to make a stronger effort to be an ethical consumer. "
Check out M2woman's guide to being an
"28.02.2016 05:05:00" Timeline Photos Fairtrade is celebrating the power of education, with universities starting back we want to remind the Millennials that the future is yours!
"25.02.2016 00:00:00" fairtrade.org.nz Changing Trade, Changing Lives: A 5-Year Strategy Fairtrade’s work is central to achieving the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Deeper impact, more benefits for smallholders and workers, and greater advocacy role among ambitious new goals o New blog post on how we can progress the Global Goals for Sustainable Development through Fairtrade and our 5 year Global Strategy plan.
"24.02.2016 02:21:01" stuff.co.nz www.stuff.co.nz "Coffee grounds have plenty of handy uses around the home. Buy Fairtrade and that daily indulgence can be completely guilt-free."
We couldnt agree more,
"23.02.2016 20:43:07" Fairtrade Foundation You won't know this feeling, but... Tragic!
"18.02.2016 04:03:13" Timeline Photos The Pacific's first #Fairtrade Certified coconut cream Savai’i Popo can now be delivered to your door - ready to be swirled through curries, soups and stir fries.
That's right, the Samoan product will be featured regularly as an ingredient for recipes in
"17.02.2016 21:23:01" theguardian.com Retirement scheme for Colombian coffee farmers ensures welfare of elderly Jose Arias González, a coffee farmer from Colombia, describes how the industry’s first retirement savings scheme is providing a financial safety net and attracting the next generation back into farming “This fund is a bit like a small tree: I nurture and tend it until, one day, it becomes so big that I can rest in its shade”
-Jose Gonzalez, Colombian #Fairtrade coffee
"15.02.2016 21:43:00" dailymail.co.uk Forget flash cars, being ECO-FRIENDLY is the latest status symbol Economist Ryan Murphy from Southern Methodist University in Texas said fast cars, gaudy diamonds and grand parties have fallen out of fashion because they are seen as being distasteful. You heard it here first! http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3430305/Forget-flash-cars-designer-bags-ECO-FRIENDLY-new-status-symbol-Buying-Fairtrade-giving-charity-latest-ways-Joneses.html
"11.02.2016 23:27:00" Timeline Photos Through #Fairtrade we can ensure farmers are working towards a fair and sustainable future for themselves and for their livelihoods.
"10.02.2016 00:22:30" youtube.com What is Fairtrade? Thanks for this excellent animation Fairtrade Canada! It's a great summary of the power of #Fairtrade and the importance of putting our dollar where it counts!
"05.02.2016 02:33:01" Timeline Photos Inspirational words for your Friday, from the Fairtrade Foundation's CEO Mike Gidney!
"03.02.2016 02:28:01" Timeline Photos "Without plants, we are nothing" - Melesia Garcia Roman, 50, coffee grower.
Melesia, Erlinda and Luisa are sitting by nursery of pine trees, planted as a part of a #Fairtrade initiative to combat the impacts of climate change in Cajas, a village loc
"01.02.2016 21:30:00" vimeo.com On the Trail of Fairtrade Cotton Come with us on a journey to the heart of Senegal’s cotton country. Cotton is the main cash crop for the locals here and a vital source of income. As we drive… Let us take you to Senegal, to show you where a #Fairtrade cotton product starts its journey.
Cotton is the main source of income for locals here; watch as they share their stories of how Fairtrade has helped to improve their livelihoods.
"29.01.2016 03:56:09" Fairtrade Eastern Africa One of the greatest challenges is to feed an expected population of 9 billion by 2050 in a radically sustainable and impactful way.
The single best way for us to do this is to focus our investment and innovation—both in terms of technology and busin
"26.01.2016 22:27:43" All Good Bananas There is only one thing for days like this... One ingredient banana ice-cream! Slice and freeze over-ripe bananas (for at least 24 hours). Then throw them in a blender and voila! Check out this easy peasy how-to from The Kitchn. http://bit.ly/1qk5Lnj Use up those over-ripe #Fairtrade bananas by freezing 'em and whipping up a one ingredient creamy dessert that will satisfy those sweet cravings AND help you beat this summer heat.
Thanks for the tip All Good Bananas!
"25.01.2016 20:59:00" theguardian.com Kofi Annan: Vote, make some noise and use your power as a consumer How can ordinary citizens help bring about the change we need and encourage our leaders to actually lead on issues from drugs to climate change? "Use your power as a consumer, which is now unparalleled in history. Every time you buy a product or service, you are supporting a company... There is a wealth of information out there on how businesses behave. Through our collective buying power, we
"22.01.2016 02:55:11" Timeline Photos A comprehensive survey across 17 countries shows that the Fairtrade Mark is the most widely recognised ethical label, globally! Along with some other interesting statistics:
"21.01.2016 02:36:00" Timeline Photos Cotton pickers at Vasudha, near Karhi, in India.
This amazing shot was captured by our Fairtrade Supporter of the Year, Tricia Cutforth, who has spent the last week in India, seeing Fairtrade cotton go from field to factory!
"19.01.2016 20:57:38" Fairtrade Foundation 'Coffee is our source of life, and our future is in coffee.'
Sobur was born into a coffee farming family and joined a cooperative in 2004. He receives regular training - from organic farming to pruning techniques.
'We should think one step ahead.
"17.01.2016 20:25:26" fairtrade.net Raising the Voices of Rural Women An opinion piece by Tsitsi Choruma, Senior Advisor, Gender at Fairtrade International. Growing up ... Approximately, twenty-five percent of the global population are rural women.
Their contributions are vital to the well-being of families, communities and economies, although they may not always reap the rewards.
Fairtrade writes about how we can bet
"15.01.2016 00:30:24" Fairtrade Australia Every time you purchase Fairtrade you are investing money back into the communities that produced your product through our Fairtrade Premium program. The #Fairtrade Premium positively impacts farmers and workers communities' all over the world.
Get the low-down on the Premium and other benefits of the Fairtrade system here: http://www.fairtrade.net/about-fairtrade/benefits-of-fairtrade.html
"13.01.2016 02:52:00" Timeline Photos Tricia, our 2015 Fairtrade Supporter of the Year, popped into her local Kathmandu store recently to get kitted out with some #Fairtrade Certified Cotton t-shirts and a few more goodies ahead of her trip to India!
She's going to meet cotton growers at
"12.01.2016 03:21:29" Fairtrade New Zealand Are you looking for experience working in an exciting and innovative development
Do you have a passion for trade justice and want to use your time and skills to support Fairtrade?
Read more about becoming our next Producer Support Inte We're still on the lookout for a Producer Support Intern!
If you are looking for experience working in an exciting and innovative development organisation, then check out the position description on our website here:
"12.01.2016 00:18:00" Timeline Photos Need one of these this morning? Make it #Fairtrade and know that you are supporting the livelihoods of farmers and workers around the world.
"11.01.2016 04:55:01" fairtrade.tumblr.com fairtrade.tumblr.com Melesia García Roman is working with her organization Norandino in Peru to adapt to the effects of climate change on farmers' coffee plants.
"08.01.2016 03:33:00" fairtrade.org.uk Fairtrade New Zealand 'What if the world’s trade ministers, their lawyers and negotiators, broke out of their secure compound and actually went and spoke – and really listened – to Kenyan smallholders?'
Michael Gidney – Chief Executive at the Fairtrade Foundation – writes
"05.01.2016 00:37:00" medium.com Taking Time Out to Reflect on a Sustainable Future By Marike de Peña, Chair of Fairtrade International. Before you're back in the hustle and bustle of 9-to-5 life, take a moment to read this blog about sustainability, how the #SDGs can change the world, and inform one or two of your new year's resolutions.
"03.01.2016 22:28:17" fairtrade.net Fairtrade International recognized for transparency Fairtrade International is proud to be top of the list in Bond and Nido’s Transparency Review 2015 o... Fairtrade International is proud to be at the top of the list of 48 organizations in Bond and Nido's Transparency Review of 2015.
"31.12.2015 21:02:00" Timeline Photos Happy New Year #Fairtrade fans!
Felice Kouakou, a cocoa grower and father of four from Kapatchiva cocoa cooperative on the Ivory Coast, removing the beans from a cacao pod.
Photo credit: Eric St-Pierre.
"24.12.2015 22:36:00" Timeline Photos Have a very Merry Christmas!
From the team at Fairtrade New Zealand.
Teresa Kurgat, Kenyan tea farmer, photographed by Simon Rawles.
"23.12.2015 01:46:00" fairtrade.org.nz Growing sustainable futures - Fairtrade ANZ Annual Report 2014-2015 With Fairtrade sales on the rise and over 3000 Fairtrade certified products available throughout Australia and New Zealand, there has never been a better time to engage with Fairtrade. In the 2014-20 We've just released our 2014 - 15 Annual Report 'Growing Sustainable Futures', which provides great insight into a year of dynamic work, while exploring the impact of Fairtrade Australia New Zealand's scope.
Pop the jug on and have a read!
"21.12.2015 21:06:41" Fairtrade New Zealand's cover photo Ibu Ami, member of the cooperative Koptan Gayo Megah Berseri, picking coffee cherries.
Photo by Nathalie Bertrams.
"18.12.2015 01:01:14" nzherald.co.nz Ben & Jerry's: Everything you need to know - Life & Style - NZ Herald News American ice cream giant Ben & Jerry's has opened its first store in New Zealand. - New Zealand Herald Fancy getting your hands on some #Fairtrade Certified ice cream this weekend?
Check out the NZ Herald's tips on where to find some Ben & Jerry's near you!
"17.12.2015 02:42:38" vimeo.com Fairtrade Carbon Credits animation Learn about how we are supporting rural communities to tackle climate change through Fairtrade Carbon Credits, a joint initiative of Fairtrade International and… Introducing the new Fairtrade Carbon Credits initiative:
"15.12.2015 21:35:17" Fairtrade America Happy International Tea Day!
See how tea farmers use their Fairtrade Premium to invest in education, health, housing & more here ➤ buff.ly/1RmBWUi
"15.12.2015 00:41:25" huffingtonpost.co.uk A Worm's Eye View of Climate Change Any gardener and producer know that worms are good for the soil. Vermicompost is reckoned by serious growers to be the crème de la crème of organic compost. But for coffee farmers in Central America, worms are also an unlikely ally in the fight again Worms are amazing creatures that can chomp through their entire body weight in a day. But did you know this also helps farmers in their fight against climate change?
Find out how in this blog on The Huffington Post!
"10.12.2015 22:47:41" All Good Bananas Yipee! We won Best Kids Food Product in this year's Munch Food Awards, announced today. Thank you to everyone who voted for us. We love you all! Huge thanks too, to our friends in El Guabo who grow the best bananas for kids (and all the family) in th All Good Bananas #Fairtrade bananas have been voted best Kids Food Product in this year's Munch Food Awards!
We're stoked that Kiwi kids & parents are choosing fair when they shop.
Read more about Fairtrade banana growers here: http://fairtrade.org.n
"10.12.2015 03:45:36" Timeline Photos A delectable new range of #Fairtrade Certified products have landed in New Zealand just in time for summer.
And lucky for us, there's stockist right around the corner from our office!
Have you found your Ben & Jerry's yet?
"09.12.2015 21:52:01" Timeline Photos We're getting into the fair Christmas spirit this week!
Today we have 5 prize packs of Fairtrade Certified Bennetto Natural Foods Co. drinking chocolate bars up for grabs; flavours include Dark Chocolate and Orange, Chilli and Cardamom.
Like this po
"09.12.2015 03:13:00" Timeline Photos How stunning are these Christmas packs from Kokako Organic Coffee?
Featuring an Aeropress, and a bag of Kokako's #Fairtrade Certified Aotea blend, this pack is definitely the perfect pressie for any coffee lover.
The packs have a RRP of $169.00 and
"08.12.2015 22:09:01" Timeline Photos Tis' the season for all things #Fairtrade!
Today we have 5 prize packs of Fairtrade Certified Ritual Tea Company tea blends blocks up for grabs.
Like this post, and tell us who you would share your #Fairtrade Christmas treats with, and you'll be in t
"08.12.2015 21:58:35" Fairtrade New Zealand's cover photo
"08.12.2015 02:04:01" Timeline Photos Fairtrade’s innovative new Carbon Credits program created a buzz among leading businesses following its launch at the UN climate change talks in Paris last week. European businesses are leading the way, with several companies already signed on to the
"07.12.2015 22:37:01" Timeline Photos Happy Holidays Fairtrade fans!
Today we have 6 prize packs of Fairtrade Certified Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers Creamy Milk and Dark Ghana blocks up for grabs.
Like this post, and tell us who you would share your #Fairtrade Christmas treats with, and
"06.12.2015 22:17:01" Timeline Photos Fairtrade is celebrating the silly season this week, with a sleigh of goodies to give away!
Today we have 10 prize packs of Fairtrade Certified Celcius Coffee up for grabs.
Simply like this post, and tell us who you would share your #Fairtrade Christ
"03.12.2015 21:49:47" Timeline Photos
"03.12.2015 02:03:35" Fairtrade producer Victor Biwot in Paris for COP21 Fairtrade producer Victor Biwot of Sireet Tea Outgrowers in Kenya is in Paris for the UN climate change conference. Victor wants to ensure the voices of the world’s smallholder farmers - who are among the most vulnerable to climate change - are heard
"02.12.2015 03:33:01" Timeline Photos The United Nations conference on climate change - COP21 - has begun in Paris.
A delegation of #Fairtrade staff & producers are in attendance to launch the new Fairtrade Carbon Credits initiative and make the voices of smallholders heard in the debat
"01.12.2015 23:37:08" Fairtrade India Here is a 64-year-old man walking 450-KM to raise awareness about Fairtrade's potential to help farmers adapt to climate change. In the run up to the Paris climate change talks, can you help support his cause?
Help farmers adapt to climate change. Check out this amazing #Fairtrade supporter over in India; Pushpanath, who is walking 450 kms to raise awareness and funds for farmers who are combating the daily impacts of climate change!
"30.11.2015 02:26:00" vote.myworld2015.org Have your say in the United Nations Global Vote Vote for the world you want to see, create and share a unique video with your friends. The United Nations want to know what matters to you.
Here at #Fairtrade, our mission consists of three goals: to make trade fair, to empower small producers and workers and to foster sustainable livelihoods.
Vote for your 6 most important global issu
"26.11.2015 02:58:00" Timeline Photos We love research!
And we love it even more when it indicates that ethical purchasing is on the rise.
When you buy #Fairtrade, you are harnessing your purchasing power!
"25.11.2015 02:14:00" Timeline Photos “We fear low coffee production in [the] future because of climate change,” says Zeddy Rotich, coffee farmer at Kabngetuny Cooperative.
As the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21) gets closer, here’s a look at how Fairtrade is supporting coffee farm
"24.11.2015 03:44:01" Timeline Photos Have you checked out the new Good Spend Counter from Conscious Consumers? You can register for free today at http://consciousconsumers.org.nz/count-me-in/
Once registered, every time you spend $$$ at participating businesses they get to see what you
"23.11.2015 03:39:02" Timeline Photos These children attend school in Karhi village of Khargone, India. The school was built using their Fairtrade Premium, an extra sum of money that farmers and workers invest in a community project of their choice.
Subindu from the Fairtrade Foundation
"20.11.2015 01:51:01" Timeline Photos Are you looking for experience working in an exciting and innovative development
Do you have a passion for trade justice and want to use your time and skills to support Fairtrade?
Read more about becoming our next Producer Support Inte
"19.11.2015 02:28:01" Timeline Photos
"17.11.2015 23:30:50" nzherald.co.nz It's official! Kiwis love their bananas, with NZ Herald reporting bananas as being one of the top five items going into every supermarket trolley.
Next step, making them all #Fairtrade!
"17.11.2015 02:16:03" fairtrade.org.nz BLOG: Putting Value back into Price Harriet Lamb, CEO of Fairtrade International, talks about the importance of value we place on the products we consume. Oscar Wilde said a cynic is someone who knows the price of everything, but the v "Think how much you value that first pick-me-up morning cup of coffee. Or those tasty, easy to mash and vitamin-packed bananas you feed to your baby. Or that gold wedding ring on your finger. Yet the price of those goods has no relation to their valu
"16.11.2015 04:47:49" Fairtrade Australia Every purchase matters.
"10.11.2015 02:06:06" Fairtrade Foundation Are you ready to say goodbye to chocolate? We aren’t! www.fairtrade.org.uk/goodbye Some cocoa industry experts think that rising demand for the cocoa beans that go into making our chocolate will lead to a worldwide shortage of cocoa within five years.
A big reason for this is that there aren’t enough younger people going into coc
"08.11.2015 20:43:37" 10yearsfairtrade.org.nz 10yearsfairtrade.org.nz Thanks for all of your well-wishes #Fairtrade fans!
We'll be announcing all the prize winners this afternoon.
In the mean time, check out our interactive timeline showing how far we have come in a decade, here:
"06.11.2015 02:12:54" Fine & Dandy Tea Co. GIVEAWAY! To celebrate the 10years of Fairtrade in NZ we are giving away a tea and chocolate pairing gift to knock your socks off!! Two packs of our organic single estate tea which pairs perfectly with some decadent and delicious Wellington Chocolate Head over to Fine & Dandy Tea Co. to win some of their refreshing #Fairtrade Certified tea, along with some tasty Wellington Chocolate Factory Fairtrade Cocoa Program chocolate!
"05.11.2015 23:30:34" Timeline Photos To celebrate the Fairtrade Mark being on Kiwi products for 10 years, Karma Cola are closing our week of giveaways with a refreshing offering!
Get your hands on these drinks by wishing us a happy 10th birthday & posting a snap of your best #Fairtrade
"04.11.2015 22:11:00" Timeline Photos Have you wished us a happy 10th birthday yet?
The Fairtrade Mark has been on products in NZ for a decade, so we're going crazy with festivities.
You can win some sweet prizes by sharing a picture of your best #Fairtrade birthday cake on our page or
"03.11.2015 22:08:00" Timeline Photos As the largest cafe retailer of Fairtrade Certified coffee in New Zealand, Wild Bean Cafe NZ is celebrating 10 years of the Fairtrade Mark by giving away some sumptuous coffee!
Wish us a happy 10th birthday by posting a snap of your best #Fairtrade
"03.11.2015 02:51:00" Timeline Photos The amazing Jax Hamilton whipped up a fairly sumptuous Fairtrade Certified Gingerella (Karma Cola's sassy sister) Cake with White Peppercorn Custard and L'affare Gusto Coffee syrup to wish us a happy #10yearsfair!
If that's not some great baking insp
"01.11.2015 21:40:33" Timeline Photos Happy 10 years of Fairtrade!
To kick off a week of celebrations, Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers have some gob-smacking prizes up for grabs.
You can WIN 1 of 3 massive packs of Whittaker's #Fairtrade Certified Creamy Milk and Dark Ghana!
Wish us a hap
"01.11.2015 05:37:00" Timeline Photos Phew! Now that the nail-biting #RWC final is over, it's time to focus on our #10yearsfair celebrations!
As of this year, the Fairtrade Mark has been on products in NZ for a whole decade, so we want to thank Kiwis for choosing fair.
Wish us a happy
"31.10.2015 01:36:00" allgoodorganics.co.nz All Good BananaGhana Muffins Bake these scrumptious muffins, combining two of New Zealand’s favourite Fairtrade products – All Good Bananas and Whittaker’s Dark Ghana. The perfect combo. There's a few tricks to making these treats - including using some top #Fairtrade ingredients like All Good Bananas and Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers Dark Ghana!
Perfect for Halloween baking, and not a bad way to warm up for next weeks cake creations
"30.10.2015 03:46:01" Timeline Photos We are starstruck!
Check it out - the former New Zealand Prime Minister and administrator of the United Nations Development Programme - UNDP Helen Clark is wishing us a happy 10 years!
"29.10.2015 21:08:57" L'affare We'll be serving espresso from 12 until 2pm today at Aotea Square. Coffee for a gold coin donation. Proceeds go to Eat My Lunch. We'll be here until Saturday 31 October 7.30am until 2pm. The amazing L'affare have parked up in Auckland's Aotea Square to make #Fairtrade fliter & espresso coffee for a gold coin donation, with all proceeds going to Eat My Lunch!
Make sure you swing by before 2pm to get your caffeine fix!
"29.10.2015 02:43:01" Timeline Photos Next week, we are kicking off our 10th birthday celebrations!
That’s right, the Fairtrade Mark has been on products in NZ for a whole decade!
We want to thank Kiwis for their support of farmers and workers over the past 10 years, so stay tuned for a
"28.10.2015 00:39:42" Fairtrade New Zealand's cover photo
"22.10.2015 02:35:44" Timeline Photos Vina Maile, the administration coordinator for Tonga's Vanilla Growers Association, training growers on #Fairtrade's environmental standards using the environmental board game - fresh from being translated into Tongan!
"20.10.2015 02:25:00" Timeline Photos Get more #Fairtrade coffee in your day with this amazing deal from Caffe Prima!
Snap up this great Grab One special: 1kg of their award-winning Verde & Peruvian blend for only $23.
But there's only 4 days left, so get in quick!
"19.10.2015 21:33:20" Fairtrade Foundation What’s a ‘good’ cup of tea to you? A celebratory cuppa after a successful meeting? Fairtrade Standards mean that workers can organise collectively, receive training on their rights and be more confident and happy at work.
"16.10.2015 02:57:50" Timeline Photos Papua New Guinea's Neknasi Coffee Growers Cooperative unloading their new wet coffee mill, which will help them to produce high quality washed #Fairtrade coffee beans for specialty markets!
"15.10.2015 03:26:00" huffingtonpost.co.uk Taking Time Out to Reflect on a Sustainable Future Fairtrade can't implement the SDGs by itself. We're one player - albeit a significant one - in a global movement for change, and it will take a seismic shift in attitudes and behaviour from governments, businesses and consumers to bring about the kin "There's barely a single one of the Sustainable Development Goals' 169 different action points that isn't somehow related to food and farming."
Marike de Peña, Chair of Fairtrade International, reflects on how Fairtrade can contribute to a sustainabl
"14.10.2015 23:59:54" Fairtrade Australia Know who your Fairtrade purchase is supporting, here are some words from one of our cocoa farmers, Dou Bouré Guébré:
"Since Fairtrade certification, we’ve had training sessions and our productivity has increased. It’s important for us to sell more Fa
"11.10.2015 20:41:11" Fairtrade America Share to support gender equality!
To learn more about International Day of the Girl Child visit the United Nations post at un.org/en/events/girlchild
"08.10.2015 00:48:12" Timeline Photos We know why Lian signed our petition, so what are your reasons for supporting fairer trade?
We'd love 1000 more signatures, sign and share here:
"07.10.2015 01:46:54" Timeline Photos
"02.10.2015 02:10:01" Timeline Photos Congrats Sabrina W., Therese B., Charles S., Arlene L., Prashastha M., and Ryan B.
You are the lucky winners of our #Fairtrade Certified Kokako Organic Coffee!
Send us your courier addresses in a private message and it will be on its way to you next
"01.10.2015 22:35:01" fairtrade.org.nz Fairtrade's journey to a more sustainable world Wednesday, 30 September 2015 - Fairtrade Australia New Zealand CEO Molly Harriss Olson talks about the significance of the recently ratified Sustainable Development Goals, and how Fairtrade ca "Our ability to work within the current unequal global economic system and contribute tangible impacts for farmers, shows the integrity of the Fairtrade system."
- Great blog post on the significance of the #SDGs from our CEO Molly Harriss Olson.
"01.10.2015 02:46:00" fairtrade.org.nz Back to Origin: Kokako plots the journey from crop to cup Monday, 28 September 2015 - Mike Murphy is the Managing Director of Kokako Organic Coffee Roasters and went to Papua New Guinea with Fairtrade Australia New Zealand in August. Here he writes about hi "The trip allowed us to plot the journey of our coffee from crop to cup, including visits to the processors and exporters in Goroka, the main city in Papua New Guinea that processes coffee, and to share stories of how #Fairtrade is positively impacti
"29.09.2015 02:20:00" Timeline Photos Fairtrade is getting behind the International Coffee Organization's International Coffee Day this week, to celebrate coffee's journey from bean to cup.
Thanks to the team at Kokako Organic Coffee we have 6 bags of their #Fairtrade Certified Aotea pl
"28.09.2015 21:51:10" Timeline Photos The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal Summit took place in #NYC over the weekend. 193 countries adopted the new #SDGs, seeking to end poverty, achieve gender equality and ensure food security in every corner of the globe by 2030.
"24.09.2015 04:11:01" Timeline Photos Fairtrade is calling on the Government to tackle global poverty through trade.
"22.09.2015 04:48:37" phys.org Study finds Fair Trade logo boosts consumer's willingness to pay Products labeled with a Fair Trade logo cause prospective buyers to dig deeper into their pockets. In an experiment conducted at the University of Bonn, participants were willing to pay on average 30 percent more for ethically produced goods, compare Not only does #Fairtrade deliver positive impacts for farmers, but it makes you feel better about your purchasing power!
A University of Bonn study shows participants were willing to pay 30 percent more for ethically produced goods, compared to the
"21.09.2015 03:53:20" Timeline Photos Great news!
Over 2,500 Kiwis have now signed our petition asking the Government to commit to the proposed United Nations #SDGs and use trade as a powerful tool to tackle global poverty.
Give yourselves a pat on the back guys!
If you haven't signed u
"18.09.2015 02:39:00" Timeline Photos Join more than 1,500 Kiwis from across the country in signing our petition to stand up for farmers in developing countries, through the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) here: https://www.change.org/p/john-key-most-of-our-food-is-p
"17.09.2015 02:30:00" isealalliance.org ISEAL Alliance The claim conveys what it is referring to, the basis for the claim, which sustainability attributes are covered and how the claim was verified. In some cases not all of this information will be available within the claim itself, but it will be easy t Want to know how you can assess a company's sustainability claims?
Look no further than this handy guide from ISEAL, that shows how consumers can #challengethelabel.
"16.09.2015 04:08:23" Timeline Photos Want to support our call to make trade fair for farmers?
Sign our petition and join us in asking the Government to advance the livelihoods of farmers in developing countries, through the adaptation of the Sustainable Development Goals (#SDGs): https
"15.09.2015 03:29:00" Timeline Photos Many of you will be hearing of the #SDGs being discussed more and more in the media this month in the lead up to their finalisation at the United Nations on September 26th!
Here at Fairtrade, we know that our system provides a clear pathway to susta
"13.09.2015 21:55:55" Fairtrade New Zealand's cover photo https://www.change.org/p/john-key-most-of-our-food-is-produced-by-the-world-s-hungriest-people-2
"11.09.2015 03:37:00" Timeline Photos #DidYouKnow that many of the drafted Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) address issues that the #Fairtrade system is actively working on, including practices that help to deal with the impacts of climate change on farmers?
That means every time you
"09.09.2015 03:51:01" Timeline Photos Latest figures show producers in 1226 organizations worldwide received an estimated $168 million in Fairtrade Premium to invest in business and social projects – a 14 percent increase on the year before!
"08.09.2015 02:34:46" Fairtrade Australia There are four unique ways in which Fairtrade ensures that the farmer benefits from the sale of a Fairtrade product.
These are: Stable prices, the Fairtrade Premium, 50% producer ownership, and the empowerment of workers.
"07.09.2015 02:45:00" fairworldproject.org Food, Farming and Climate Change: It’s Bigger than Everything Else | Fair World Project Contributing Writer Ryan Zinn Photo Credit: Dennis Jarvis. Location: Vietnam Record-breaking heat waves, long-term drought, “100-year floods” in consecutive years, and increasingly extreme superstorms are becoming the new normal. The planet is now fa "#Fairtrade is proving to be more than its original mandate, as it relates to climate change. Fairtrade Premiums — the additional sums of money beyond the fair price that are paid to producers for social, environmental and economic development projec
"06.09.2015 03:48:00" Timeline Photos Happy Fathers Day!
Through Fairtrade, fathers like this one from the Coopérative Agricole Kavokiva de Daloa on the Ivory Coast are able to have more control over their businesses and futures, allowing more investment in the community.
That's why ev
"05.09.2015 01:18:00" Timeline Photos We are at Auckland's Festival for the Future this weekend!
The festival is a chance to connect with innovators and influencers from across the nation, explore the big issues of our time, share ideas, and hear from inspiring people doing remarkable
"04.09.2015 02:42:00" Timeline Photos One and a half million farmers and workers around the world benefited from increased sales of #Fairtrade products in 2014 and exceptional growth in sales of Fairtrade Certified products in New Zealand has contributed to these global impacts, accordin
"02.09.2015 23:27:35" nzherald.co.nz Chris Morrison, Simon Coley and Matt Morrison: The Fairtrade champions - Element magazine - NZ... Consumers gulp back 1.9 million cola drinks every day but the African farmers growing the ingredient that spawned a global fizzy phenomenon never see a cent. - New Zealand Herald "We feel that, as with organics, it's very important for consumers to have something they can trust and we believe in independent certification: where it's not the business saying 'you can trust us, we've been there, we've seen it." - All Good Banana
"02.09.2015 03:23:17" fairtrade.org.nz Is it Fairtrade? The future of the fashion industry Wednesday 2 September 2015 - CEO of Fairtrade Australia New Zealand, Molly Harriss Olson, talks about the changes Fairtrade is bringing cotton farmers around the world, but reminds us as "Fairtrade’s mission is to see more brands committing to Fairtrade cotton, to see farmers being paid a fair price and to see producer communities’ prosper." - CEO of Fairtrade Australia New Zealand, Molly Harriss Olson, talking about #Fairtrade as th
"31.08.2015 03:54:00" fairtrade.org.nz Fairtrade enables Highland Organic Agricultural Cooperative’s long term trading relationships During the third week of August, the Pacific’s oldest Fairtrade producer organisation Highland Organic Agricultural Cooperative (HOAC) hosted a four day trader visit to the heart of the coffee growing Earlier this month, the Pacific’s oldest Fairtrade producer organisation Highland Organic Agricultural Cooperative (HOAC) hosted a trader visit to the heart of the coffee-growing district of Okapa, in the Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guine
"27.08.2015 22:14:07" good.net.nz The truth behind the barcode With New Zealand Fashion Week currently taking place, what's hot and what's not in the world of fashion is all abuzz. But what's also making headlines is the ever growing discussion surrounding ethical fashion. The call for more transparency on the e With New Zealand Fashion Week underway, it's the ideal time to talk about ethical fashion!
Check out Good's summary of the Baptist World Aid Australia ethical fashion report, which rates #Fairtrade brands on top, as leaders in transparency and worke
"27.08.2015 03:57:00" #BeFair
"21.08.2015 03:51:01" Members of the Komkul cooperative located in the Jiwaca province of Papua New Guinea are celebrating the launch of a new #Fairtrade coffee mill project today!
"19.08.2015 03:02:00" Combat that afternoon slump with your fave #Fairtrade beverage and you'll be supporting farmers with every sip!
Check out the range of Fairtrade tea, coffee & hot chocolate available here:
"13.08.2015 03:46:00" Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
The #Fairtrade Standards actively support gender equality and the participation of women, to empower communities, support development and improve business.
"12.08.2015 02:50:00" Happy United Nations International Youth Day!
Fairtrade believes that young people can play a central role in empowering themselves and their communities to combat poverty, strengthen their position, and take more control over their lives.
"10.08.2015 02:54:52" Fairtrade Australia Keep your eyes out for the Fairtrade mark, when you're out and about this weekend!
"06.08.2015 03:53:01" fairtrade.tumblr.com Fairtrade on the road, Farming improvements for coconut farmers in the... | Tumblr Farming improvements for coconut farmers in the South Pacific If you want to grow good coconuts, you’ve got to have good soil. So when Savai’i Coconut Farmers Association (SCFA) realised their members... Through #Fairtrade funding, coconut growers in Samoa have been able to improve their harvest by focusing on soil quality.
Now they can grow more good quality coconuts to sell to international markets!
"05.08.2015 01:19:58" www.fairtrade.net Children’s Involvement in West African Cocoa Production: Supporting... The 2013/2014 Survey Research on Child Labour in West African Cocoa-Growing Areas released last week... How can we tackle child labour in the cocoa industry?
Read Fairtrade International's response to Tulane University's report into child labour in West Africa, here:
"31.07.2015 03:53:00" Today's the last day #Fairtrade campaigners can enter the Supporter Awards for 2015!
Do you want to visit communities in India and see the difference Fairtrade makes in farmers lives?
Simply jot down how you supported Fairtrade between February and
"30.07.2015 04:01:00" Tautoko Mai Fairtrade.
"29.07.2015 03:24:00" #DidYouKnow Fairtrade assists farmers with quality improvement projects?
Coffee growers in Papua New Guinea just launched a wet coffee mill project which will allow them to sell more high-quality beans to specialty markets.
Read more here:
"27.07.2015 03:50:26" youtube.com BBC World News – Karma Cola Karma Cola Co-founder, Simon Coley interviewed on BBC World News Inside Track. Thursday 23rd July 2015. Check out Karma Cola chatting to BBC News about their products and the #Fairtrade system!
"24.07.2015 03:43:00" “Coffee is our source of life, and our future is in coffee. I believe that training is important to be professional farmer. We used to do it like our forefathers, now we are professionals, and we farm based on knowledge and skills. We should think on
"23.07.2015 03:27:15" Fairtrade works with producers in the Pacific, encouraging communities to be child-inclusive by focusing on education and well being, so that kids can be kids.
Find out more by watching our second #FairtradeInTheField video on Child Protection here:
"22.07.2015 04:47:30" youtube.com Fair Trade: A Just World Starts with You | Benjamin Conard | TEDxSUNYGeneseo 2 billion people in the world live on less than $2 a day. But how can we fight global poverty? Through fair trade! The moment we sip our coffee in the mornin... "Everyday purchases should be an extension of our values"
"The switch to Fairtrade is easy. The impact is enormous"
- Benjamin Conard's inspiring talk on #Fairtrade & #ThePowerOfYou at TEDxSUNYGeneseo.
"20.07.2015 00:25:27" Devonport Chocolates This cold weather is getting me down, must be time for a Devonport Chocolates hot chocolate, YUM! Need a pick-me-up on this chilly Monday?
Look no further than a delicious #Fairtrade Hot Chocolate.
Check out the range at www.fairtrade.org.nz/products
"18.07.2015 03:42:01" #MandelaDay
"16.07.2015 22:31:03" fairtrade.org.nz Reflecting on the legacy of the late Phillip Toyne, former Fairtrade Board Member Thursday 16 July, 2015 - Fairtrade Board Member, Kim McKay AO, shares her reflections on the late Phillip Toyne, AO. One of Fairtrade Australia New Zealand’s most ardent and respected supporters Fairtrade Australia and Fairtrade New Zealand Board Member Kim McKay reflects on the life and legacy of Phillip Toyne ahead of tomorrow's memorial service in his honour.
Phillip was a Board Member for Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand between 2010-
"16.07.2015 00:39:47" fairtradeamerica.org "We Must Listen to Smallholder Farmers and Workers" Fairtrade America's executive director outlined the importance of "a fairer deal for farmers and workers in developing countries" at a recent United Nations meeting. Check out Fairtrade America representing Fairtrade International at the United Nations meeting on Sustainable Development Goals; Speaking up for smallholder farmers and making their voices heard. #SDG's
"15.07.2015 03:35:59" Conscious Consumers Only 15mins to go if you want to be remembered for ever as someone that helped to create this world-changing idea - www.countmein.nz We got on TV this morn too... http://tvnz.co.nz/breakfast-news/wondering-go-fair-trade-coffee-well-there-s-app-video- Want to know where you can get #Fairtrade products near you?
Check out Conscious Consumers app, and watch this video to find out about a new development in the works!
"13.07.2015 03:24:00" We are currently looking for a Producer Support Communications Intern to join the #Fairtrade family!
This position would suit a student or a recent graduate with a background in media, radio, English or communications.
The position is for 16-24 hou
"10.07.2015 03:30:00" Happy Friday! #BeFair
"08.07.2015 23:59:44" huffingtonpost.co.uk Warming Up for the Headline Act in New York For every headline act there's a supporting artist. Even the biggest names have started out as warm-up acts: early in his career, Elvis opened for Bill Hayley, and the Beatles once settled for fourth slot on tour. So it is at the United Nations in Ne The Sustainable Development Goals: Will smallholder farmers be the headline act or be left sitting on the sidelines?
Fairtrade International CEO, Harriet Lamb, explains at Huffington Post UK.
"06.07.2015 03:47:00" We want to reward the amazing creativity, effort and impact that Kiwi supporters have brought to the Fair Trade movement in New Zealand, so we will be sending one lucky supporter to India to experience Fairtrade in action and meet with Fairtrade farm
"03.07.2015 03:44:00" msn.com Is the world’s supply of chocolate in serious danger? The chocolate industry is entering crisis mode. You may already know that chocolate prices have been steadily increasingas the industry struggles to keep up with consumer demand. But new analysis from the Cocoa Barometer, a data report that investiga How can we mitigate the possibility of a chocolate shortage?
Through #Fairtrade, that's how.
The CEO of Fairtrade International, Harriet Lamb says "to prevent a chocolate shortage, cocoa farmers need to earn a better income now."
Read Harriet's ful
"01.07.2015 02:44:07" youtube.com Why does Fairtrade mean sustainable trade? There is a lot of talk about sustainability at the moment, but what impact can Fairtrade have in building a sustainable future for us all? Watch our animatio...
"30.06.2015 03:16:00" Decisions, decisions...
So, what's your #Fairtrade afternoon pick-me-up, tea or coffee?
"26.06.2015 02:15:00" People’s ability to implement sustainable environmental and social practices is dependent on their incomes and standards of living, meaning that stable trading relationships are key to farmers working toward sustainability goals.
#Fairtrade works to
"25.06.2015 03:39:00" Fairtrade Australia New Zealand works with smallholder farmers in the Pacific to facilitate access to international markets and assist them in developing transparent trading relationships.
Want to learn more? Watch our #FairtradeInTheField video her
"24.06.2015 04:49:01" Brr! This chilly weather means its the ideal time to indulge in some comforting home-cooked dishes and tasty baking!
Luckily, The Forest Cantina's new cookbook offers the perfect inspiration, as it celebrates using #Fairtrade ingredients in everyday
"23.06.2015 03:56:00" "When you think Fairtrade first and choose to buy Fairtrade, you are supporting incredible projects all over the world that get to the heart of the community and make the planet a better place to be."
Check out the latest blog post from Keren Rego,
"16.06.2015 03:33:01" Have you checked out the #CountMeIn campaign that Conscious Consumers is running at www.countmein.nz?
They want to build a technology that will transform the money you spend into a vote for the kind of world you want. There are awesome Fairtrade pr
"12.06.2015 03:49:00" Want to find out how #Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand's Producer Support Team facilitate training with smallholder producers in the Pacific?
Watch and find out!
"05.06.2015 03:03:01" It's World Environment Day; a day to consider how we can best look after our planet.
The #Fairtrade Standards promote sustainable development through the best agricultural practices, which not only guide producers to adapt to climate change, but also
"29.05.2015 03:16:01" The principles of Fair Trade are based on the practical and shared experience of Fair Trade Organizations over many years and reflect the diversity of Fair Trade relationships.
Read more about these principles and how they guide the #Fairtrade syste
"25.05.2015 03:42:01" As Fair Trade Fortnight draws to a close, it's the perfect time to reflect on the exciting events that were held and the wonderful people who helped to spread the word!
Fairtrade coffee farmer and founding member of Papua New Guinea's Highlands Organ
"24.05.2015 04:23:32" FAIRTRADE Österreich “I hope I can pass down my coffee garden to my children. I want to help them to have a source of income in the future, since today it’s hard to find a job. I would really like to learn more how to grow coffee properly. Then my garden could produce mo
"22.05.2015 03:08:00" It's the last day of Fair Trade Fortnight and boy, do we have some great treats lined up!
The team at Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers want to treat a lucky Fairtrade fan to a bonus prize pack of their best-selling #Fairtrade Certified Dark Ghana & Cream
"21.05.2015 03:43:00" It's always tea time here at the Fairtrade office!
If you want to win yourself a pack of Ritual Tea Company's finest #Fairtrade Tea, simply take the Fairness Test at www.befair.fairtrade.org.nz! #BeFair
"20.05.2015 03:06:35" Our friends at Conscious Consumers have an awesome app that helps you find cafes & businesses that serve & sell #Fairtrade products.
Now they need your help to launch some awesome new technology that works to empower YOU; the Conscious Consumer!
"19.05.2015 03:06:00" Step aside Tuesday; this is a job for coffee!
Take the Fairness Test today at www.befair.fairtrade.org.nz and you'll be in to win a prize pack of #Fairtrade & organic coffee capsules from Honest Coffee Co.
"18.05.2015 23:07:01" The team at BNZ know how to #BeFair!
Have you taken the test yet? www.befair.fairtrade.org.nz
"18.05.2015 03:31:00" Happy Monday #Fairtrade fans!
Boil the jug and join the Great Kiwi Fairness Debate today, at www.befair.fairtrade.org.nz with Fine & Dandy Tea NZ.
Take the test, enter your details & you'll be in to win a pack of their refreshing Fairtrade tea! #Be
"17.05.2015 21:52:40" nzherald.co.nz Green grows the caffeine now - Life & Style - NZ Herald News It seems to be our nature to prefer our pressures complicated - as you'll have noticed if you have sampled the brave new world of multi-platform streaming TV. - New Zealand Herald Last week, we were lucky enough to have Daniel Kinne, #Fairtrade coffee farmer and chairman of the Highlands Organic Agricultural Cooperative in Papua New Guinea, visit us here in NZ to share his story.
Check out this great article on Daniel & Fairt
"17.05.2015 03:52:00" If you're a fan of Esquires Coffee NZ then it's your lucky Sunday! Head to www.befair.fairtrade.org.nz & take the Fairness Test, enter your details and you'll be in to win a prize pack of their #Fairtrade Certified coffee!
"16.05.2015 02:52:00" Fancy a fair treat?
Simply take the test at www.befair.fairtrade.org.nz today, sign up and you’ll be in to win a pack of Pana Chocolate's finest #Fairtrade Raw Cacao bars! #BeFair
"15.05.2015 03:42:01" What's your take on this scenario:
You're caffeine-deprived and the coffee queue is taking forever.
The person in front of you is taking what feels like a lifetime to decide between a flat white or a latte.
So...do you audibly sigh & keep waiting or
"14.05.2015 22:19:01" Need to fulfill your Friday caffeine fix?
Take the test at www.befair.fairtrade.org.nz, enter your details and you’ll be in to win a pack of Caffe Prima's finest #Fairtrade coffee!
You can also snap up a Fair Trade Fortnight special here - 2 bags of
"14.05.2015 03:08:00" Have you found out how fair you are yet?
Time to take the test at www.befair.fairtrade.org.nz, sign up to receive the Fairtrade NZ newsletter today and you’ll be in to win a pack of Bruno Rossi's finest #Fairtrade coffee!
"13.05.2015 22:28:01" We were lucky enough to have Cori Gonzalez - Macuer be our Fairness Inspector this Fair Trade Fortnight!
He tested the kids at Pt Chevalier School on fairness, and they scored an excellent rating!
So why don't you find out how you stack up?
"13.05.2015 03:38:00" The amazing folks at Oxfam's Morning Tea want to give away 12 blocks of Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers #Fairtrade Certified chocolate to one lucky person!
Simply take the Fairness Test, sign up to Fairtrade news and you'll be in to win.
Find out mor
"12.05.2015 22:06:14" FreshChoice Check out our Fairtrade competition - be in to win one of 3 Fairtrade price packs worth $100! See the tab on our Facebook page or here: http://freshchoice.co.nz/fair-trade-fortnight-competition The team at FreshChoice are celebrating Fair Trade Fortnight by treating 3 lucky shoppers to a #Fairtrade prize pack! Make sure you get your entry in! :)
"12.05.2015 04:10:01" Plunge into the Great Kiwi Fairness Debate with this amazing prize pack from L'affare!
Simply take the test and sign up to Fairtrade news at www.befair.fairtrade.org.nz and you'll be in with a chance to win $50 worth of #Fairtrade coffee! #BeFair
"11.05.2015 22:06:00" When surveyed, 61% of Kiwis believed they acted fairly in the last month, while a 100% of New Zealanders considered themselves to be a ‘fair’ person most of the time (Colmar Brunton 2015).
How do you stack up? Take the test and find out:
"11.05.2015 03:26:01" Want to be in to win a prize pack of delectable Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers #Fairtrade Certified Chocolate?
Take the Fairness Test today and sign up to Fairtrade news to be in to win! www.befair.fairtrade.org.nz #BeFair
"10.05.2015 04:01:00" Top up Mum's tea supply today by taking the Fairness Test!
Scarborough Fair will treat one lucky #Fairtrade fan to a prize pack of English Breakfast & Green Tea worth $50.
So get involved at www.befair.fairtrade.org.nz and be in to win! #BeFair
"10.05.2015 03:35:01" Happy Mother's Day! #BeFair
"09.05.2015 03:11:01" Be the change you want to see in the world this World Fair Trade Day. #BeFair
Find out about what's behind World Fair Trade Day here:
"08.05.2015 22:49:00" Today the folks at Wellington Chocolate Factory want to give away a pack of delicious #Fairtrade Cocoa Program chocolate blocks to a lucky fair Kiwi!
All you need to do is take the Fairness Test and sign up to our exciting newsletter at www.befair.f
"08.05.2015 03:11:01" Fair Trade Fortnight kicks off today!
So take the Fairness Test today at www.befair.fairtrade.org.nz and find out how fair you really are!
You’ll go in to win a pack of refreshing #Fairtrade Certified Karma Cola, Gingerella, & Lemmy if you sign up
"07.05.2015 22:45:00" As a nation, we like to think we're a fair bunch.
But are we really as fair as we think?
This Fair Trade Fortnight, we are challenging Kiwis to talk about the concept of fairness and how buying Fairtrade products can have a positive impact on farme
"06.05.2015 03:29:00" Something exciting is kicking off this Friday for Fair Trade Fortnight!
To give you all a taste of what's to come, tell us your take on this tricky scenario:
There's only one piece of delicious chocolate (Fairtrade of course!) left in the packet, a
"24.04.2015 03:27:02" Today is Fashion Revolution Day Aus NZ so we're taking part by turning our shirts inside out, and asking Kiwis to consider who made their clothes!
#Fairtrade Certified Cotton products like this Kathmandu t-shirt, as well as clothing from Liminal Appa
"22.04.2015 04:11:02" With Fashion Revolution Day Aus NZ coming up on Friday, we're asking Kiwis to turn their shirts #insideout and think about where their clothing comes from & how the materials were sourced.
Kiwi brand Liminal Apparel uses #Fairtrade Certified cotton
"21.04.2015 04:05:01" Coming up to Fashion Revolution Day Aus NZ on the 24th of April, we're asking brands what motivates them to source #Fairtrade Certified cotton & support farmers in developing countries.
Here's a few words from Kowtow's Gosia Piatek:
"17.04.2015 22:23:01" Aucklanders!
Come see the #Fairtrade team at Go Green NZ this weekend. We'll be at stand N6, playing the environmental board game and giving away sweet prizes to people to who get involved with our Farmer & Consumer cut-out! #BeFair
"15.04.2015 03:37:00" Keren Rego, our 2014 Fairtrade Supporter of the Year, is in Costa Rica meeting Fairtrade farmers!
A few words from Keren:
‘We had a once in a lifetime experience meeting the CoopeAgri coffee farmers who export #Fairtrade coffee to Wild Bean Cafe NZ
"14.04.2015 03:13:01" It's your lucky day #Fairtrade fans!
We have 5 Go Green NZ double passes for the Auckland expo on 18-19 April to give away!
Simply like this post and tag the friend you'd bring along, and you're in to WIN!
Winners will be drawn tomorrow afternoon at
"13.04.2015 03:41:02" Want to help your food business grow by learning about new trends while connecting with food pioneers, innovators and leaders?
Then snap up some tickets for Sustainable Business Network's Good Food Forum!
Proudly sponsored by All Good Bananas & Kok
"09.04.2015 05:09:42" A cocoa seedling at UNCRISPROCA. UNCRISPROCA is a Fairtrade Certified cocoa producer in the hard-to-reach area of the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua.
Photo by Sean Hawkey
"09.04.2015 00:49:18" fairtrade.net 'Fairtrade Brasil’ connects Brazilian consumers to buy Fairtrade from local farmers Newest Fairtrade organization to bolster support for South-South trade in Brazil. Welcome to the family Fairtrade Brasil!
"07.04.2015 04:22:31" fairtrade.org.nz Vanilla farmers first to bring Fairtrade certification to Tonga Fairtrade ANZ is pleased to announce that the Vanilla Growers Association of Vava’u have achieved Fairtrade certification, making it the first farmer association in the small island state of Tonga to #DidYouKnow that the Vanilla Growers Association of Vava'u (VGA) are the first farmer association in Tonga to meet #Fairtrade Standards for social and environmental performance, as well as business accountability and transparency? Read more about VGA
"05.04.2015 03:09:04" Have a #FairEaster Fairtrade fans! www.fairtrade.org.nz/easter
"05.04.2015 03:06:34" Fancy a few more #FairEaster treats?
We have 3 Fairtrade Certified chocolate hamper packs from Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers to give away!
All you need to do is have a crack at our Fairtrade Chocolate Story here: www.fairtrade.org.nz/easter, and fil
"02.04.2015 02:50:01" Have you played the sweet Fairtrade Chocolate Story?
Learn about how cocoa gets from bean to bar, and you could be in to win 1 of 3 hampers of #Fairtrade Easter goodies, courtesy of Bennetto Natural Foods Co.!
Play here: http://fairtrade.org.nz/eas
"01.04.2015 02:26:00" Get eggs-cited Fairtrade chocolate fans!
You could be sipping your way through that afternoon slump with Fairtrade Certified Drinking Chocolate from Bennetto Natural Foods Co.!
Simply play the Fairtrade Chocolate Story here: www.fairtrade.org.nz/ea
"30.03.2015 02:45:02" #Fairtrade cocoa comes from countries like Ghana and Papua New Guinea to be made into some of your favourite chocolate products, including Wellington Chocolate Factory's Salted Caramel Easter Eggs.
So hop over to fairtrade.org.nz/easter to play the
"29.03.2015 02:05:02" We're continuing the Easter celebration with an awesome prize pack from Wellington Chocolate Factory, who have 3 Fairtrade Cocoa Program Salted Caramel Chocolate eggs to giveaway to a few lucky Fairtrade fans!
All you have to do is drag and drop you
"27.03.2015 03:12:08" Happy Friday #Fairtrade fans!
Make sure you enter our Fairtrade Certified Cadbury Dairy Milk Easter hamper giveaway here: https://fairtradeeaster.pgtb.me/Vt8v1r
Entries close tomorrow at 3pm.
And once you've done that, hop over to www.fairtrade.org.n
"26.03.2015 02:28:02" Easter is the ideal time to indulge in #Fairtrade Certified treats knowing that each purchase makes a significant contribution to giving farmers in developing countries a better deal.
So, to kick off our Easter celebrations, the folks at Cadbury Dai
"24.03.2015 02:50:00" Something pretty sweet is hatching this Thursday!
Hop on over to www.fairtrade.org.nz/easter to get a taste of whats to come! #FairEaster
"18.03.2015 02:31:02" Here at Fairtrade, our thoughts are with the people of Vanuatu.
If you want to help those in need, make sure you check out the likes of Oxfam NZ, TEAR Fund New Zealand!, CWS, & World Vision New Zealand as they are all collecting donations for variou
"17.03.2015 04:24:01" #DidYouKnow that Fairtrade sugar comes from 62,200 smallholder sugar cane farmers in 17 countries?
For more Fairtrade facts head to www.fairtrade.org.nz
"12.03.2015 02:20:59" magazine.expo2015.org Ten women who rule in the world of food | ExpoNet To mark International Women's Day, which is celebrated on March 8 around the world, here are ten key women who have been working for many years to improve nutrition for all. Fairtrade International's Chair of the Board, Marike de Pena, was named as one of the top "10 women who rule in the world of food" during #Expo2015, along with Michelle Obama.
Way to go Marike!
"08.03.2015 02:00:03" fairtrade.org.nz Stepping into the limelight: Female cocoa farmers share their experiences Strengthening women's place in the communities where Fairtrade works begins with understanding the challenges they face. Female members of ECOOKIM, a Fairtrade certified cocoa cooperative Happy International Women's Day!
Female members of ECOOKIM, a Fairtrade Certified cocoa cooperative in the Ivory Coast, are stepping up to share their personal stories on camera.
But in this project, they're not just subjects – they are producing
"06.03.2015 02:34:00" This Sunday is International Women's Day, and here at Fairtrade we are already celebrating the achievements of women all over the world.
#Fairtrade standards encourage and require producer organisations to actively motivate the participation of wom
"03.03.2015 02:26:00" #DidYouKnow that 90% of the world's cocoa is grown on small family farms by around 6 million farmers?
Read more about #Fairtrade farmers here:
"26.02.2015 02:10:00" It's challenge time, #Fairtrade supporters!
All you have to do is:
- Switch your workplace to sourcing Fairtrade Certified products.
- Snap a photo of you & your colleagues celebrating all things Fairtrade!
And you'll be in to win a jumbo hamper of
"23.02.2015 23:50:49" Fairtrade Foundation Does Fairtrade matter? It does to Edson. What matters to you? www.fairtrade.org.uk/fortnight It's Fair Trade Fortnight in the UK, but you can support #Fairtrade from anywhere in the world by choosing products that change lives.
"18.02.2015 03:28:10" www.fairtrade.net Fairtrade farmers & workers – who, what, where? With new monitoring and impact report due out soon, preview the top numbers and insights on the 1.5 ... The latest figures from Fairtrade International reveal the growth of the #Fairtrade system worldwide!
Check it out here:
"14.02.2015 00:49:01" Happy Valentines Day #Fairtrade fans!
"13.02.2015 02:01:50" currentlyunderdevelopment.wordpress.com Lower commodity prices: Why Fairtrade really matters right now Much of the recent attention on falling commodity prices has focused on the impact of lower energy prices. However, crude oil and its refined...
"10.02.2015 03:05:06" medium.com Making Change Visible Photographer Sean Hawkey has worked in international development, advocacy and humanitarian efforts in 40 countries, spe…
"03.02.2015 03:05:39" Calling all #Fairtrade supporters!
The 2015 Supporter Awards have launched!
You could be off on the trip of a lifetime to meet Fairtrade farmers in India and experience the impact your purchases have on their community.
All you need to do, is get ca
"30.01.2015 02:11:13" www.fairtrade.net Rekindling Interest in African Vegetables Vegetables consumed in Eastern Africa include familiar names - carrots, kale and cabbage – but these... Many #Fairtrade farmers are able to sell their produce on Fairtrade terms within their own countries, and with leafy vegetables in African countries increasing in demand, more farmers are now supplying their domestic market.
Read more about the risin
"28.01.2015 03:23:00" fairtrade.org.nz Pacific producers launch the Fairtrade Pacific Sub-Network As the number of Fairtrade producers organisations in the Pacific grows, so does their participation and influence in the global Fairtrade system. Since 2010, Fairtrade producers in the Pacific incre #DidYouKnow that since 2010 #Fairtrade producers in the Pacific have increased from 6,000 to 20,000?
Read more about Pacific producers and the launch of the Fairtrade Pacific Sub-Network here:
"27.01.2015 02:28:00" fairtrade.tumblr.com Fairtrade on the road, Jose Abigail Perez Gomez, 61, sits with his wife... | Tumblr Jose Abigail Perez Gomez, 61, sits with his wife Ana and their grandson outside their home. Jose is a member Fairtrade certified small producer organization BANELINO in the Dominican Republic. "I...
"21.01.2015 02:21:00" medium.com Value farmers… Value Food… and Consumers Win Too Consumers need to dig deeper. Put emphasis back on the food we eat and those producing it. Do you think about the farmers who grow & source the foods we eat?
Caroline Hickson of Fairtrade International calls on people to put greater value on the farmers who produce our food and the food itself.
"19.01.2015 03:11:45" www.fairtrade.net Top of the Morning to You from Uganda! David Lukwata and the coffee farmers of Kibinge in central Uganda are helping many of us get our day... The coffee farmers of Kibinge Cooperative in Uganda elected to invest the Fairtrade Premium they earned on Fairtrade sales into a credit union that benefits the whole community.
Read their story here:
"16.01.2015 02:38:05" Great words from a great man, needed now more than ever. Happy Birthday, Dr King Timeline Photos
"15.01.2015 03:05:24" Keep up to date with how you can harness your purchasing power by supporting Fairtrade at www.thepowerofyou.org.nz
"13.01.2015 02:49:46" While you're scribbling down resolutions, farmers at Kibinge Cooperative in #Uganda have invested in a farm supply shop. Read the whole story on how Fairtrade Premiums are enabling community investment. http://www.fairtrade.net/meet-the-producers-de Timeline Photos
"09.01.2015 03:53:50" Fairtrade cocoa cooperative, ECOOKIM, tackled the issue of moulding cocoa by investing their Fairtrade Premium in training for members on Good Agricultural Practices including fermentation and drying processes, in storage warehouses and in upgraded d Timeline Photos
"08.01.2015 03:10:52" #ThePowerOfYou
"05.01.2015 03:42:06" For 2015 why not make a resolution to buy more Fairtrade products? By choosing Fairtrade you're helping to improve the livelihoods of the farmers and workers behind the products we love, empowering them to make their own decisions, control their futu
"24.12.2014 02:38:00" Merry Christmas! Our Producer Support Team recently visited Papua New Guinea and chatted to Daniel Kinne from the Highland Organic Agricultural Cooperative (HOAC) about his Christmas plans.
Here's his message for Kiwi Fairtrade fans!
Merry Christmas :)
"23.12.2014 03:26:00" fairtrade.org.nz Successful first year of Fairtrade ANZ’s ICT project in Papua New Guinea Aimed at increasing Fairtrade farmers’ entrepreneurial abilities through the use of technology; the two year IFAD-funded project “Linking Farmers in Papua New Guinea (PNG) to Fairtrade Markets” suppor #DidYouKnow that Fairtrade ANZ's Producer Support team have been working on an exciting ICT project, helping Papua New Guinean farmers develop their entrepreneurial abilities through the use of technology? Read more here:
"22.12.2014 02:10:00" fairtrade.tumblr.com Fairtrade on the road, Catherine Klanjiku is one of 450 workers at Waridi... | Tumblr Catherine Klanjiku is one of 450 workers at Waridi Limited flower farm, Fairtrade certified since 2003, near Nairobi, Kenya. She works as the Fairtrade Premium Committee Administrator, supporting... Around the globe, 1.4 million farmers, workers & their families, more than 1,500 Fair Trade Towns, thousands of businesses & traders, & countless consumers all worked together to make the world a fairer place in 2014. That's the Power of You!
"19.12.2014 02:54:00" fairtrade.org.nz Fairtrade ANZ launches Good Governance Training Module Fairtrade ANZ launched its Good Governance Training Module for small farmers in Goroka, Papua New Guinea, this November. The module was carried out across two days of training, which delivered the es “The good governance training gave us a better understanding of how we should be directing & managing our organisations, & of the roles of the board of directors, management & members. If we are transparent & participative, our businesses can grow st
"17.12.2014 02:42:00" How are you spending the festive season? Deingi will be taking some time off from growing the Fairtrade coffee you love, to spend some time with the people he loves. When you purchase a Fairtrade product as a Christmas gift, your purchasing power hel
"13.12.2014 02:56:00" www.fairtrade.net Winds of Change Farmers working towards Fairtrade certification in the Philippines were among those affected by typh... Fairtrade staff visited Negros Occidental OURFood Farmers in the Phillippines recently.
These vegetable farmers are working towards Fairtrade Certification to increase their opportunities in the region.
None of the farmers were hurt by typhoon Hagup
"12.12.2014 02:20:44" Congratulations to the last 5 winners of our #Fairtrade Stocking Fillers giveaway packs.
Thank you to everyone who entered, for supporting Fairtrade this festive season!
"12.12.2014 00:15:00" Today's the last day to enter our Fairtrade Stocking Fillers giveaway!
To win a pack featuring Caffe Prima's award-winning Verde blend, enter here before 3pm: http://a.pgtb.me/xSJxcW
Find stockists or shop online here: www.caffeprima.co.nz
"11.12.2014 02:22:00" Day 09: Today's featured stocking filler is Devonport Chocolates #Fairtrade Certified Dark Drinking Chocolate!
Enter at: http://a.pgtb.me/xSJxcW
Available in stores and online: http://www.devonportchocolates.co.nz/
Entries close 3pm Friday 12 Dece
"10.12.2014 02:57:01" Day 08: Today's featured stocking filler is Scarborough Fair #Fairtrade Certified Tea & Instant Coffee!
Enter at: http://a.pgtb.me/xSJxcW
Available in supermarkets nationwide: http://www.scarboroughfairfoods.co.nz/
Entries close 3pm Friday 12 Decem
"09.12.2014 02:46:01" Day 07: Today's featured stocking filler is Esquires Coffee NZ's #Fairtrade Certified Espresso Grind!
Enter at: http://a.pgtb.me/xSJxcW
Available in Esquires Coffee Houses nationwide: http://www.esquirescoffee.co.nz/
Entries close 3pm Friday 12 Dec
"08.12.2014 03:30:00" BONUS STOCKING FILLER!
Would you love to see some #Fairtrade Certified Cadbury Dairy Milk nestled under your Christmas tree?
Enter here to be in to win a hamper of Fairtrade stocking fillers: http://a.pgtb.me/xSJxcW
Available in supermarkets: https
"07.12.2014 22:30:00" Day 06: Today's featured stocking filler is Inca-Fe Coffee!
One of these high-quality blends would be the perfect addition to the Christmas breakfast table.
Enter at: http://a.pgtb.me/xSJxcW
Available in supermarkets or online: http://www.incafe.co.
"05.12.2014 03:30:00" Congratulations to the first 5 winners of our #Fairtrade Stocking Fillers giveaway packs!
Keep an eye out for your goodies arriving next week. :)
There are still another 5 winners to be drawn, so keep those entries coming!
Thank you for supporting
"05.12.2014 02:11:01" Day 05: Today's featured stocking filler is Bennetto Natural Foods Co. Hot Drinking Chocolate!
This decadent treat is perfect melted into hot milk or eaten as is.
Enter at: http://a.pgtb.me/xSJxcW
Available in selected foodstores or online: http://b
"04.12.2014 02:21:06" Day 04: Today's featured stocking fillers are t-shirts from Kathmandu.
These t-shirts are made with #Fairtrade Certified cotton!
Enter at: http://a.pgtb.me/xSJxcW
Available in store (http://www.kathmandu.co.nz/storelocator) & online (http://www.kat
"03.12.2014 02:45:01" Day 3: Today's featured stocking filler is L'affare's #Fairtrade Certified Gusto blend, which is perfect for any brewing method!
Enter at: http://a.pgtb.me/xSJxcW
Available in all major foodstores nationwide. More info: www.laffare.co.nz
"02.12.2014 03:53:00" Day 2: Today's featured stocking filler is Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers' #Fairtrade Certified Dark Ghana & Creamy Milk blocks!
Enter at: http://a.pgtb.me/xSJxcW
Available in all major foodstores nationwide. More info: www.whittakers.co.nz
"01.12.2014 02:35:01" Today's featured #Fairtrade Stocking Filler is guaranteed to put a spring in your step!
Robert Harris Coffee Roasters Ethiopian Fairtrade blend is the perfect gift for the plunger coffee lover.
Enter at: http://a.pgtb.me/xSJxcW
Available in all maj
"30.11.2014 21:30:00" To kick-start the festive season, each day until December 12th, we will feature a #Fairtrade Certified product included in the 10 Christmas stocking filler packs that are up for grabs!
Enter at: http://a.pgtb.me/xSJxcW
Entries close 3pm Friday 12
"27.11.2014 02:43:35" Rural and farming communities are among the most deeply affected by climate change, although they have done the least to contribute to it. We wanted to hear from the producers themselves on how we can work with them to tackle this widespread issue. Timeline Photos Read more on Fairtrade International's blog - http://tmblr.co/Z4ILCy1VQI89h
"25.11.2014 02:13:00" www.theguardian.com There is a solution to the looming chocolate shortage - pay farmers a fair price The children of chocolate farmers are abandoning the trade. Companies need to address the taboo of fair prices to protect the future of chocolate. The children of chocolate farmers are abandoning the trade. Terrible, nightmarish forecasts predict a dark future in which chocolate will be expensive as caviar. How can we prevent this doomsday scenario? Fairtrade International CEO Harriet Lamb disc
"24.11.2014 02:15:34" Congratulations Gareth F., Jamie H., Susan I., Karen M., Laura T., Emma F., Rebecca T., Debbie S., Emma G., and An B.!
You are the lucky winners of our #Fairtrade tea giveaway!
The tea leaves in Ritual Tea Company tea blends come from Sri Lankan pla
"21.11.2014 02:26:06" www.huffingtonpost.co.uk Tackling Obesity in Supply Chains Sadly the saying about 'living off the fat of the land' looks all too anachronistic: half of the world's hungry people are themselves farmers. But if you suggest that farmers in developing countries who grow our food should be paid more, people throw A new report has revealed how the growing concentration of power in agricultural supply chains is having a serious effect not only on producers far away from the supermarket shelves, but all along the supply chain, to the environment & onto the choic
"20.11.2014 02:45:00" United Nations Universal Children's Day is a day to promote the welfare of children around the world. Fairtrade is dedicated to strengthening our ongoing work to protect & empower children, enabling communities to invest in their future generations.
"17.11.2014 04:03:37" KTea has relaunched as Ritual Tea Company, with the same values (#Fairtrade Certified and organic) but with a fresh new look!
To celebrate, we have 10 packs of assorted tea blends to give away!
So tell us, what's your tea ritual?
Entries close on M
"13.11.2014 03:17:15" You don't have to be an armchair activist. By buying #Fairtrade you can make a real difference in the lives of others. Vote wth your wallet for fairer trade practices and make your voice heard. #KnowFairtrade Timeline Photos
"12.11.2014 02:17:04" #DidYouKnow farmers are now half-owners of Fairtrade International?
This makes Fairtrade the only ethical certification scheme in the world to be jointly-owned by its producers.
Choose #Fairtrade and change the world one purchase at a time.
"11.11.2014 01:49:00" Fati Bramah is Fairtrade banana worker in Ghana. Fairtrade certification helped her learn about trade, and enabled her children to attend school.
Fairtrade recognises the important role women play in enhancing agricultural and rural development, imp
"10.11.2014 02:16:00" Congratulations to our 2014 #Fairtrade Award winners: Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers Fairtrade Certified 5 Roll Refined Creamy Milk Chocolate, All Good Bananas, & Bennetto Natural Foods Co. Drinking Chocolate!
These leading Kiwi brands have been recog
"06.11.2014 22:02:48" www.theguardian.com Kuapa Kokoo: How the Fairtrade cocoa farmers’ co-operative was formed The story of how Kuapa Kokoo grew from humble origins to become one of Ghana’s biggest co-operatives.
"05.11.2014 03:04:00" www.slideshare.net Cotton - Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade, 5th Edition This overview of Fairtrade Cotton lists the facts and figures about the farmers and workers growing it based on data largely collected in 2012. Find the full r… Want to know all about #Fairtrade cotton?
Check out Fairtrade International's summary of the scope and benefits of Fairtrade cotton worldwide, here: http://www.slideshare.net/fairtrade/monitoring-the-scope-and-benefits-of-fairtrade-5th-edition
"04.11.2014 01:14:56" What matters to you?
#thepowerofyou Timeline Photos
"03.11.2014 02:40:01" Meet the husband and wife team, Deingi and Mayung, from the Neknasi Coffee Growers Cooperative in Papua New Guinea. In the Saruwaged Range in Morobe Province, the Deingi family proudly produce coffee following traditional and environmentally friendly
"01.11.2014 21:25:01" Hats off to all the runners competing in the Auckland Marathon today!
Luckily, the team at All Good Bananas have got your snacks sorted.
Best of luck guys!
"31.10.2014 02:10:01" www.pinterest.com Fairtrade Halloween These ghostly Halloween bananas make a simple yet spooky sweet treat Need to whip up some spooky snacks for the afternoon trick or treaters?
Make some fair Halloween treats with the help of a few #Fairtrade bananas decorated with chocolate!
"30.10.2014 03:35:17" Fairtrade hosted a collaborative meeting in Fiji last month, and with sugar as the focus of discussion, the meeting highlighted challenges in the industry, discussed methods to increase yield & quality, and prepared farmers to face market challenges.
"29.10.2014 03:30:01" Congrats Sarah C.!
Thank you for having your say by voting in the 2014 #Fairtrade Awards. There's a jumbo hamper of Fairtrade Certified products with your name on it!
"29.10.2014 00:16:22" In addition to a fair price, #Fairtrade farmers also receive the Fairtrade Premium which can be invested in social, economic and development projects within their communities.
Mrs Bimla Giri, from the Ambootia Tea Estate in the Darjeeling region in Timeline Photos
"28.10.2014 03:13:42" Thank you all for voting in the 2014 #Fairtrade Awards!
Stay tuned for the announcement of the award winners on November 10th.
Congrats to these lucky voters from last week!
"27.10.2014 02:50:00" Happy Labour Day #Fairtrade fans!
Thank you for having your say in the Fairtrade Awards, and for your ongoing support for farmers & workers in developing countries.
"26.10.2014 04:55:00" Starting your Sunday with a delicious #Fairtrade cuppa?
Take a minute to vote for your favourite blend for the 2014 Fairtrade Awards at www.fairtradeawards.org.nz!
Voting closes midnight tonight.
"24.10.2014 02:50:01" When you purchase a Fairtrade coffee in your local café or buy a bag of beans at the supermarket you may spare a thought for what that purchase means to the farmers who toiled for the product. Does it mean a fair price? Or perhaps fair labour standar
"23.10.2014 02:40:00" There's only 3 days left to go in the draw to win a pack of Fairtrade goodies!
Just click on the 'Fairtrade Awards 2014' tab on our page or visit www.fairtradeawards.org.nz to cast your vote and you'll be in the draw!
"22.10.2014 02:35:00" Congratulations to these lucky voters!
Vote at www.fairtradeawards.org.nz & you could be a winner too.
You have 4 more days to have your say & be in the draw to win Fairtrade Certified goodies!
All voters will also go into a draw to win a hamper
"20.10.2014 02:45:00" It is YOU, the supporters we have to thank, for championing Fairtrade products and changing the world with each purchase.
We are proud to see over 1,200 Fairtrade Certified products available in NZ & Australia.
Make sure you cast your vote for your
"19.10.2014 04:50:01" Fairtrade is able to offer a better deal to farmers like Marvin Cascante Lobo, due to the ongoing support of consumers worldwide.
So show your support for New Zealand's Fairtrade Certified products by placing a vote for your favourite at www.fairtra
"17.10.2014 15:40:00" Thanks to the brands that support Fairtrade, the Fairtrade system is able to contribute to the livelihoods of over 1.4 million farmers worldwide.
Make sure you vote for your favourite product at www.fairtradeawards.org.nz and go into the draw to win
"17.10.2014 00:10:42" Congratulations to last week's prize pack winners!
We hope you enjoy your Fairtrade Certified goodies.
There's 10 more daily prizes up for grabs so get voting at www.fairtradeawards.org.nz for your chance to win!
All voters will also go into a draw
"16.10.2014 00:48:50" Today is the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) World Food Day; a day to recognise the significant role of family farming in eradicating hunger and poverty worldwide.
Fairtrade works to empower small producer organizations
"15.10.2014 02:05:00" Fairtrade empowers farmers & workers, to build better futures for themselves & their communities.
If you want to join us in celebrating brands and retailers for their significant contribution to empowering these farmers in developing countries, then
"14.10.2014 02:25:00" #DidYouKnow that there are over 2,100 Fairtrade Certified products in New Zealand & Australia?
A few of these awesome products are nominated in the
2014 Fairtrade Awards and we need YOU to tell us which one deserves to win.
Just click on the 'Fai
"12.10.2014 21:30:00" The 2014 Fairtrade Awards are here!
Voting is now open at www.fairtradeawards.org.nz
The Fairtrade Awards celebrate & recognize the products that have helped grow #Fairtrade in New Zealand.
So champion your favourite Fairtrade product be in to win
"10.10.2014 02:47:43" fairtrade.org.nz Farmer Support: Papua New Guinea producers welcomed coffee roasters from Australia and New Zealand Prabindra Singh - Network of Asian and Pacific Producers Board Member visits PNG for the first time. In late August, Fairtrade ANZ’s Producer Support and Business Development teams conducted a field v #DidYouKnow Fairtrade connects coffee roasters with farmers in the Pacific?
Read more about Fairtrade ANZ's trip to Papua New Guinea with coffee roasters here:
"09.10.2014 02:34:07" The 2014 Fairtrade Awards are kicking off soon, so watch this space & get ready to join us in celebrating the range of Fairtrade products in NZ! #FairtradeAwards
"08.10.2014 04:36:14" We'd like to congratulate our CEO, Molly Harriss Olson, who was announced as a winner in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards for 2014.
Molly has been recognized in the Global Influence category for her contribut
"07.10.2014 01:56:05" www.fairtrade.net Fairtrade International / About / Fairtrade and you / Researching Fairtrade Fairtrade is still a relatively new area. Many academics and students are keen to examine Fairtrade as a new model in trade and development. #DidYouKnow that there is a growing body of material on the Fairtrade International website that can help you with your uni or school project on #Fairtrade?
Find out more:
"06.10.2014 02:06:32" Fairtrade coffee is fairer for farmers AND fairer for you too - coffee farmers invest 25% of their Fairtrade premium into enhancing quality. So you get even better tasting coffee for choosing Fairtrade! Timeline Photos Happy Monday #Fairtrade fans!
Our Crescendo Coffee giveaway closes tomorrow, so make sure you're in the draw for some amazing specialty coffee.
Enter here: https://a.pgtb.me/GWF827
"03.10.2014 02:49:02" Last Friday, our #BigFairBake runner up, Lucinda, had an amazing afternoon at Logan Brown Restaurant & Bar during which she had a wine or two with #Fairtrade supporter, Steve Logan.
Read about her fair-baking experience here: http://www.stuff.co.nz/
"02.10.2014 03:05:00" www.slideshare.net Coffee - Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade, 5th Edition This overview of Fairtrade Coffee lists the facts and figures about the farmers and workers growing it based on data largely collected in 2012. Find the full r… Want to know all about #Fairtrade coffee?
Check out Fairtrade International's summary of the scope and benefits of Fairtrade coffee worldwide, here: www.slideshare.net/fairtrade/2013-fairtradescopebenefitscoffee
"30.09.2014 23:56:53" "Thanks to Fairtrade, my coffee prices are higher. If the consumers buy our coffee our lives will be better. Thanks to the higher price I am able to send my children to school.
Fairtrade markets are better than other markets. The Fairtrade Premium h Timeline Photos
"30.09.2014 02:44:31" This week we are celebrating #Fairtrade coffee and thanks to the folks at Crescendo Coffee we have 5 packs of their specialty Tanzania Peaberry coffee to give away!
#FairtradeFact: The Tanzanian Peaberry is a rare coffee bean that only occurs in abo
"29.09.2014 01:09:02" Happy International Coffee Day Fairtrade fans!
Read more about Fairtrade coffee farmers here: http://fairtrade.org.nz/farmers/fairtrade-coffee
"26.09.2014 04:20:42" fairtradeindia.org Fairtrade India | Meet the Plant Doctor Meet the Plant Doctor September 9, 2014/0 Comments/in Blog /by admin Mr. Sunny Babu has a lot on his plate. Serving the needs of 1000 Fairtrade farmers in the Kottayam and Idukkidistricts , for the Manarcadu Social Services Society (MASS) of Kerala i “I enjoy my work, and working with the farmers and MASS has been very rewarding,” says Sunny Babu. “The farmers tell me that they’re making a loss. If they improve their growing, they can improve their income. I feel very proud when I see a farmer wh
"24.09.2014 03:41:57" You have the power to do something amazing.
The power to help farmers build better futures for themselves.
Thanks to the #Fairtrade system, there are over 2,100 Fairtrade Certified products available in New Zealand and Australia, so you have the opp
"23.09.2014 01:34:15" Sama Limburni, supervisor at Ambootia Tea Estate, has worked on the tea estate for 40 years. She lives in Panchgaria village and has two grandchildren who attend the school which was built with #Fairtrade Premium money, "It's so nice in the school. T Timeline Photos
"22.09.2014 02:33:37" fairtrade.org.nz 2014 Fairtrade Pacific Stakeholders Workshop in Papua New Guinea In mid-August, Fairtrade farmers from Papua New Guinea (PNG) attended the fourth annual Fairtrade Pacific Workshop, a two-event gathering that brings together stakeholders from the region to acquire #DidYouKnow Fairtrade ANZ works with stakeholders in the #Pacific region to exchange market and organisational knowledge?
Last month, our amazing Producer Support & Relations team gathered with #Fairtrade farmers in Papua New Guinea to discuss key c
"19.09.2014 03:04:33" Congratulations Amanda T., Sophie A., and Melissa R.!
You're the lucky winners of our chocolate giveaway!
The #Fairtrade cocoa in Wellington Chocolate Factory blocks comes from cooperatives like Kapatchiva on the Ivory Coast, where the Fairtrade sys
"18.09.2014 03:18:09" Alida Strauss, General Manager of Heiveld Cooperative in South Africa, is passionate about her work & her community, and is determined to pass this on to young people: “I’ve learned a lot and I am still learning. But it’s our job to educate people an
"17.09.2014 01:27:52" www.fairtrade.net Fairtrade International Fairtrade International works to secure a better deal for farmers and workers. Fairtrade International sets the internationally-recognized Fairtrade Standards, provides producer support, and licenses the FAIRTRADE Mark. Over 27,000 products carry the Fairtrade goes beyond just trade, by working with farmers to confront the impact of climate change. #FairtradeFact
Find out more:
"16.09.2014 02:32:31" fairtrade.tumblr.com Fairtrade on the road, Citizens empowered to enjoy dignity and freedom –... | Tumblr Citizens empowered to enjoy dignity and freedom – this is one of the ways we define democracy. The International Day of Democracy on 15 September gives us an opportunity to review the state of... Democracy is one of the core principles considered in all #Fairtrade Standards applicable to small-scale farmers & workers and their organisations.
Read about Fairtrade's focus on encouraging democratic decision-making and principles throughout our g
"15.09.2014 00:00:29" "One of the first benefits of Fairtrade certification is that they provide a set of standards which are used as a framework for the relationship between the buyer and the grower. These standards focus on the well-being of growers, including ensuring Timeline Photos
"12.09.2014 02:35:48" Fancy winning some of Wellington Chocolate Factory's specialty chocolate blocks made with #Fairtrade Certified cocoa & sugar?
We are giving away 3 indulgence packs featuring a variety of flavours, so let us sweeten your week and enter today!
"11.09.2014 03:28:53" #Fairtrade farmers all over the world are able to grow and develop their businesses through the Fairtrade system, enabling them to improve life for their families and communities well into the future.
Read more about farmers & meet the producers here
"10.09.2014 03:10:00" Feel like brightening up someone's Wednesday?
By treating a friend to a #Fairtrade cuppa today, you can contribute to a better world, one purchase at a time.
"08.09.2014 22:51:35" www.allgoodbananas.co.nz/family Collect all 16 and be in to win a $3,000 family holiday. Find us on bunches of All Good bananas in stores now Check out All Good Bananas awesome sticker competition, which tells the story behind their #Fairtrade Bananas & gives you the chance to win a family holiday!
Read about Ecuadorian banana farmer (and member of the All Good sticker family) Wilson Sanc
"08.09.2014 04:15:47" fairtrade.org.nz Fairtrade Delivering Change Shoppers globally continue to reach for FAIRTRADE Mark labelled products in ever growing numbers while Fairtrade's offer to farmers and workers deepens, according to a new report out today by Fairtra Shoppers worldwide continue to choose FAIRTRADE Mark labelled products in ever growing numbers while Fairtrade's support of farmers and workers deepens, according to a report by Fairtrade International.
"06.09.2014 23:15:00" Happy Father's Day!
Thank you for supporting #Fairtrade farmers and father's like Justino Peck, from the Toledo Cacao Growers' Association in Belize, who has been empowered to plan for his family's future. #ThePowerOfYou
"04.09.2014 22:03:43" If this weekend calls for a little self care, check out Fable Naturals short and easy recipe for a green tea, honey face mask. #Fairtrade of course!
#Naturalbeauty #D Timeline Photos Fancy a bit of pampering this weekend?
Check out this quick & easy #DIY recipe for a soothing #Fairtrade green tea face mask.
Try it with Fairtrade Certified green tea from KTea or Scarborough Fair
"04.09.2014 01:20:53" Thank you for the 10,000 likes #Fairtrade fans!
We salute you for celebrating all things Fairtrade & supporting the system that benefits farmers & workers in developing countries.
"03.09.2014 03:39:36" Big Fair Bake 2014 - Winner & Runners Up Congratulations Adam M.! You are our #BigFairBake Grand Prize winner for 2014! There's $1200 worth of goodies from Millys Kitchen, Trade Aid NZ, & Fairtrade New Zealand coming your way, including a brand new artisan #KitchenAid Mixer!
"03.09.2014 03:39:36" Big Fair Bake 2014 - Winner & Runners Up Congratulations Kate U., Ana P., Sophie A., and Annette M.! You are our #BigFairBake Runner Ups for 2014. There's $200 worth of goodies from Millys Kitchen, Trade Aid NZ, & Fairtrade New Zealand heading your way!
Also, a big congratulations to our
"02.09.2014 03:30:53" #DidYouKnow Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, & fair terms of trade for farmers & workers in the developing world?
By requiring companies to pay sustainable prices, #Fairtrade can address the injustic
"01.09.2014 03:50:54" Happy First Day of Spring!
#Fairtrade rewards farming & production practices that are environmentally sustainable; working with farmers to take care of our world.
"29.08.2014 03:10:04" Congratulations to the 2014 Fairtrade Supporter Award finalists: Billy R, Neill B, and Sam D!
Your prize hampers are on their way to your doorsteps.
Thank you for your ongoing support of all things Fairtrade! #FairtradeSupporter
"28.08.2014 23:21:35" fairtrade.org.nz Farmer Support: Fairtrade ANZ is deepening its support to East Timor producers Fairtrade ANZ’s producer support unit conducted the second visit of a long-term support strategy aimed at empowering coffee producers in East Timor. The visit targeted coffee growers of Balibar, Mane #DidYouKnow Fairtrade is working to empower coffee producers in East Timor by providing training and support, to help them reach certification?
Read more about Fairtrade ANZ's producer support projects in the Pacific here:
"27.08.2014 23:40:47" World's Biggest Fairtrade Brownie - McGill University Over 4,000 pounds of delicious brownie made with Fairtrade certified and local ingredients were served at Quebec's first and only Fair Trade Campus #FairtradeBrownie Check out these photos from our friends at Fairtrade Canada.
This is what 4,000 pounds of #Fairtrade brownie goodness looks like! #FairBake
"26.08.2014 03:03:06" You have the power to do something amazing.
Choose Fairtrade, and change the world one purchase at a time.
"25.08.2014 03:45:00" Devonport Chocolates recently launched a range of #Fairtrade Hot Chocolate, with 3 decadent flavours: Classic, Dark, and Spiced!
To celebrate, we are giving a pack away to a lucky Fairtrade fan.
The winner will be drawn on Friday 29th August at 3pm
"25.08.2014 01:57:10" www.slideshare.net Setting the Fairtrade Standards The Fairtrade Standards go through a detailed development process to ensure impact for farmers and workers, businesses and traders. This build confidence in th… #DidYouKnow Fairtrade follows the ISEAL Code of Good Practice for Standard Setting? It is the global reference for sustainability standards.
We also consult producers & business partners to regularly review our standards and prices.
Find out more a
"22.08.2014 03:04:33" With 1,750 members, the democratically organized Manduvira Cooperative in Paraguay exports #Fairtrade Certified organic sugar to nearly 20 countries in the world.
Read more here: http://www.fairtrade.net/meet-the-producers-details+M5afebfed42b.html
"21.08.2014 04:11:02" itunes.apple.com Conscious Consumers Get Conscious Consumers on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews. Conscious Consumers are kindly giving away some packs of #Fairtrade Certified Kokako Organic Coffee & many more goodies.
All you have to do is check in at a Conscious Consumers accredited business with the free #CCapp & you'll be in to win!
"20.08.2014 02:35:01" fairtrade.org.nz Farmer Support: Preparations are underway for the 2014 Fairtrade Regional Stakeholders Workshops Since 2011, the Producer Support and Relations team at Fairtrade ANZ hosts the annual Fairtrade Pacific Stakeholders Workshop, which serves as a networking and capacity-building event for Fairtrade’s Did you know that last year more than 40,000 small-scale producers in our own backyard benefited from the services provided by Fairtrade ANZ’s Producer Support project?
The #Fairtrade team is currently in Papua New Guinea, holding the first of two w
"18.08.2014 04:53:09" Julie Le Clerc's Whittaker's Chocolate Truffle Torte Chef & food writer, Julie Le Clerc discusses how you can bake fairly, while demonstrating some tips on how to make a delicious Chocolate Truffle Torte! See h... Thank you to all the #BigFairBake-ers who submitted lovely recipes! The judges will have a tough job picking just one grand prize winner & the runners up from the fantastic entries we received, so we're going to give them a bit of time.
"17.08.2014 01:05:00" Today is the last day to get your entry in to the #BigFairBake!
Get out the mixing bowl, throw on that apron, & make the most of this Sunday afternoon by baking up some sweet delights.
Take a photo of you, your fair trade ingredients & your baked mas
"15.08.2014 22:10:00" There's only 2 days left to get your entries in for the #BigFairBake!
Bake your dreams come true with this Classic Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers Cake, by entering your take on the recipe, at www.bigfairbake.org.nz.
"15.08.2014 05:49:21" Fantastic news!
Fairtrade New Zealand is proud to present the inaugural
Supporter of the Year Award to passionate Fairtrade supporter; Keren Rego!
Keren has won a trip to Costa Rica, to experience Fairtrade at work in the field first-hand & to engag
"15.08.2014 02:24:37" Try this Scarborough Fair tea-infused treat and & make sure you enter your caffeinated creation at www.bigfairbake.org.nz, to be in to win some amazing prizes including a KitchenAid mixer, Millys Kitchen Bakeware, lunch at Logan Brown Restaurant & Ba
"14.08.2014 06:15:11" Warm up this chilly evening with a spoonful of fair-baking!
Take a photo of you, your fair trade ingredients & your baked masterpiece and submit your entry at www.bigfairbake.org.nz to be in to win some luxurious prizes including a KitchenAid mixer,
"14.08.2014 02:00:01" The entries are rolling in for the #BigFairBake, but remember the competition hasn't finished just yet!
Kiwi bakers still have until midnight on the 17th of August to enter their fair-baking creations, so if you want to get your hands on some amazing
"13.08.2014 05:47:14" Need a tasty treat to fill the lunch box for the rest of the week?
Try this delicious Chocolate Rocky Road Slice recipe, courtesy of Oxfam NZ, & make sure you enter your creation at www.bigfairbake.org.nz, to be in to win some amazing prizes includin
"12.08.2014 03:15:01" Check out this beautiful Chocolate Mallow Crunch recipe, courtesy of Foxtrot Parlour's Tara Brogan, using Cadbury Dairy Milk!
Handmade marshmallows have never looked so good.
"11.08.2014 02:20:00" Need a decadent sweet dessert to brighten up your Monday?
Try this Blackberry Coconut Raw Cheesecake recipe, courtesy of Orphans Aid International & share your work of art with us at www.bigfairbake.org.nz, to be in to win some amazing prizes includi
"10.08.2014 03:10:01" Check out this stunning recipe by one of our #BigFairBake judges, Julie Le Clerc!
This Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers Truffle Torte is the perfect Sunday des
"09.08.2014 01:35:00" Get into the weekend baking spirit with a sweet Banana Bread treat from All Good Bananas - perfect for afternoon tea!
Make sure you enter your #BigFairBake creation here:
"08.08.2014 05:30:00" Feel like a Friday evening #BigFairBake indulgence?
Try out this Green & Black's Sticky Toffee Chocolate Pudding!
Take a photo of you & your fair-baking & enter
"07.08.2014 03:20:37" Like & share your favourite recipe, and you could be in to win a pack of Fairtrade goodies! The Big Fair Bake 2014: Featured Blogger Recipes Like & share your favourite recipe, and you could be in to win a pack of Fairtrade goodies!
"07.08.2014 01:20:01" Check out Delaney Mes from Heartbreak Pie, baking a delicious Hummingbird Cake on Good Morning today, in honour of the #BigFairBake!
Find out how to recreate her lovely recipe:
"05.08.2014 23:24:01" Fancy baking with your favourite #Fairtrade Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate fix?
Try out this recipe for the perfect #BigFairBake treat, & you could be in to win some sweet prizes: http://goo.gl/V0IEtA
"04.08.2014 23:00:00" Warming up for a dash of #FairBake-ing this morning? It could win you a KitchenAid mixer & some other sweet goodies at www.bigfairbake.org.nz!
Try this tasty Baked French Toast recipe made with #Fairtrade
Fair Nando Bananas grown by farmers like I
"04.08.2014 02:05:00" Brew up a #BigFairBake treat with this sweet VelveTea Vanilla Panna Cotta recipe made with #Fairtrade KTea, and be in to win at www.bigfairbake.org.nz!
Check out the recipe here: http://goo.gl/84Cjmn
Read about Fairtrade Tea farmer, Mrs Vijayalaksmi,
"02.08.2014 01:15:00" Keep cosy this Saturday afternoon with a spot of coffee-inspired baking!
Caffe L'affare's Deliciously Dark Chocolate Cake ticks all the boxes, so give the recipe a whirl, and share your take, to enter the #BigFairBake!
"01.08.2014 04:39:24" Fancy a bit of Friday #BigFairBake inspiration?
Check out this beautiful Raw Chocolate Tart recipe, courtesy of the folks at World Vision New Zealand - its the perfect way to make a sweet treat, without having to turn on the oven!
The Big Fair Bake