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Win Fairtrade Goodies to Share with your Valentine

To celebrate the holiday of love, we're giving you a chance to win Fairtrade chocolate and ice cream PLUS a handmade elephant poo card (yes, really).

Rediscovering the "Safe" Sugar

Unrefined cane sugar, the product of a centuries-old process, has had a long journey in and out of obscurity. Organic cane farmers from Costa Rica and Zesa Raw are returning it to the prominence it deserves.

Win Ice Cream for Breakfast

February 6th is Ice Cream For Breakfast Day (yes...yes it is). Enter our flash competition to win a pint of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream to celebrate!

Making the Cooperative Connection

Many farmers in the US, like most Fairtrade farmers, understand the importance of organizing and working together to improve their businesses and find markets. Building successful cooperatives is key.

"Free" Can Be Good, But Fair Is Better

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a multilateral free trade treaty that promises to change the way that trade is done for the 12 countries involved. But its impacts will extend much further affecting people in developing countries who had no involvement in its development.

5 Valentine's Day Tips for Wayward Lovers

How can you be a better Valentine this year? Read and share our tips for all you "wayward lovers."

Being Clear on Transparency in Coffee

In today’s digital age, instantaneous and open sharing of information no longer dazzles us. Transparency, from the perspective of the US consumer, has increasingly become an expectation and not just a ‘nice-to-have.’ But in the coffee trade, transparency doesn’t always translate to benefits for smallscale farmers. A recent panel at the Specialty Coffee Association of America's annual conference explored the topic.

How Fair Trade Affects Americans

Fairtrade America interviews with Infinite Earth Radio about fair trade, free trade and how trade deals benefit or hurt Americans.

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 has changed the perspectives of these small-scale farmers and their communities. Fairtrade certified wines from La Riojana recently arrived on store shelves in the US.

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