What is an example Fairtrade?
Bananas, coffee, chocolate, tea, flowers, sugar – these are all items we often take for granted and are all examples of Fairtrade products. But did you know that the farmers of these items didn’t always get paid a fair deal for their efforts?
What are 5 principles of Fairtrade?
- Long-Term Direct Trading Relationships.
- Payment of Fair Prices.
- No Child, Forced or Otherwise Exploited Labor.
- Workplace Non-Discrimination, Gender Equity, and Freedom of Association.
- Democratic & Transparent Organizations.
Why is Fairtrade a good thing?
Fairtrade enables consumers to demand a better deal for those that produce our food. Through choosing Fairtrade consumers can demand the highest standards from business and government, ensuring people and planet are not exploited to create the products we enjoy.