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World Shoppe launches new line of Fair Trade jewelry from South Africa at Beckman’s handcrafted gift show

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World Shoppe debuted a new line of copper and brass jewelry with semi-precious gemstones from South Africa at the Beckman’s Handcrafted Gift Show ® Chicago in January 2010.

Fair trade organisation receives eBay grant for new web portal to assist artisans around the world

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SERRV International, a fair trade organisation headquartered in the US, has been awarded a $53,500 grant from the eBay Foundation for a new web site aimed at providing resources to low-income artisans and farmers in more than 30 countries around the world.

Companies in Oregon and the West Bank strike a fair trade deal

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How did a furniture manufacturing business headquartered in Portland connect with an olive oil producer in the West Bank? Through a shared commitment to fair trade — to creating healthy, sustainable employment opportunities in areas of economic hardship.

New American Jewish World Service fair trade project with Equal Exchange

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Equal Exchange announced the formation of a new fairly traded coffee and chocolate partnership with American Jewish World Service (AJWS). AJWS is an international development organisation dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the developing world, motivated by...

Fair Trade group builds links with supermarkets

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The Advocate for Philippine Fair Trade, Inc. (APFTI) is now working on expanding the market reach of Fair Trade products in the Philippines, through a strong partnership with supermarket associations in the country.

Auckland Zoo Makes Jumbo Swap to Fairtrade Bananas

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Auckland Zoo is making a permanent swap to Fairtrade bananas.

SEFADES, Oxfam and Twin Holdings support fair trade of Haitian coffee

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RECOCARNO (Réseau des Coopératives Caféières de la Région Nord), a network of eight small coffee-producer cooperatives in northern Haiti, was launched with support from several partners, including a fair trade buyer, local and international NGOs, and an international strategic marketing expert.

Tate & Lyle establishes "Fairtrade For All" for cane sugar in partnership with the Fairtrade Foundation and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association

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Reflecting a long-term commitment to their suppliers, in February 2008 Tate & Lyle announced a decision to convert all UK retail cane sugar to Fairtrade by the end of 2009.

Starbucks and Fairtrade NGOs announce initiative to support small-scale coffee farmers

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Starbucks, the Fairtrade Labelling Organisations (FLO) and TransFair USA announced joining forces to leverage a small-scale coffee farmer loan program that is intended to grow to at least $20 million by 2015 based on current commitments from Starbucks Coffee Company.