Fairtrade: The facts

The Fairtrade mark is an independent consumer label which appears on products as a guarantee that producers in the developing world are getting a better deal. * All producers are inspected and certified. They receive a minimum price that covers the cost o

The Fairtrade mark is an independent consumer label which appears on products as a guarantee that producers in the developing world are getting a better deal.

* All producers are inspected and certified. They receive a minimum price that covers the cost of sustainable production and an extra premium that is invested in social or economic development projects.

* There are currently around 1,300 Fairtrade products on the market, and £8billion is spent on these products each year.

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