Some Examples Of Fair Trade Products Are:
Flowers- Roses, Carnations
Chocolate- Dark, Milk, White, Fruit and Nut
Cotton- Clothes, Home ware, Beauty Items
Coffees- Roast and Ground, Espresso,
Teas- Black, Green, Herbal, Decaf, Roobios
Juice & Soft Drinks- Orange, Tropical, Apple, Smoothies
Hot Chocolate- Drinking Chocolate, Instant, Cocoa
Fresh Fruits- Bananas, Pineapples, Mangos, Coconuts,
Dried Fruit- Apricots, Raisins, Sultanas, Apples, Mangos
Cocoa- Drinking Chocolate
Cakes and Brownies- Chocolate Cakes, Fruit Cakes, Christmas
Biscuits- Cookies, Shortbread made with Fair Trade sugar
Cereals and Bars- Muesli, Flap Jacks, Fruit Bars
Sweets- Toffee, Fudge, Mints
Honey- Set, Clear and Organic
Beer and Ale- Made with Fair Trade certified Sugar
Wines and Spirits- Chardonnay, Shiraz, Pinot Grigio, Rum
Definition of Fair Trade:
Fair Trade pretty much means exactly what it says. It is all
about making sure that products exported internationally from
“developing” countries to “developed” countries are produced
under fair conditions. That means promoting the payment of fair
prices, safe and healthy working conditions and responsible
Advantages of Fair-Trade
• To the farmer, Fair- Trade is seen as a way to getting better
prices guaranteed with a Minimum Price and Fair- Trade
• Fair- Trade makes it possible for farmers to cover their
production costs, make profits and be access the necessary
tools, inputs and implements for re-investment and then be
able to pay school fees, medical fees and meet also the
household basic needs.
• Farmers are always interested in preserving and protecting
the environment. This is partly done by planting and
replanting with shade trees, mulching for soil and water.
• We also believe that Fair-Trade is the answer to bringing
sanity in the coffee sector because every actor in the supply
chain must be transparent.
• Farmers believe that by joining Fair- Trade, they are
assured of organizational building to which they have a
sense of belonging for social and economic gains.
• Fair- Trade is also seen as a movement that is socially
influencing the behaviour of the mainstream market
players for the betterment of the farmer within the
Why Should We Buy Fair Trade?
We should buy Fair- Trade for several reasons one being
Unfair wages And to make it even worse, the farmers in Africa
and India who made that coffee are getting a tiny percentage of
the fortune the sellers are making.
To help, you can just buy fair trade items. Fair trade give the
farmers the right amount of money.