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, Grapefruits
Dried Fruit- Apricots, Raisins, Sultanas, Apples, Mangos
Cocoa- Drinking Chocolate
Cakes and Brownies- Chocolate Cakes, Fruit Cakes, Christmas Pudding
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 environmental practices.
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 premium.
• 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
• 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 conventional trade.
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.