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Fairtrade Flowers Facts & Figures: Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade, 7th Edition, 2015


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This overview of Fairtrade flowers lists facts and figures on Fairtrade's impact for farmers and workers around the world. The full report can be found at

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Fairtrade Flowers Facts & Figures: Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade, 7th Edition, 2015

  1. 1. Seventh edition February 2016 Monitoring the scope and benefits of fairtrade flowers © Harald Mohr/ Fairtrade Germany
  2. 2. Fairtrade flowers producer regions At the end of 2014, 55 producer organizations in eight countries held Fairtrade certification for flowers and plants. Thirty of these organizations are in Kenya and 42 in Africa as a whole. Certification for Fairtrade flowers and plants continued to grow, reflecting the market interest in Fairtrade certified horticultural products.© Nathalie Bertrams
  3. 3. Fairtrade flowers production in 2014 The total production capacity of Fairtrade flowers blossomed to more than three billion stems at the end of 2014. © Harald Mohr / Fairtrade Germany
  4. 4. Fairtrade flowers sales volumes Flower producers that were certified and eligible to make Fairtrade sales during the full reporting period sold 22% of their production volumes on Fairtrade terms overall. © Sean Garrison / Fairtrade International
  5. 5. FaIrtrade flowers premium usage 16% of the Fairtrade Premium was used to fund community services such as education and healthcare. 14% of the Fairtrade Premium was invested in training and empowerment of workers and support for workers’ organizations. © Nathalie Bertrams
  6. 6. Fairtrade flowers producers support on pesticides application A new pesticide management tool is being trialled with three flower farms in East Africa. The tool is a software programme THAT allows producers to plan their pesticide applications safely and efficiently © Dümmen Orange / TransFair e.V.
  7. 7. Want to know more? All information contained in this presentation and summaries of impact research can be found in our report ‘Monitoring the Scope and Benefits of Fairtrade, Seventh Edition 2015’ at: