Fairtrade means goods from fair trade.
Certain social, ecological and economic criteria are observed in their production.
It enables the smallholder cooperatives to have more stable prices and long-term trade relationships. Both farmers and those who work on plantations receive an additional Fairtrade premium for community projects. The standards also contain criteria on democratic organizational structures, environmental protection and safe working conditions. The controls are carried out by FLOCERT.
Fairtrade’s approach enables farmers and workers to have more control over their lives and decide how to invest in their future.
As a leader in the global movement to make trade fair, Fairtrade supports and challenges businesses and governments while connecting farmers and workers with the people who buy their products.
By choosing Fairtrade, people can create change through their everyday actions.