Are you a coffee addict? This video by Green Renaissance features Woolworth’s 100% African-grown organic Fairtrade coffee. Fairtrade is a globally recognised and trusted ethical certification system that ensures decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers who produce the coffee… now that’s a truly good cuppa coffee.
Fairtrade actively tackles poverty and empowers small-scale farmers to make sure that communities and groups get a fair return for their work..
• Ensuring better trading, working and living conditions
• Providing additional income for community development projects
• Supporting sustainable production and protection of the environment
To find out more about the dark side to the coffee industry – exploitation of labour, pesticides etc, watch Black Gold an eye-opening expose of the global coffee industry.
Here are some Fair Trade Labels to look for on products.