“When the dragons started coming in, the label changed. The farmers are also frustrated with the different types of standards. When Transfair announced its departure from FLO, farmers denounced this move,” Dean Cycon, Owner of Deans Beans.
“If fair trade continues to stand on the model of excluding the poorest of poor, excluding the majority of people in product categories in industry- it’s really on moral thin ice.
Fair trade has to be more inclusive.”