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Tri Marine Announces Fair Trade Certification of Solomon Islands Tuna Fishery

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Bellevue, Wash., March 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Tri Marine is proud to announce Fair Trade Certification of the Solomon Islands yellowfin and skipjack tuna fishery. National Fisheries Developments, Ltd. (NFD), a Tri Marine affiliate, is now authorized to carry the Fair Trade CertifiedTM seal on the tuna catch from their five medium-scale purse seiners and four pole and line vessels. Tri Marine anticipates customers of its U.S.

Meet the Women Behind Kroger's Simple Truth Tea

Kroger Celebrate's Women's History Month with New Videos from Rwanda
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There’s more to your tea than you think. Behind every cup of Simple Truth™ Tea, extraordinary women are accomplishing firsts and cultivating change.

Wave of New Fair Trade Certified Products Hits Grocery Store Shelves

Rise of Conscious Consumerism and Label Recognition Inspires Uptick in Product Launches at Expo West
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OAKLAND, Calif., March 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, announces the launch of more than 600 new Fair Trade Certified™ consumer packaged goods (CPG) products in 2018, many of which will be featured at the upcoming Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim (March 5-9). 

Fair Trade Gifts for Valentine's Day

From Ecuador to Côte d’Ivoire, your love can go the distance.
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However you choose to express your love, you can't go wrong with a Fair Trade Certified™ gift because it says you not only care about them, but also that you care about the planet, the lives behind the product, and the impact of your purchase.

Video: Fair Trade USA Celebrates 20 Years of Impact

New Video Showcases the Organization's History and Plans for the Future
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Twenty years ago, Fair Trade USA’s Founder and CEO Paul Rice brought an idea from his field work in Nicaragua to a one-room office in Oakland, California. What started with coffee and conviction – and not much else – is now the leading market-based model of sustainable production, trade and consumption.

Since its launch with coffee in 1998, Fair Trade USA has:

Nespresso Announces First Fruits of The Positive Cup, its 2020 Sustainability Strategy

CEO provides updates on coffee-related activities at 3rd Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board
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LONDON, July 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Marking the one-year anniversary of The Positive Cup, Nespresso’s 2020 sustainability strategy, Jean-Marc Duvoisin, CEO of Nestlé Nespresso, announced that significant progress had been made towards improving the lives of thousands of coffee farmers in countries ranging from South Sudan to Colombia, as part of the company’s AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program.

New Infographic: How Fair Trade Empowers Women

For every Fair Trade CertifiedTM product you buy, you’re helping to uplift women in the workforce and improve entire communities.
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Share this infographic to encourage others to support women through their Fair Trade purchases.

28 Ways to Wow Mom

Make Mother’s Day the best day of her year—for under $100
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Does your mom love it when you get creative or is she a stickler for tradition? I found 28 fabulous presents—all under $100—to suit every mom, whether she likes sparkle or the spa.

Whole Trade Flowers (starting at $29.99 per dozen) at Whole Foods stores

If you're going the tried-and-true route with flowers, aim for something a little different, and give her a bouquet of gorgeous, ethically sourced, fair-trade roses from Ecuador. Pick up a bunch at your local Whole Foods.

Arwen Scarf ($40) at Prana

The Story Behind Fair Trade

You've seen them on coffee and chocolate, but Fair Trade labels are popping on 500 million-plus pounds of produce nationwide. What exactly do they mean?
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No doubt you've seen Fair Trade labels on coffee, chocolate, and tea, but the certification is also popping up on honey, agave, quinoa, rice, sugar, apparel, and fruits and veggies. While you may pat yourself on the back when you throw any kind of produce into your grocery cart, reaching for Fair Trade Certified produce could be an even healthier pick for you, the environment, and the farmers who produce the food you eat. 

Mars Chocolate UK and Fairtrade Extend Partnership to Certify Cocoa for MARS® Bars

Partnership with Fairtrade to boost cocoa sustainability and further support farmers extended
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LONDON, UK, February 27, 2015 /3BL Media/- Mars Chocolate UK and The Fairtrade Foundation announced last week that they are extending their global cocoa partnership with a commitment to source Fairtrade certified cocoa for all MARS® Bars in the UK and Ireland by Autumn 2015.

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