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2011-02-15 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Green Mountain Coffee®, and Fair Trade USA today announce a new partnership to promote biodiversity, conservation, and environmental education among Brazil's coffee growing communities, as biodiverse ecosystems form an important foundation for economic and social development. Fair Trade certification offers coffee farmers fair prices, community investment funds, and the...

2010-11-17 11:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today announces U.S. import and premium data from the first six months of 2010. Overall, Fair Trade's approach to community empowerment and sustainable development continues to demonstrate strong growth across the board, with increases in additional income generated, farmers and workers served and imports certified. And, while Fair Trade awareness...

2010-11-10 14:53:00

BELO HORIZONTE, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners of this week's Brazilian Fair Trade Certified coffee cupping competition have been announced. Carmo Barbosa Fernandes of the producer organization, Coopervitae, and Luciano Dazilio Delpupo of the producer organization, Pronova, won first place in the natural and semi-washed coffee categories respectively. The competition, which is a specialized tasting to assess coffee quality, capped off three years of intensive...

2010-04-15 13:50:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TransFair USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, enters the new decade on the heels of a record year for the Fair Trade movement. Today TransFair USA releases its annual Almanac. The 2009 edition showcases record volumes of Fair Trade Certified imports, Fair Trade expansion into popular new product categories, and reflects a surge in consumer demand and increased brand recognition for the...

2010-03-11 06:45:00

MILWAUKEE, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new haunting, mystery novel, The Portal (published by Trafford Publishing), experienced author Craig Conrad finds the epicenter of darkness in the Midwest and leads readers to a house buzzing with evil that could unleash unseen wickedness on the world -- if not for the heroics of one man, who finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. Vietnam veteran Paul Rice, a man who suffers from constant nightmares and guilt as a result of...

2009-11-20 09:47:00

BELO HORIZONTE, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Winners for this week's Brazilian Fair Trade Certified coffee cupping competition have been announced. Sebastiao Reguim of the producer association, Unipcafem, and Marcos Antonio Nali of the producer association, Pro-nova, won first place in the natural and semi-washed coffee categories. The competition, which is a specialized tasting process to assess quality, capped off several months of intensive quality training...

2009-09-22 20:59:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- TransFair USA, the only third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, in partnership with the Cordes Foundation and Green Mountain Coffee today announced a Commitment to Action at the 2009 meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to fight poverty among small farmers in Rwanda by enabling them to sell more Fair Trade Certified coffee. Commitment partners will work to develop consumer mobilization strategies to increase demand...


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