Tag Archives: Barbara Crowther

70,000 call on UK Government to help Make Bananas Fair

MORE THAN 70,000 people from across the UK have joined the Fairtrade Foundation in calling on the UK Government to intervene in supermarket price wars which are causing tens of thousands of banana farmers to live in poverty.                   Following World Fair Trade Day (10 May 2014)…
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Trouble brewing for coffee market

THE GLOBAL coffee market faces serious challenges to supply in the next decade, including the “very real” risk of shortages.   Global consumption of coffee has doubled over the last 40 years to eight million tonnes and consumers now drink 1.6 billion cups of coffee a day. While the continued global economic crisis has put the…
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