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Fairtrade farmers enjoy lift in sales and numbers

THE TOTAL number of small-scale farmers involved in Fairtrade schemes has topped one million. By the end of 2011, sales revenues on Fairtrade terms were also 26% higher than the previous year.   The data comes rom a stretching new report by Fairtrade International (FLO), which details the full impacts of the certification scheme.  …
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Fairtrade hits 5 billion Euros

CONSUMERS SPENT almost 5 billion euros (€4.9bn, US$6.6bn) on Fairtrade certified products last year, according to figures released today by Fairtrade International.     In Fairtrade’s biggest market, the UK, shoppers spent 12% more on Fairtrade certified products in 2011 than they did in 2010. In Fairtrade’s first and oldest market, the Netherlands, Fairtrade sales…
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