Sales of Fairtrade products have bucked the recession in the UK, rising by 40% and topping the GBP 1 billion mark for the first time.As it launched Fairtrade Fortnight, the Fairtrade Foundation reported...

Australia continues to be one of the world’s fastest growing markets for Fairtrade Certified products with sales tripling in just 12 months to over $120 million in 2010, Fairtrade Australia & New...

Cocoa prices this week shot up as the president-elect of Cote D’Ivoire announced an export ban amid political struggles in the country. Europe’s confectioners and biscuit makers admitted that...

The management running UK-based premium organic chocolate maker Green & Black’s is reportedly considering buying the business from parent company Kraft Foods. A report in The Financial Times...

Gourmet chocolate brand Callebaut, owned by Belgian chocolate giant Barry Callebaut, has announced the launch of a new Fairtrade range of chocolate products. Callebaut’s four classic recipes – 811...

All Kit Kats sold in Australia will next year be made using UTZ-certified cocoa, brand owner Nestle has announced.UTZ cocoa is already used in the four-finger Kit Kats on sale in Australia but Nestle has...

Sales of Fair Trade Certified products to US grocery stores has risen 30% in the last year, according to newly-published data. During the 52 weeks to 4 September, sales to food, drug, mass-merchandise...

The global cost of Fairtrade cocoa will rise in January, certification body Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) has announced. From 1 January, the “Fairtrade Minimum Price”...

US food giant Kraft Foods has begun selling Cadbury’s Dairy Milk bar as Fairtrade in Canada.Cadbury, five months before it was acquired by Kraft, announced in August last year that it would begin...

Clipper Teas, which holds one third of the total organic tea market in the UK, is coming to Australia next week to introduce the Australian market to the new look Clipper tea bags. The supplier of choice...