While Fairtrade has done a brilliant job lifting standards for producers across the globe, it’s not a perfect organisation, yet! But the good thing is that Fairtrade is always looking to improve its criteria so that everyone on the supply chain profits.
There’s a lot of skepticism about buying organic goods, often because cheaper alternatives are too tempting and at a glance it’s hard to tell the difference. But if you dig a little deeper you may be shocked to find out what’s been added to your food and, most importantly, your coffee.
First it was consumables like coffee, chocolate and the like. And while Fairtrade practices haven’t caught on everywhere as yet, the food industry is well on its way to raising standards for workers worldwide.