The latest news from Fairtrade Australia New Zealand

  • A Fairtrade farmer inspecting a coffee bush
    15 May 2019

    Fairtrade's work to safeguard the future of coffee

    After already dropping below production costs, coffee prices have now reached historically low levels, threatening the livelihoods of millions and putting the future of one of the world’s most-loved commodities at risk.

  • Actress Emma Watson promotes Good On You's app
    18 Feb 2019

    Emma Watson Announced As Good On You Supporter

    Actor and activist Emma Watson has adopted Good On You’s brand ratings, created with the help of Fairtrade ANZ, as her benchmark for sustainable and ethical fashion choices.

  • Mfama cocoa cooperative, Ghana
    11 Dec 2018

    Six Ways Fairtrade Strengthens Human Rights

    At Fairtrade we echo the UN’s call to stand up for equality, justice and human dignity. Find out some of the ways we work to ensure human rights are protected.

  • A member of the Untpina coffee-growing cooperative in Papua New Guinea
    11 Dec 2018

    The Fairtrade in the Pacific family just keeps growing

    October was an exciting month for Fairtrade in the Pacific, as we ushered in not one but two newly certified producer organisations. This brings the total number of Fairtrade certified groups in the Pacific to 16.

  • An image of residents affected by the Kerala floods
    03 Dec 2018

    Kerala farmers replace lost crops

    After the worst floods in a century caused devastation across Kerala in August, we hear from the director of a local farmers’ cooperative, the newly appointed chairman of Fairtrade’s Network of Asia and Pacific Producers (NAPP), Bijumon Kurian:

  • Guzman Nunes Torres and family
    23 Nov 2018

    Fairtrade ANZ's 2017-2018 Annual Report

    We are excited to announce the release of the 2017-18 Fairtrade ANZ annual report.

  • Alang Dom Cooperative
    29 Oct 2018

    Papua New Guinea Coffee Group becomes Fairtrade Certified

    Fairtrade ANZ has welcomed Alang Daom Coffee Estate Inc. (Alang Daom) to the Fairtrade network of Pacific producer organisations.

  • Coconut Samoa
    20 Sep 2018

    A new Fairtrade coconut product is being cooked up in Samoa

    This July saw the official launch of Fairtrade ANZ’s engagement with the Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) in Samoa. The program is the result of a partnership between Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Fairtrade ANZ, Krissy Company Ltd. (Krissy Co.) and Savai’i Coconut Farmers Association (SCFA) which aims to develop a new Fairtrade organic coconut cream product for Australian and New Zealand markets. This project aims to increase incomes for 200 smallholder coconut farming households on the rural island of Savai’i and create over 30 new jobs for local Samoans.

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