Bananas are one of the most popular fair trade items.
Bonito Bananas usual retail price is $2.99 per kg here in NZ and the Banana farmer will only get approximately $3 per day for growing the bananas and harvesting them.
All Good fair trade Bananas are only $4.49 per Kg and the farmers will get about 60c for every banana sold.
For an extra $1.50 per kg of Bananas you will be making someone's life a lot better.
Cocoa Farmers Cocoa farmers that are not with a fair trade organisation are paid just 1c for every chocolate bar sold for $1.80. Cocoa farmers that are with a fair trade organisation are paid 20c for every chocolate bar sold for 90c. Chocolate bars that are fair trade are only 20c more expensive.
Look out for any of these logos on your every day items and you know that you are making (people) a whole lot.