Presentation on theme: "Facts and Figures Indian Products Producers Fair Trade Local Information The Fair Trade organisation, which is a non profitable organisation, aims to."— Presentation transcript:
Facts and Figures Indian Products Producers Fair Trade Local Information The Fair Trade organisation, which is a non profitable organisation, aims to work with businesses, community groups and individuals to improve the trading position in developing countries. The four key areas of activity are: Providing an independent certification of the trade chain, licensing use of the FAIRTRADE Mark as a consumer guarantee on products Facilitating the market to grow demand for Fair-trade and enable producers to sell to traders and retailers Working with our partners to support producer organisations and their networks Raising public awareness of the need for Fair-trade and the importance of the FAIRTRADE Mark
Facts and Figures Indian Products Producers Fair Trade Local Information In the UK, sales of Fair-trade products in 2012 reached £1.5 billion – an 18 per cent increase on the previous year 78 per cent of consumers recognise the FAIRTRADE Mark One in every three bananas sold in the UK is Fair-trade 40 per cent of bagged sugar sold in the UK is Fair-trade certified Just over 26 per cent of all roast and ground retail coffee in the UK is Fair-trade certified Fair-trade products are now sold in more than 120 countries The FAIRTRADE Mark is the most widely-recognised ethical label globally
Facts and Figures Indian Products Producers Fair Trade Local Information Flower stud earrings- £6 From People Tree Doves Farm Lemon cookies- £1.14 From ethical super store. Mulberry flash scarf- £9.57 From ethical super store.
Facts and Figures Indian Products Producers Fair Trade Local Information These Devine chocolate boxes come from Ghana and can be bought for £3.95 The producer is called Kuapa Kokoo, which is a co-op union of 937 village societies, representing about 40,000 farmers. They currently sell about 650 tonnes of cocoa to the fair trade market each year. They say that, "Through Fairtrade and Kuapa we now have a lot of progress. We have good drinking water, toilet facilities and schools. Kuapa pay the farmers on time and there is no cheating. We meet every two weeks to share our problems and we are all involved in deciding how our fair trade premium is spent. Kuapa have assisted women, they ensure that women have a voice and that we are heard." - Comfort Kwaasibea. These Plum Paisley Cross Over Bag from Bangladesh, can be bought for £15.00. The producer is Saidpur Enterprises is based in the small town of Saidpur in Northern Bangladesh. It comprises two sister organisations, Action Bag and Eastern Screen Printers (ESP). Their main aims are to provide job opportunities for women, plus a range of social development benefits. It has close links with Prokritee, as both have grown out of the work of the Mennonite Central Committee, a relief and development organisation working across Bangladesh. Many communities have seen improvements in women’s rights and standars have been improving. Many young girls can now have an education, that without the project, they would not have.
Facts and Figures Indian Products Producers Fair Trade Local Information There are many shops that sell fair trade products in our area… The Co-operative have been supporting Fairtrade since the inception of the 'Fairtrade mark' back in 1994. And in 1998 they launched their own long-term plan to 'mainstream' Fairtrade. They sell a number of fair trade products. This includes fair trade wine, chocolate, coffee, tea, sugar, bananas, blue berries and flowers. The nearest Co-operative can be found at - 6, Southgate Avenue CF72 8DR Tesco extra have a wide range of Fairtrade-certified goods available at Tesco, with everything from Finest tea, coffee and nuts, to fruit, wine and chocolate. Working with producers from communities around the globe, the organisation makes a positive contribution to each and every one- The nearest Tesco can be found at Newpark shops, Talbot Green CF72 8RH Marks and Spencer was the first major retailer to switch all its tea and coffee to Fairtrade back in 2006 and has continued to strengthen relationships with suppliers across the world, so that farmers are paid a fair price for their crop. The nearest M&S can be found at Unit 7, Talbot Green Retail Park CF72 8RB Starbucks specialise their main fair trade product at coffee. Starbucks bought 367 million pounds of coffee in fiscal 2009. Eighty-one percent of that,299 million pounds worth – from C.A.F.E. Practices approved suppliers. They paid an average of $1.47 per pound for green coffee in fiscal 2009. The closest Starbucks can be founds at Talbot Green Retail Park, Cf72 8LW CLICK HERE! FOR FAIR TRADE EVENT INFORMATION! CLICK HERE! FOR FAIR TRADE EVENT INFORMATION!
Facts and Figures Indian Products Producers Fair Trade Local Information ! We are holding a fair trade event on Sunday the 15 th of December at 2pm. Why not come along? There will be plenty of food and refreshments. You will experience fair trade products from all over the world! Come and join us at Llantrisant Leisure Centre! There will be opportunities to buy lots of wonderful fair trade products which will not only benefit you, but many others from developing countries!