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11/09/2010

Event celebrates culmination of three-year Fair Trade coffee quality development program in Brazil

BELO HORIZONTE, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Nov. 9, 2010 –Winners of this week's Brazilian Fair Trade Certified coffee cupping competition have been announced. Carmo Barbosa Fernandes of the producer organization, Coopervitae, and Luciano Dazilio Delpupo of the producer organization, Pronova, won first place in the natural and semi-washed coffee categories respectively. The competition, which is a specialized tasting to assess coffee quality, capped off three years of intensive quality training for farmers and was attended by high-ranking Brazilian and U.S.
10/27/2010

Nonprofit Organization Recognized for Pioneering Use of Technology to Improve Operations

OAKLAND, CA (October 27, 2010) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, announced today that it has received a 2010 Convio Innovator Award. Convio, which produces software for nonprofit organizations, sponsors the Convio Innovator Awards each year in order to honor nonprofit groups that have successfully integrated Convio technology and the Internet into their operations.
10/14/2010

Fair Trade USA Releases Sales Data from SPINS at Natural Products Expo East, Announces New Products and New Partners During National Fair Trade Awareness Month and Honest Tea Converts All Iced Teas to Fair Trade Certified

OAKLAND, CA (October 14, 2010) –Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, celebrates National Fair Trade Awareness Month with a multitude of news announcements from household brand names to coincide with the Natural Products Expo East in Boston.
09/16/2010

Nonprofit Launches New Name and Brand Identity during National Fair Trade Awareness Month in October

TransFair USA Changes Name to Fair Trade USA Nonprofit Launches New Name and Brand Identity during National Fair Trade Awareness Month in October
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