Today, the trading price of black pepper is lower than it was in 1990 and falls far short of production costs. Fair Trade certification ensures that farmers recoup their costs and can provide for their families.
Herbs & Spices
Add a taste of Fair Trade to everything you make with sustainable herbs and spices. Thousands of small scale farmers grow spice and herb crops, yet industry consolidation has allowed two multi-national corporations to dominate the market. With Fair Trade standards for herb and spice production, small farmers receive a price that allows them to compete in the market, as well as a premium to invest in social and economic projects for their communities.