Monday, 10 June 2013

World war fair trade facts 2013

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1 Fairtrade products are now sold in more than 120 countries
2 75 per cent of all Fairtrade producers are smallholder farmers
3 78 per cent of clients recognize the FAIRTRADE Mark
4 Last year, farmers and workers from some of the world poorest countries invested €65 million in Fairtrade Premium in business, social and green projects in their communities
5 There are now 991 Fairtrade producer organizations global level
6 More than 6.5 million liters of Fairtrade wine was enjoyed in 2011
7 One in all 3 bananas sold in the UK is Fairtrade
8 Fairtrade accounts for 10 per cent of all tea sold in the UK
9 Just over 8 per cent of all roast and ground retail coffee is Fairtrade certified
10 9,924 tones of Fairtrade hot chocolate was drunk in the UK in 2011 – that’s about 1.5 million of us sitting down to a cup of hot chocolate every day
11 Fairtrade is a thriving and growing campaign movement with more than 550 Fairtrade Towns, almost 900 Fairtrade Schools and 170 Fairtrade Universities, and more than 7,000 Fairtrade Faith Groups.
12 Thousands of people across the UK will Go Further this Fairtrade Fortnight by helping to raise awareness through events, activities and buying Fairtrade products.

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