The latest news from Fairtrade Australia New Zealand

  • UN Blog
    10 Oct 2016

    BLOG UN Guiding Principles show us the way to fairer trade

    In this guest blog, Wilbert Flinterman, Senior Advisor Workers' Rights and Trade Union Relations at ETI member Fairtrade International, reprises a speech he made to the ILO about the importance of making the linkages between the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), corporate social responsibility and Fair Trade in global food and farming supply chains – and how this can benefit workers.


  • Unen Chpit Cooperative
    03 Oct 2016

    Unen Choit Cooperative Society Becomes Fairtrade Certified

    Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand is pleased to announce that Unen Choit Cooperative Society has achieved Fairtrade certification, making it Papua New Guinea’s fifth Fairtrade certified producer organisation.

  • Due to climate change fruits on coffee tree are in different stages of development
    29 Aug 2016

    A Brewing Storm - new report into the climate change risks to coffee

    A new report from the Climate Institute shows coffee quality and cost will be impacted by climate change, but there are things we can do today.

  • Presentation of Fair Trade Town certificate
    17 Aug 2016

    The Olympic City becomes a Fair Trade City

    A golden moment for Rio De Janeiro as it becomes a Fair Trade Town during the Olympic Games.

  • Earth Overshoot Day
    08 Aug 2016

    How do you top up a planet

    This Earth Overshoot Day we're asking the question- how do you top-up a planet?

  • Valentina, Molly and members of the board and NAPP at the General Assembly 2016
    15 Jul 2016

    Fairtrade ANZ Chair Valentina Tripp elected to the Fairtrade International Board

    Chair of the Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand Board, Valentina Tripp, was elected to the Fairtrade International Board, at the recent Fairtrade General Assembly in Bonn, Germany. This is an exciting development for Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand, the Asia Pacific region and the wider Fairtrade community in helping to ensure interests of both farmers and markets in the Asia-Pacific region are well represented

  • Ferrero commitment to Fairtrade
    14 Jun 2016

    Boost for Cocoa and Sugar Farmers as Ferrero Increases its Fairtrade Commitment

    Italian confectionery company Ferrero will double the amount of cocoa it purchases from Fairtrade farmers – to 40,000 metric tonnes over the next three years. Ferrero also announced a new collaboration with Fairtrade on cane sugar, with plans to source 20,000 metric tonnes of Fairtrade cane sugar between mid-2016 and 2019.


  • Coffee hull used as organic fertiliser
    06 Jun 2016

    June Blog Farming superheros to the rescue

    This World Environment day we salute our Fairtrade farming super heroes! Find out why here. 


 1 2 3 4 5  ...