27 Feb '12, 10am

Sales of Fairtrade products grew 12% last year and @FairtradeUK has plans to expand further

The Fairtrade Foundation has revealed it is planning to expand efforts to help farmers adapt to climate change and embrace environmental best practices, on the back of a surge in sales that saw the market for Fairtrade-certified products grow 12 per cent last year. Marking the launch of the annual Fairtrade Fortnight , the foundation today released new figures showing that sales of certified products grew from £1.17bn in 2010 to £1.32bn last year, defying the wider downward trend across the retail sector. FURTHER READING Empowering employee engagement with the Carbon Trust BASF beats 2020 green goals nine years early The surge in sales has been largely driven by retailers switching entire brands and product ranges to Fairtrade – a scenario that led to a 34 per cent increase in Fairtrade cocoa sales and and 21 per cent increase in the Fairtrade sugar market. The organisatio...

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