You recognise the name. You recognise the label.
You've seen it on bananas, chocolate, coffee, and all over thousands of everyday products.
But how much do you really know about Fairtrade?
In today's episode we take a look at how it really works, who benefits, and why some companies are starting up alternatives to Fairtrade.
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- A brief history of 'trade'
- Why farmers get a bad deal
- Max Havelaar & the first fair trade coffee
- The Dutch in Indonesia
- The mission of Fairtrade
- How Fairtrade works
- Why it works
- The criticisms of Fairtrade
- Alternatives to Fairtrade
- The future of Fairtrade
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