FairTrade Coffee

Fairtrade Coffee around the world

FairTrade Coffee

Fairtrade Coffee around the world

Of the 1.6 million farmers and workers involved in Fairtrade around the world, about half are small-scale coffee farmers.
The first product Fairtrade certified was Coffee from Mexico there hit shelves in the Netherlands in 1988.
Currently Fairtrade coffee farmers can be found in 30 countries.
Around the world, 25 million smallholders produce 70-80 percent of the world’s coffee, which is one of the reasons why Fairtrade focuses its efforts on small producer organizations.
No matter what or where your favourite cup of coffee is – fresh ground or instant, in a café or in your kitchen – there will be a Fairtrade product for you.
Legend has it that the energising effect of the coffee bean was first recognised by a 9th-century goatherd in the Kaffa province of Ethiopia, where the coffee tree originated.
 The Coffee was cultivated in Yemen long before the 15th century when Sufi mystics reportedly drank it to keep awake during extended hours of prayer.
Source: Fairtrade

Around the world

FairTrade Coffee

Around the world, 25 million smallholders produce 70-80 percent of the world’s coffee, which is one of the reasons why Fairtrade focuses its efforts on small producer organizations.
Source: FAIRTRADE