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Britain’s Bruising Banana Wars: Fairtrade Fortnight 2014


3. The Department for International Development (DFID) to ensure the UK’s positive impact on poverty among banana farmers and workers is strengthened by supporting initiatives that incentivise living wages and payment of the cost of sustainable production in agricultural supply chains.

“Research increasingly shows UK consumers care and want companies to do the right thing by their suppliers. We believe that this report will be a wake-up for shoppers and we will see thousands rush to sign our petition,” adds Mr. Gidney.


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Source: Fairtrade Foundation.


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The Fairtrade Foundation is a development organisation committed to tackling poverty and injustice through trade and is the UK member of Fairtrade International (FLO). They work with businesses, civil society organisations and individuals to improve the position of farmers and workers in the developing world and to support them to improve their lives, businesses and communities. They use certification and product labelling (through the FAIRTRADE Mark) to do this. For more information, visit www.fairtrade.org.uk.