The latest news from Fairtrade Australia New Zealand

  • Mfama cocoa cooperative, Ghana
    11 Dec 2018

    Six Ways Fairtrade Strengthens Human Rights

    At Fairtrade we echo the UN’s call to stand up for equality, justice and human dignity. Find out some of the ways we work to ensure human rights are protected.

  • A member of the Untpina coffee-growing cooperative in Papua New Guinea
    11 Dec 2018

    The Fairtrade in the Pacific family just keeps growing

    October was an exciting month for Fairtrade in the Pacific, as we ushered in not one but two newly certified producer organisations. This brings the total number of Fairtrade certified groups in the Pacific to 16.

  • An image of residents affected by the Kerala floods
    03 Dec 2018

    Kerala farmers begin to replace lost crops

    After the worst floods in a century caused devastation across Kerala in August, we hear from the director of a local farmers’ cooperative, the newly appointed chairman of Fairtrade’s Network of Asia and Pacific Producers (NAPP), Bijumon Kurian:

  • Guzman Nunes Torres and family
    20 Nov 2018

    Fairtrade ANZ's 2017-2018 Annual Report

    We are excited to announce the release of the 2017-18 Fairtrade ANZ annual report.

  • Alang Dom cooperative member picking coffee
    29 Oct 2018

    New coffee cooperative welcomed to the Fairtrade family

    Fairtrade ANZ has welcomed Alang Daom Coffee Estate Inc. (Alang Daom) to the Fairtrade network of Pacific producer organisations.

  • Coconut close up
    20 Sep 2018

    A new Fairtrade coconut product is being cooked up in Samoa

    This July saw the official launch of Fairtrade ANZ’s engagement with the Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) in Samoa. The program is the result of a partnership between Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Fairtrade ANZ, Krissy Company Ltd. (Krissy Co.) and Savai’i Coconut Farmers Association (SCFA) which aims to develop a new Fairtrade organic coconut cream product for Australian and New Zealand markets. This project aims to increase incomes for 200 smallholder coconut farming households on the rural island of Savai’i and create over 30 new jobs for local Samoans.


  • Kerala farmer
    29 Aug 2018

    Fairtrade farmers recovering from Kerala floods

    The fertile cropping lands of Kerala, in southern India, have been hit by the worst monsoonal flooding in nearly a century, leaving almost 400 people dead.

  • Belize producer organisation voting
    19 Apr 2018

    Why Fairtrade can help CHOGM leaders build a true common wealth

    Increasing trade between Commonwealth nations can lead to shared prosperity – but only if five key issues are prioritised.
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