The UK's Fairtrade Foundation (part of Fairtrade International) has announced that it will not be involved in the new pilot fair trade scheme being launched by the supermarket Sainsbury's.
Organic avocados available in Europe used to be sourced almost exclusively from South America, but over the last few years that has begun to change.
Africa needs to develop standards to assure safety and benefit of its herbal medicines, says Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of Mauritius.
Fairtrade cocoa farmer Fortin Bley from the Ivory Coast addressed delegates at the London Chocolate Forum on 7 October, warning that unless the international cocoa industry does more to involve farmers, it will risk losing a generation of cocoa growers.
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