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Consumption of Fairtrade products: Belgians can still do better

Last May, Fairtrade Belgium announced a historic increase in the sales of fair trade products in Belgium: + 41% in 2019. An excellent result, bringing annual average consumption of fair trade per Belgian at 19.2 euros. Last May, Fairtrade Belgium announced a historic increase in the sales of fair trade products in Belgium: + 41% in 2019. An excellent result, bringing annual average consumption of fair trade per Belgian at 19.2 euros.

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Miel Maya Honing: for a sustainable and fair ‘happy culture’

For the Fair Trade Week, the NGO Miel Maya Honing (Maya Honey) launched a gift box celebrating global honey culture. It offers a unique opportunity to sample authentic products and to learn more about their origin and history. Our history…

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World Fair Trade Day : Participate to the photo contest!

May 9 is World Fair Trade Day. A special edition, because we must celebrate it at home. Choose fair trade in these difficult times! With your purchase, producers of your favourite fair trade product receive a fair income and you are giving the Belgian fair trade businesses a well-deserved boost too. Both need your support: […]

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Prix Juste Producteur, the new label that guarantees a fair price to Belgium’s producers

Most people thought that 60% of the end product’s price is for the producer whereas this is only 15% on average for all products Emmanuel Grosjean Tweet Obtaining a fair price and fair remuneration is not only a goal that farmers in the South fight for. In Belgium’s Walloon region the Producers Board has created […]

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Where can I find fair trade products?

Where can I find fair trade products? Fair trade organizations Miel Maya Honing Miel Maya Honing is an NGO recognised by the DGDC (Belgian Directorate-General for Development Cooperation): it supports bee-keeping projects in Mexico and Guatemala and carries out development education work in Belgium, focusing on public awareness-raising of Fair Trade issues. Miel Maya Honing Oxfam […]

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Dimabel: Organic and fair trade added value waffles

When Didier Clarisse and his wife took over an artisanal waffle bakery, they wanted to expand the business, but it soon became clear that a large industrial business was not their piece of cake. Instead, they ventured into a quality approach. After exploring the market they switched to organic waffles and shortly after to fair trade too.

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Fair trade is booming business, also for Carrefour

When you ask how many honest products Carrefour offers, you get one back: What do you mean by honest products? The supermarket chain does not see fair trade as a separate product line. For both the products from the southern and northern hemisphere, they must be developed with respect for the producer, planet and customer.

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