The latest news from Fairtrade Australia New Zealand

  • Handful of coffee beans
    30 Sep 2016

    International Coffee Day: Time to reflect on the impact of climate change

    Whether it’s your morning get-up-and-go or your afternoon pick-me-up, we can all agree coffee is worth celebrating, but what would happen if it was no longer available. 


  • Makaibari Tea Estate
    26 Sep 2016

    Fairtrade strengthens support for farmers and workers

    It has been a year of great impact for Fairtrade. The latest Fairtrade International Annual Report, ‘Driving Sales, Deepening Impact’, showcases many exciting initiatives having positive impact for the 1.6 million Fairtrade farmers across 75 countries. With innovative new programs focusing on areas such as textiles, climate and gender, Fairtrade’s work continues to address the issues most pressing to farmers in developing countries around the world. 


  • Farmers from Alang Daom playing Producer Library games
    08 Sep 2016

    BLOG Fairtrade a new school of thought

    As the world pauses this week to celebrate the achievements of generations committed to knowledge and education through the annual International Literacy Day, Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand Strategic Partnerships Manager and designer of the Fairtrade Producer Library, Sandra Méndez, talks about the issue of lack of access to information in small farming communities and Fairtrade’s efforts to address it.


  • Deingi Fulunga Neknasi Coffee Farmer
    02 Sep 2016

    Fairtrade Art Exhibition Stori bilong Fairtrade

    New Fairtrade art exhibition Stori Bilong Fairtrade set to take visitors on a journey through the eyes of Fairtrade farmers.
  • Rio receives Fair Trade City certificate
    17 Aug 2016

    The Olympic City becomes a Fair Trade City

    A golden moment for Rio De Janeiro as it becomes a Fair Trade Town during the Olympic Games.

  • Earth Overshoot Day
    08 Aug 2016

    How do you top up a planet

    This Earth Overshoot Day we're asking the question- how do you top-up a planet?

  • HOAC farmers cupping
    28 Jul 2016

    Farmer visit leads to limited release single origin specialty coffee

    Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand has been working with small-scale farmers across a range of commodities – coffee, cocoa, coconuts, sugar and vanilla – in the Pacific since 2006.  Our work has been focussed on supporting these farmers to form strong farmer organisations, build their capacity to trade sustainably, access international Fairtrade markets and connect them with buyers.

  • Valentina, Molly with board members and NAPP exec at General Assembly 2016
    15 Jul 2016

    Fairtrade ANZ Chair Valentina Tripp elected to the Fairtrade International Board

    Chair of the Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand Board, Valentina Tripp, was elected to the Fairtrade International Board, at the recent Fairtrade General Assembly in Bonn, Germany. This is an exciting development for Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand, the Asia Pacific region and the wider Fairtrade community in helping to ensure interests of both farmers and markets in the Asia-Pacific region are well represented

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