Fair Trade What is it, and Why Should You Care??

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Fair Trade What is it, and Why Should You Care?? </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Traditional Means of Trade Large chain of people responsible for getting the good from the country of origin to the destination country Farmers get very little for the amount of effort they put in Sustainable development not used Child and slave labour allowed No benefits offered (eg. health care or unions) </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Fair Trade Farmers get a fair price for their product Eliminates many middle men from trading line Sustainable development practices Improved benefits More investment in local economy </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> FLO Fair Trade Labeling Organization International FLO certifies companies with the fair trade logo (pictured above) They would investigate all aspects of the company to make sure they are fairly trading products </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> What kind of Products are Fair Trade in Canada? Coffee Tea Sugar Bananas Cocoa Sports balls Hot chocolate Chocolate </li> </ul>