The Benefits of Fairtrade – a comprehensive study

Fairtrade International published a comprehensive study about the scope and benefits of fair trade and the development during the last years.

Overall, worldwide number of Fairtrade producing organizations grew by 10% from 905 to 991, with now a total of 1,3 million (+13%) farmers and workers.
The total reported fairtrade sales income now is at 665 million € with the top ten countries accounting for 75% of sales, of which eight are Latin American and two African countries.

Source: Fairtade International