With Fairtrade you have the power to change the world every day. With simple shopping choices you can get farmers a better deal. And that means they can make their own decisions, control their futures and lead the dignified life everyone deserves.
Fairtrade is a simple way to make a difference to the lives of the people who grow the things we love. We do this by changing the way trade works through better prices, decent working conditions and a fair deal for farmers and workers in developing countries.
Ever wondered how many farmers and workers are involved with Fairtrade? Or how the Fairtrade Premium is used? Here's a snapshot from our latest data.
There are over 1.65 million farmers and workers in 1,226 producer organisations across the Fairtrade system.
Fairtrade is a global movement with a strong and active presence in the UK, represented by the Fairtrade Foundation.
We support small scale farmers and workers who are marginalised from trade in a variety of ways and carefully monitor the impact of Fairtrade on these communities.
Why does Fairtrade mean sustainable trade?
Find answers to some of the questions that are frequently asked about Fairtrade.
We work with government, parliament, business, civil society and other stakeholders to advocate for policies that will make trade fair.
Find out how we've been doing - read our social and annual reports here.
People are at the heart of what’s important at Fairtrade. ‘Our people’ enable us to deliver more impact where it matters.
Buying Fairtrade is easy. There are over 4,500 Fairtrade products from coffee and tea to flowers and gold, so when you shop, look for the FAIRTRADE Mark.
There are over 1.65 million farmers and workers spread across more than 74 countries participating in Fairtrade. Learn more about how choosing Fairtrade products has changed lives.