Fair Trade Myths Debunked

Fair Trade Myths Debunked

Confused about fair trade? It's not surprising; there are many misconceptions floating around the practice, from fair trade being "anti-globalization" and a form of charity to fair trade resulting in more expensive products and only pertaining to coffee and chocolate. The Fair Trade Federation addresses some of the most common misconceptions about fair trade. The Fair Trade Federation concisely outlines the inaccurate ideas and then explains the true situation regarding each misconception. For instance, they explain fair trade focuses on connecting producers and consumers across oceans and national lines, works to foster equitable and beneficial business practices, and includes products ranging from jewelry and soap to tea and wine.

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