The Fair Trade Coffee Company

Est. 2001

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GENERAL Fair Trade Coffee Company and our software publisher respect the privacy of every individual who visits our website. This Privacy Statement outlines the information we will collect and how we will use that information. This Statement will also instruct you on what to do if you do not want your personal information collected when you visit our website.   PERSONAL INFORMATION The Fair Trade Coffee Company will not collect your name, address, telephone number, or email address unless you provide it to us...

DAMAGED OR DEFECTIVE ITEMS If you receive your coffee opened or damaged, please refuse delivery of the merchandise, then contact us at (800) 909-9807 to report the problem. We will get your coffee delivered to you in good condition. If after accepting delivery, you realize you have received a damaged or defective product, please contact us immediately at (800) 909-9807 or [email protected] We will send you a replacement or issue you a refund once the returned item reaches us. We will not charge you...

Transfair USA In Africa, South America and Asia, farmers struggle to live and raise their families because of the meager profits they make on their crops. The large number of middle-men between the farmer and the consumer take the bulk of the profits, leaving the farmer with little to live on and less with which to run the farm. This has resulted in a return of child labor and child slavery. It has resulted in poor and dangerous farming practices that...

A Better Living Standard You may have seen fair trade products in the supermarket before. They all bear the fair-trade logo and will be licensed by the Fair-trade Labeling Organizations International. These products aim to promote development and a better standard of living for the producers of such products by guaranteeing them a fair price for their products. While it may be surprising, this does not in fact lead to significantly higher prices for such products on the supermarket shelf. This...

Coffee Prices Or, why paying farmers a living wage won’t affect the price you pay very much. When looked at from a historical perspective the amount that retailers pay for coffee, has been and continues to be, notoriously volatile. This makes it difficult for coffee farmers to plan for the future and when coffee bean prices drop dramatically, as they did 2001, it can make it difficult for such farmers even to survive and meet very basic needs. Most people will have...

The Special Allure of the Organic Ethiopian Harrar A Featured Fair Trade Coffee There can be little doubt that Ethiopia is a coffee capital. Yet, most of us will never get the opportunity to sample brew in this foreign land. Thankfully, it’s possible to experience Organic Ethiopian Harrar Fair Trade at your local coffee house. Chances are it’s a taste you’ll want to savor each week. Organic Ethiopian Harrar comes courtesy of the Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union Ltd. The union, which was...

The Jumping Mexican Coffee Bean A Featured Fair Trade Coffee When you think of the country of Mexico, numerous images may come to mind– sombreros, enchiladas, mariachi bands, flamenco dancers, to name a few. But what you may not realize is that the great nation south of the border is also home to some amazing organic coffee. Granted, Mexican coffee beans may not jump out of a roaster—but, when roasted, ground and brewed, they could cause you to jump right out of...

The Magic of Guatemalan Organic Coffee A Featured Fair Trade Coffee You might call it as smooth as silk stockings…as spicy as an apple cake…and as smoky as a Cuban cigar. It’s the medium-bodied coffee known as Organic Guatemalan HB Huehuetenango—Fair Trade, and it offers a taste sensation you’re unlikely to forget. Its bright, rich flavor has made it a staple in pantries around the world. This specialty coffee is grown in the mountains of northern Guatemala near Mexico. It is actually considered...

The Java Organic Wonders of Timor Coffee A Featured Fair Trade Coffee In the past decade or so, the Java organic market has exploded. The number of varieties available now is simply mind-boggling. What is equally encouraging is the fact that a number of small countries are entering the gourmet coffee business—to the delight of many committed coffee drinkers. There is certainly a novelty factor involved when you select a Third World coffee. But, once the novelty has worn off, the coffee must...