Fair trade

Significant and sustainable changes to people's lives and environment.
 

1988 The first Fairtrade label is launched in the Netherlands. The first "Fairtrade" coffee in Mexico is sold in Dutch supermarkets, under the "Max Havelaar" brand.
1997 Foundation of the Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International (FLO)
2003 World sales of Fairtrade products reach a record level of 500 million $.
2005 Sales of products under the FLO label total 1’ 125 billion euros, a 37% increase in comparison with 2004.

For more information: http://www.flo-cert.net/flo-cert/