Canadian Businesses Awarded for Commitment to Fairtrade

The first annual Canadian Fairtrade Awards were presented to seven Canadian retail and food service businesses last week in recognition of their ongoing commitment to Fair Trade. An independent panel of judges assessed self-selected nominees on a variety of criteria, including range of products offered; promotion, education and engagement; and vision, mission, and values. This year’s winners are:

An additional award was presented to Just Us! Coffee, deemed “Canada’s Favourite Fairtrade Certified Product” by nearly 5,000 Canadians who voted during Fairtrade Fortnight, an annual two-week blitz promoting all things Fair Trade, which takes place during May 1-15.

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