GMCR Continues as Largest Purchaser of Fair Trade Products in US in 2012

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) has been recognized by Fair Trade USA as the world’s largest purchaser of Fair Trade Certified™  coffee in 2012, for the third consecutive year. Since the debut of GMCR’s first Fair Trade Certified™ coffee in 2000, the company’s purchases have delivered more than $22 million in community development funds to coffee farmers.

The company purchased more than 54 million pounds of Fair Trade Certified™ coffee in calendar year 2012. This includes coffee certified in the U.S. by Fair Trade USA as well as Fairtrade Certified coffee in Canada, which is certified by Fairtrade Canada.

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