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The website takes shape…

Here at AmbaNature we’re excited about our new website, it’s already taking shape.  Like most websites it will take a while to get all the products loaded and the prices and shipping all right so please bear with us.  Meanwhile, you will be able to find our products really soon on Thrapston High Street!

Dr. Bronner’s – Organic & Fair Trade Pioneer

Photo: David Bronner, President, Dr. Bronner’s Dr. Bronner’s started sourcing certified organic ingredients for its products in 2000 out of a desire to support sustainable agriculture without synthetic chemical fertilizers and pesticides. While this was a great first step towards sustainability, thecompany realized that questionable pricing, wages, and working conditions for farmers and workers producing […]

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Once Again Nut Butter Donates Over 20,000 Pounds of Peanut Butter to Natural Disaster Victims

During the month of April, Once Again Nut Butter donated over 21,000 pounds of peanut butter to the charity, Feed the Children.  The organization will be using the forty-four, 480-pound drums donated, to support victims in natural disasters.  They are working to send nut butter to the victims of the massive typhoon in the Philippines, […]

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PACT Apparel Launches New Organic Cotton, Fair Trade Certified Line Carried in Whole Foods

PACT brand announced this month that it is launching a line of organic cotton apparel manufactured in a Fair Trade Certified facility. The line will include 19 product styles featuring 78 different items. A preview of the line featuring custom designed women’s t-shirts for Spring retailing at 14.99 launched March 7, 2014, exclusively at select […]

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FWP Analysis Compares Fair Trade & Ecosocial Certifications on How Committed Brands Are Distinguished

Fair World Project (FWP) has published some analysis on how well different Fair Trade and eco-social seals distinguish committed brands (that is brands that are committed to building a just economy in all policies and practices) from conventional brands (that is brands that offer some certified products or ingredients but in other supply chains and […]

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Fairtrade International Launches Commodity Sourcing Program

Fairtrade International recently announced the first commitments to its new commodity sourcing model. Rather than focusing on all the ingredients for a multi-ingredient final product, Fairtrade Sourcing Programs means companies can now make big commitments to use Fairtrade cocoa, sugar or cotton across product ranges or even their whole business. Already at launch nine companies […]

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FWP Campaign Asks Brands Participating in Fair Trade to Support Fair Trade Policies

Fair World Project, an advocacy program of Organic Consumers Association, is inviting Fair Trade supporters to ask Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Starbucks, and Honest Tea to support fair trade policies in government. With current developments heading towards passage of international free trade deals such as Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA), […]

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Fairtrade International Makes Major Changes to Strengthen Hired Worker Standards

Fairtrade International has overhauled its Fairtrade Standard for Hired Labor to strengthen the position of workers in Fairtrade certified plantations and estates producing tea, bananas and other fruit, cut flowers, herbs, vegetables and sports ball factories. The newly revised standard includes detailed requirements to guarantee workers’ right to freely organize and collectively bargain. Certified producer […]

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Certification Comparison Tool Published by FWP

An online tool was recently published to compare some aspects of certification programs for Fair Trade and ecosocial labels in the U.S. and Canada markets. The tool, published by Fair World Project (FWP), a program of Organic Consumers Association, currently compares 6 certifications across 8 criteria. The tool presents both objective factors as well as […]

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