about fairtrade

The Fairtrade Labeling Organization International (FLO) is a non-profit, multi-stakeholder association involving 23 member organizations, traders and external experts. The organization develops and reviews Fairtrade standards and provides support to Fairtrade Certified producers by assisting them in gaining and maintaining Fairtrade certification. The FAIRTRADE label is the ONLY independent guarantee of a fair deal for farmers and workers in the developing world and is governed by Five Guarantees.