Making your business Fairtrade

By putting the FAIRTRADE Mark on your products, stocking Fairtrade goods, or serving them to your customers, you can demonstrate your ethical commitment and have a positive impact on the producers of the commodities with which you work.

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    What we offer to business

    Fairtrade Canada offers a wide range of support to businesses who register with us, including:

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    How to become a Fairtrader

    More and more, consumers are making the switch to ethically sourced and labeled products. They want to be sure of the legitimacy behind claims, and have transparency into where products are sourced. An easy way to provide this is through trusted, independent, third party certification — Fairtrade.

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    Fairtrade Standards and Policies

    As part of any License Agreement with Fairtrade Canada, all registered operators (licensees, registered traders and sub licensees) must be able to meet and demonstrate compliance with Fairtrade Standards and Policies.

  • Connect

    CONNECT User Guides

    Below are the various user guides for different activities in the CONNECT system. If you have any questions please contact

  • Fairtrade Sugar

    Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient

    The Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient (FSI) model expands the ways in which farmers can access world markets on Fairtrade terms.

  • Fairtrade Products

    Become a Retailer

    Canadian customers want to know where their products come from, how they're grown or produced and by whom. Fairtrade Canada can help you in attracting this growing ethical consumer segment.

  • Taste the good in your coffee

    Fairtrade in your coffee shop

    Across the country, from food service outlets to independent cafes, your support for Fairtrade not only meets the demands of consumers, but most importantly means farmers and workers can put enough food on the table for the people they care about, all year round.

  • 1% for the Planet

    1% for the Planet

    Did you know that paying Fairtrade Canada license fees may make you eligible to be a member of 1% for the Planet?