Fairtrade Plans Increased Wages For Cocoa Farmers

Dec. 10, 2018

Fairtrade will increase the Fairtrade Minimum Price for conventional cocoa from $2,000 to $2,400 per metric ton at the point of export (FOB), marking a 20 percent increase. For organic cocoa, the Fairtrade price will be $300 above the market price or the Fairtrade Minimum Price, whichever is higher at the time of sale. This is a change from the current minimum fixed price of $2,300 per metric ton for Fairtrade certified organic cocoa.

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