Fair-trade food turnover shoots up

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Austrians are spending more on fair-trade products as the number of supermarkets and caf├ęs offering such items is on the rise. Fairtrade Austria said today (Mon) businesses in the country achieved an estimated turnover of 46 million Euros by selling fair-trade products between January and June 2011. The association explained this was 13 per cent […]

Fairtrade food boom registered

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More and more Austrians are picking fair-trade products, new figures show.Fairtrade Austria said today (Thurs) shops across the country generated a turnover of 87 million Euros by selling products from its portfolio last year, up by 21 per cent compared to 2009.The organisation explained bananas have been the most popular foodstuff in recent years. The […]