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Coffee geekdom

Exam Stress

From cherry to cup within a week. In our FairChain, that is perfectly possible. Marten (Fairfood), Jan (Wageningen University & Research) and Mark (FairChain) were picking some fresh red cherry

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FairChain Farming

Quid Pro Quo, FairChain Farmer

Last week we told you about the Triple FairChain Premium we are paying to our farmers in Limu, Ethiopia. This of course is no unconditional premium. Instead, it is an

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FairChain Farming

Triple FairChain Premium

In this serie of FairChain Harvest blogs, we’ll now show you how we discovered that we actually pay a FairChain Premium three times. 1. Twenty percent We thought we paid

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FairChain Farming

The Quest For FairChain Red

Where does your bag of 100% Limu coffee come from? From Limu. Makes sense doesn’t it? Today Mark headed out from the town of Jimma, known as the birth ground

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FairChain goes german

Fairtrade – ein überholtes Modell? Immer mehr junge Unternehmen haben verstanden: Fairtrade ist gut, aber letztlich nur eine bessere Version eines in sich unfairen Handelssystems: Entwicklungsländer, meist ehemalige Kolonien, produzieren Rohstoffe,

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FairChain Philosophy

Where Does Production Stop?

Well, if you’re a worker in a smallholder manufacturing company in just about any developing nation, your role in creating the end product finishes at the point where it is

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FairChain Philosophy

What is the weakest link?

What is the weakest link in a value chain? Is it the logistics component perhaps, responsible for moving raw goods to production facilities, to wholesalers, retailers and ultimately to the end

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FairChain Philosophy

FairChain Beyond MOYEE

If you’ve become a FairChain revolutionary just because of the awesome Moyee Coffee, then you’ve missed the point. Or if you’ve become a revolutionary by going deeper into Moyee’s radically

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FairChain Philosophy

Living with Coffee

Living with coffee. For most of us, this means a daily ritual of flicking on the coffee machine first thing in the morning for the first ‘heart-starter’ espresso hit before

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FairChain Philosophy

When Fair’s not Fair

Professor Colleen Haight is a fair-minded person. But not fair in the sense implied by ‘Fair Trade’. Far from it, in fact. During this short clip, you’ll be taken through

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