Tricky

Starbucks says that all it’s coffee is going to be Fairtrade. Does that mean that so far, it’s unfair trade and that the farmers producing the coffee cannot make a living from it?

Just wondering…

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4 responses to “Tricky

  1. Well, it’s the Colombian farmers who make the coffee who actually consider buying Starbucks as the Süddeutsche reported some weeks ago… Globalization turned upside down… Uli

  2. Now, that’s an interesting development. Do you happen to have a link?

  3. Yeah, found one… I could have bet that the article is several weeks old. Well, it’s from the 24th…
    http://www.sueddeutsche.de/wirtschaft/179/448911/text/

  4. Thanks for the article. It’s not even so unlikely to happen… Globalisation upside-down, why not?

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