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mooseman

Mirror, mirror.....

....on the wall, who is the fairest of them all??

Apologies if this has been posted before, but I was wondering if anyone on DS had info on the proportion of money that goes to producers of FairTrade goods.

In my local "popular" supermarket they sell 80 FairTrade teabags for 1.19 while the brand I usually buy (Tea Direct) sells for 1.95. Apart from the obvious price difference, and possible taste difference, how can I find out if growers where growers are getting the best deal?
jema

Last time I looked at some data I found on this, the numbers were so absolutely shocking they were hard to believe Sad
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