Nexus Drinks Systems promote both Fairtrade coffees, teas and hot chocolate as well as Rainforest Alliance, a similar organization, coffees, teas and hot chocolate through their range of coffee machines, vending machines and drinks systems.
“I represent more than one million family farmers who need Fairtrade pricing to put food on the table and keep their kids in school,” said Raul de Aguila, a Peruvian coffee grower . “No other label or certification system ensures a fair income for a hard day’s work. This increase will have a direct and positive impact on the lives of Fairtrade Certified coffee farmers around the world.”
Fairtrade is a certification model that guarantees prices to farmers that meet strict social and environmental sustainability criteria, and the FAIRTRADE Mark has become one of the most recognized consumer labels in the UK . Research by DEFRA this year showed that more than eighty percent of the UK public say they have heard of Fairtrade, and more than half of those people said they made an effort to buy it. (more…)