4 Top Reasons Why Fair Trade Coffee is a Scam

1/ Growers Receive a Higher Percentage from Non-Fair Trade Coffee Sales
2/ Fair Trade Is Essentially a Marketing Organization
3/ Consumers Are Charged Much More for Fair Trade Coffee
4/ Growers Are Paid Very Little for Fair Trade Coffee

Solution: Buy direct traded coffee as the grower gets more profit instead of it going to these marketing organisations. http://ministrygrounds.com.au/ is a great place to buy ethical coffee especially the single origins http://ministrygrounds.com.au/roasted-coffee/roasted-current.html

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