Fair Fare

Lately, all's fair in the supermarket. Fair Trade, that is. Though the designation used to be reserved for single-ingredient items like coffee, Fair Trade Certified Ingredients labels have begun to crop up all over the store on composite products that combine Fair Trade commodities like sugar, rice and vanilla with ingredients for which there are no Fair Trade standards. Ben & Jerry's Coffee Coffee

Lately, all's fair in the supermarket. Fair Trade, that is.

Though the designation used to be reserved for single-ingredient items like coffee, Fair Trade Certified Ingredients labels have begun to crop up all over the store on “composite products” that combine Fair Trade commodities like sugar, rice and vanilla with ingredients for which there are no Fair Trade standards.

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