Tag: fair trade

Exploring an Organic Tea Estate in Bangladesh

May 7, 2018 (Published: April 16, 2018)

A buying team led by Founder and President Greg Ubert recently visited Kazi & Kazi Tea Estate Ltd. in Bangladesh to explore a sustainable new source of teas. Teas and herbs grown on the plantation hold Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance and USDA Organic certifications. “This lush organic estate grows teas and herbs of incredible quality,” […]

New Year, New Coffee Shop?

November 29, 2022 (Published: January 10, 2012)

Ever dream of opening a coffee shop? The beginning of a new year offers a perfect opportunity to start planning! With the right support, you could be profiting from energizing espressos and luscious lattes before the year is through. Each week, we’ll explore different aspects of running an independent coffee shop. We’ll go over fundamental […]

Beyond Fair Trade

December 14, 2013 (Published: December 23, 2011)

Grower’s First Foundation Advisor Glenn Parrish asked “Is Fair Good Enough?” in a recent Stanford Social Innovation Review article that reviewed the success of Fair Trade in lifting indigenous farmers out of poverty. Crimson Cup started carrying Fair Trade organic coffees more than 10 years ago. We really liked the concept of improving the lives […]