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Fair Trade and Organics Explained

Organic— The organic label is regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture which requires proof that the product is produced without the use of synthetic chemicals or pesticides. The producer must also show¬†a plan that addresses issues of bio-diversity, watershed management and the creation of buffer zones to prevent any cross contamination in growing or processing of the coffee. Fair Trade— Fair Trade certification¬†is an effort to improve the lives of workers and .