This is an Australian movie about the coffee industry and american coffee houses. The movie provides information on how coffee shop workers and coffee growers are exploited. Their website BlackGoldMovie.com is currently offline!
What does fair trade mean?
Fair trade means that products, such as coffee, produced from developed counties and products from underdeveloped countries are sold/traded at fair prices regardless of who made the product. This allows independent workers the ability to compete with larger corporations in a fair manor. When you buy fair trade coffee you are helping independent coffee growers.
From the Ironweed Film Club – January 2007 edition.
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