Empowering Coffee Traders? The Coffee Value Chain from Nicaraguan Fair Trade Farmers to Finnish Consumers

@article{Valkila2010EmpoweringCT,
  title={Empowering Coffee Traders? The Coffee Value Chain from Nicaraguan Fair Trade Farmers to Finnish Consumers},
  author={Joni Valkila and P. Haaparanta and Niina Niemi},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
  year={2010},
  volume={97},
  pages={257-270}
}
  • Joni Valkila, P. Haaparanta, Niina Niemi
  • Published 2010
  • Economics
  • Journal of Business Ethics
  • This article analyzes the distribution of benefits from Fair Trade between producing and consuming countries. Fair Trade and conventional coffee production and trade were examined in Nicaragua in 2005–2006 and 2008. Consumption of the respective coffees was assessed in Finland in 2006–2009. The results indicate that consumers paid considerably more for Fair Trade-certified coffee than for the other alternatives available. Although Fair Trade provided price premiums to producer organizations, a… CONTINUE READING
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