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Fair Trade Proving Anything But to Farmers in $6 Billion Market

Author: Simon Clark & Heather Walsh, Bloomberg, Published on: 23 December 2011

...[t]he push to increase sales of goods deemed to be free of child labor and other practices has divided the movement, raised questions of whether going mainstream will undermine the cooperative farmers it was created to help and, most of all, strained the integrity of the certification systems [refers to Victoria's Secret (part of Limited Brands), Nestle, Starbucks, Ecom Agroindustrial Corp., Limited Brands, Cadbury (part of Kraft Foods), Walmart]

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Related companies: Cadbury (part of Mondelēz International) Ecom Agroindustrial Kraft Foods (now Kraft Heinz) Limited Brands Nestlé Starbucks Victoria's Secret (part of Limited Brands) Walmart