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Fair Trade USA and Flor de Caña Partner to Bring Fair Trade Certified™ Rum to the Global Community

Press Release

OAKLAND, May 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, welcomed Flor de Caña premium rum to the Fair Trade community after certifying that the raw ingredients used in the production of the Nicaraguan rum are produced under rigorous social and environmental standards - covering areas like safe working conditions, protection of fundamental human rights and environmental best practices. Flor de Caña is proud of its partnership with Fair Trade USA to bring Fair Trade Certified rum to the global community by mid 2018.

Nestlé UK & Ireland Cuts 2.6 Billion Teaspoons of Sugar and More Than 60 Billion Calories in Just Three Years

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The amount of sugar in Nestlé’s UK and Irish products has been reduced by more than 2.6 billion teaspoons since 2015 thanks to an ongoing, intensive programme of innovation and reformulation.

A report, issued today by Nestlé, reveals that more than 60 billion calories have also been removed from Nestlé UK & Ireland’s portfolio in the same time period.

Last March, Nestlé announced that it had pledged to cut sugar across its confectionery portfolio by 10% by the end of 2018 and has already hit a reduction of 7.4% as of today.

Kroger Expands Fair Trade Certified™ Offerings

Simple Truth® offers more Fair Trade Certified™ products than any other private label grocery brand in the country
Press Release

CINCINNATI, January 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Kroger, in partnership with Fair Trade USA, announced today that its Simple Truth® brand will expand in 2018 to offer more Fair Trade Certified™ products. The Simple Truth® brand’s current portfolio of Fair Trade products spans multiple commodities, including coffee, cocoa, coconut, tea, sugar and agave, and leads the private label grocery industry in Fair Trade offerings.  

Billionaire Bloomberg to Fund $5m Public Health Projects in 40 Cities Worldwide

Exclusive: Melbourne, Accra and Ulaanbaatar among cities to benefit from funding pledged by former New York mayor to tackle issues from air pollution to obesity
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Originally posted on www.theguardian.com.

Three Quality of Lifehacks to Eat Healthy at Work

By: Quality of Lifehacks
Blog

What’s your favorite office snack? Is it candy, chips, cookies, or other treat?

It’s very easy to eat unhealthy while at work. Further, many people may eat breakfast, lunch and snacks at work. Add in a midday gourmet coffee drink, treats provided at meetings, and an office drink fridge, people can easily tank their diets while on the job.

With this in mind, here are three Quality of Lifehacks to eat healthy at work.

Cutting Back on Sugar: Healthy Ways to Curb America’s Mouth-Watering Obsession

By: Beth Winthrop
Blog

Universally, people love sugar. It is a main ingredient in America’s favorite comfort foods, and with Valentine’s Day, sugar overindulgence might seem inevitable. Multiple studies show that eating too much sugar is directly correlated to obesity, which can lead to health problems. When it comes to sugar, moderation is key. Reducing the amount you eat is healthy, but that doesn’t mean you have to cut it out completely.

Trick or Treat? The Scary Truth About Added Sugars

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Halloween is filled with costumes, haunted houses, trick or treating—and candy!  Whether you prefer chocolate or candy corn, the sales of candy during the week of Halloween are reported to be greater than candy sales during the weeks before Easter and Valentine’s Day.  That’s a lot of sugar!

Fifty-Nine Percent of Americans Now Aware of Fair Trade Certified™ Products

Fair Trade USA and the Natural Marketing Institute reveal new data on consumer attitudes toward Fair Trade; strong support from Millennials and mainstream grocery
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., February 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, and the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), an international consulting and research firm specializing in health and sustainability, today released new data indicating that fifty-nine percent of consumers now recognize the Fair Trade Certified™ label.

Make the World a Better Place in 2016

5 Fair Trade New Year’s Resolutions to Fit Every Lifestyle
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With the New Year comes the opportunity reflect on our lives and make resolutions that bring about positive change through new habits and commitments.  And while that resolution you made last year to eat less and exercise more was relatively effective (for the first 3 weeks at least…), why not take this opportunity to put a little Fair Trade spin on your resolutions and make an even bigger change?  One that has a ripple effect that will reach all the way around the globe.  Resolve to buy Fair Trade and join us in making 2016 the year of responsible consumption. 

Mars Endorses Limitation On Added Sugars; Supports Us Government Labeling Recommendation

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MCLEAN, Va., May 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Mars, Incorporated is supporting two important recommendations designed to help consumers limit their intake of added sugars and achieve healthier, more balanced diets.

The company has endorsed a recommendation by the world's leading health authorities—including the World Health Organization (WHO), the US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, and the UK Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition—that people should limit their intake of added sugars to no more than 10% of total calorie intake.

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