Fair trade-certified products are growing at a record pace, thanks in large part to their expansion in supermarkets. Such products have come to include perishables like bananas and mangoes. Overall, the category experienced record growth in 2003, the latest year for which statistics are available, according to TransFair USA, the Oakland, Calif.-based certifier of fair trade products. Coffee, the foundation of the entire movement, grew 91% to 18.7 million pounds, from 9.8 million pounds in ...

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