Response to media reports on child trafficking in India – 01/03/14

Sunday’s report in the Observer and the accompanying pieces in the Guardian and Mirror about child trafficking in India highlight an important issue.

These stories of child trafficking are harrowing and raise important concerns about poverty and conditions in rural …

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Mabroc Joins ETP

We’re pleased to confirm that Mabroc Teas has joined the Ethical Tea Partnership. Mabroc is ETP’s 30th member and the first brand from a tea-producing region to join the Partnership. Based in Sri Lanka, the company has been exporting …

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J.T. Ronnefeldt joins ETP

One of Germany’s oldest tea companies, J.T. Ronnefeldt, has taken a positive step and joined the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP). The company, which was founded in Frankfurt 190 years ago by Johann Tobias Ronnefeldt, specialises in the trade and sale …

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‘Future in a Cup’ helping improve tea sustainability, Sri Lanka

In Colombo yesterday the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP), CARE Sri Lanka, and World University Services of Canada (WUSC)  jointly hosted ‘Future in a Cup’, a forum to discuss issues affecting the tea industry in Sri Lanka. ‘Future in a Cup’ …

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Save the Date: Tuesday 17th June 2014

ETP and IDH will be co-hosting TEAM UP 2014 – the unmissable tea and sustainability event on Tuesday 17th June 2014. For further information watch this space.

Key learnings and insight from this year’s event are captured in the …

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Good practice: Taking a ‘leaf’ from Kenya

This week twenty professionals from the Sri Lankan tea industry are taking part in a study tour of Kenya to look at different approaches and learn about best practices in Kenyan tea production. WUSC, CARE, and Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) …

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Third German tea company joins ETP

We’re pleased to announce that stick & lembke has joined the Ethical Tea Partnership making it three new German members in under a year. News of the announcement reflects the tea industry’s willingness to work collaboratively to tackle issues, and …

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Shining a light on wages in the tea industry

A report has just been published. It is the result of a multi-stakeholder project led by the ETP and Oxfam with additional funding from IDH The Sustainable Trade Initiative and Unilever, and which has the support of the certification organisations …

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American Family-Owned Tea Blender joins the ETP

We’re delighted to announce that Bigelow Tea has joined the Ethical Tea Partnership. The US-based family-owned tea blender was founded in 1945 by Ruth Campbell Bigelow.

Bigelow Tea is the ETP’s sixth member from North America and brings the total …

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Up and coming tea chain joins the ETP

The Ethical Tea Partnership is pleased to introduce Tea Monkey as its 27th member. Tea Monkey is a small chain of up-market tea cafes with big ambitions and franchise expansion plans, and it is the first ever food service …

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