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Fair Trade Original, incorporated in 1959, is the founder of development trade - an initiative which has since been adopted all over the world. Development trade ensures that products made by farmers, craftsmen and companies that conduct an appropriate social policy gain access to the export markets. This in turn creates employment that increases the prosperity of the people involved, their villages and, on occasion, of the entire region.

Fair Trade Original is also licensee of the Max Havelaar Foundation and carries the hallmark of much of the food range and its cotton products in the line Fair & Green. Fair Trade Original and Max Havelaar work together but are two separate, independent organizations. Fair Trade Original is a trading company and a brand. Max Havelaar Foundation is a certification organization and produce or does not sell products.