A strong fair trade business sector is essential to the fair trade movement in Canada. For fair trade to be successful, fair trade products—coffee, tea, cocoa, produce, handmade goods, flowers, and more—must be available.

In Canada, the food distribution industry has great potential to support fair trade. We want to see fair trade products available though every type of food service company. This includes companies who sell fair trade brands, food service and distribution companies, and retailers and grocers. We aim to grow fair trade businesses through five focus areas: