Fair Trade

The Rise Plus Group is dedicated to promoting fair and balanced trade with growers and producers. We stock many products including coffee, tea and rice from producers all over the world who are recognized and certified to international standards. View our range of international fairly traded products here >

Fair Trade - A Definition

Fair Trade is an alternative approach to conventional international trade. It brings consumers and producers closer together, and provides a way for consumers, through their purchasing, to benefit directly the lives of producers. Producer groups negotiate the prices with buyers directly and collectively helping reduce vulnerability to exploitation and the fluctuation of world market prices.

“Fair Trade is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency and respect, which seeks greater equity in international trade. It contributes to sustainable development by offering better trading conditions to, and securing the rights of, marginalised producers and workers - especially in the South. Fair Trade organisations (backed by consumers) are engaged actively in supporting producers, awareness raising and in campaigning for changes in the rules and practice of international trade,”

Definition taken from Fair Trade Hong Kong (Visit site)