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• Some International Food Co-operatives

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India: The KASAM (Kandhamal Apex Spices Association for Marketing) Co-operative

was set up to trade fairly with, and help to educate, the Kuttia Kondh tribe, who have, for some time, grown and exported high quality organic turmeric. The turmeric has now been @28 the Dutch equivalent of the British Soil Association. Trading turmeric is vital to the welfare of more than 12,000 subsistence farmers in a region where the average family plot is only around one third of a hectare. The Khandamal region of Orissa, in Eastern India, is the poorest region of the second poorest state of India (after Bihar). The high quality, sun dried turmeric is processed and graded within a co-op-owned factory, and is exported worldwide. The original co-operative expanded rapidly to include further items, and is now known as
The Tribal Co-operative Marketing Development Federation of India, TRIFED.
The Federation of Tibetan Co-operatives in India has similar objectives

Popular 30-day Raw Food Diet from India involving Turmeric

Tea Co-operatives in India.

  • October 2007: In an edition of the "Food Programme" on BBC Radio 4, the tea co-operative run by the Kilimanjaro Native Co-operative Union, was featured. The KNCU, founded in 1924 is Africa's oldest Coffee Co-operative. Tea growers are now included

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    No 218 is a page on Fair Trade Coffee

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    • Article on fair trade coffee in Nicaragua written for USA Today by a friend of Jacyntha's who initially took a year out of university to actively promote the project

    • Rwanda: The Abahuzamugumbi Co-operative consists of smallholder farmers in the South of that country. They grow, and now process, high-grade coffee under the trade name of Roasters Union Coffee. They own an excellent Roasters Co-operative Coffee shop near Mile End Underground station in East London
    Union Coffee Roasters Co-operative, The New Roastery, Unit 2, 7a, South Crescent, E16 4TL tel: 020 7474 8990

    Cooking with Coffee: 60 Recipes Using Fair Trade Coffee (New Internationalist Fairtrade Cookbooks) (Paperback)

    Calon Wen is a diary Co-op owned by over 20 farming families from across Wales. It was the first dairy in the UK to achieve the Soil Association Ethical Trade Symbol

    Organic food co-operatives take hold in Kentucky

    • Honey is being made in the Washington White House

    • Zambia: 2,000 beekeepers in the tropical miombo forests in NW Zambia joined together to form a co-operative. Now their organic honey is marketed in the UK by David Wainwright

    • (US) Government tyranny: Illinois Department of Agriculture
    secretly destroys beekeeper's bees and 15 years of research proving Monsanto's Roundup kills bees

    PLEASE REMEMBER: all honey can be lethal if given to babies

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