best fair trade coffee brands

15 of the Best Fair Trade Coffee Brands

These sustainability-conscious and satisfyingly-tasty coffee roasters focus on providing fair working conditions and wages for farmers in developing countries (and saving the planet as a whole).

15 of the Best Fair Trade Coffee Brands

By The Culture-ist

These sustainability-conscious and satisfyingly-tasty coffee roasters focus on providing fair working conditions and wages for farmers in developing countries (and saving the planet as a whole).

  • Peace Coffee

    By The Culture-ist

    Peace strives to sustain livelihoods, preserve the environment, delight taste buds, and overall make the world a better place, one deliciously crafted organic coffee cup at a time.

  • Equal Exchange

    By The Culture-ist

    Actively working in collaboration with small farmers, Equal Exchange is on a sustainable mission to demonstrate the importance of Fair Trade worker co-operatives in establishing big change.

  • Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters

    By The Culture-ist

    B&B’s unique coffee collection includes Legends (the heritage blends), Latitudes (blends from around the globe), Attitudes (bold and surprising blends), and Voyagers (rare, limited flavors). 

  • The Roasterie

    By The Culture-ist

    Roasterie travels to the ends of the earth for the best beans and air roasts them to ideal temperatures, unlocking exquisite flavor to inject into their organic, fair-trade certified coffees.

  • DOMA Coffee

    By The Culture-ist

    The environmentally sound DOMA is driven by their goals to reduce, reuse, recycle and repurpose in efficient and effective ways, and to place the farmers and their product front and center.

  • Stumptown Coffee Roasters

    By The Culture-ist

    With HQs in Portland and locations in Seattle, Los Angeles and New York, Stumptown sources the best coffee worldwide and strives to maintain transparent, quality relationships with farmers.

  • Percol

    By The Culture-ist

    A pioneer of fair trade roast and ground coffees in the UK, Percol ventures to regions far and wide in search of diverse coffees with varied intensities and flavors.

  • Pura Vida Coffee

    By The Culture-ist

    Devoted to creating good, the cause-driven Pura Vida is one of the first companies to sell exclusively fair trade coffee on a national basis.

  • Larry's Beans

    By The Culture-ist

    With an approach to treat people and the planet fairly, Larry’s Beans is committed to blending and slow-roasting innovative, unique and delicious coffees and to making the world a better place

  • Grounds for Change

    By The Culture-ist

    Family owned and operated in the Pacific Northwest, Grounds for Change ensures that every single bean roasted is certified Fair Trade Organic, as well as CarbonFree certified.

  • Dean's Beans

    By The Culture-ist

    Dean’s Beans only purchases beans from importers that are committed to Fair Trade and to working towards better economic opportunities and improved health and nutrition in their communities. 

  • Café Mam

    By The Culture-ist

    100% organic, fair trade and fresh roasted, the family owned and operated Mam sources from fair trade co-ops of native Mayan farmers living in the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico and Guatemala.

  • Higher Ground Roasters

    By The Culture-ist

    Operating under a mindset of better beans by fairer means, Higher Ground only roasts Certified Organic, fair trade and shade-grown coffees.

  • Café Campesino

    By The Culture-ist

    This organic, fair trade, shade-grown and Georgia-based coffee company envisions a world in which Fair Trade is the norm rather than a niche in the global economy.

  • Kickapoo Coffee Roasters

    By The Culture-ist

    The award-winning, organic fair trade roasters of Kickapoo are inspired by a unique mission: to unite artisanal quality and social justice.

Feature Photo by Eric Magnuson

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