Another great article in the PG by China Millman on coffee – see article.
“Don’t spend less, spend more. Coffee is one of those rare products in which we can have our cake and eat it, too. We can increase the pleasure of drinking better coffee and improve the lives of the coffee workers by paying them more. While many consumers think that they’re doing the right thing by purchasing fair trade coffee, which guarantees that workers’ co-operatives are receiving a minimum price per pound, we can do better — for ourselves and for the workers. “