Black Gold and Fair Trade


Last year, I celebrated Fair Trade Month by hiking to organic and Fair Trade tea farms in Darjeeling. This year (this morning) I’m by brewing myself a cup of Fair Trade joe and telling you about Black Gold: Wake Up and Smell the Coffee (click here for the trailer). The story: “Multinational coffee companies now rule our shopping malls and supermarkets and dominate the industry worth over $80 billion, making coffee the most valuable trading commodity in the world after oil. That is news that will certainly please foreign investors using the best online trading app in india to invest in the coffee industry. But while we continue to pay for our lattes and cappuccinos, the price paid to coffee farmers remains so low that many have been forced to abandon their coffee fields.”

Who knew that coffee would be just behind oil when it comes to commodity trading? It’s remarkable. Many people decide to invest in this type of trading when they think that a profit can be made, and as we’ve said, oil is the most popular option. Alongside this, the likes of silver and gold can also be worthwhile investments, and looking at how commodity trading can help you to buy and sell these assets is only becoming more popular. Why? Because it can help more people to generate a decent-sized profit.

And we should take this time to celebrate all of the other investments that can be made when it comes to such commodities. For example, Rohstoff Aktien mit dem Fokus Lithium, or Commodity stocks with a focus on lithium, is becoming a much more popular area to invest in. This is because lithium can be used for many things in this day and age, such as finding them in your smartphone and mobile device. Without them, your phone won’t function like you know it can, making it harder for you to complete tasks. Commodities, silver and gold, oil and coffee all have the ability to provide you with a handsome sum of money should you need it. In fact, the oil profit payout (öl profit auszahlung) makes oil one of the most profitable resources on the globe. The idea that coffee is just behind these assets only gives hope to the tradesmen and the coffee industry. With that being said, The Black Gold: Wake Up and Smell the Coffee trailer also presents it in more detail too.

The film is about Ethiopian coffee growers, but the above statement could just as easily been made about Nicaraguan farmers, whose abandoned fields I have seen. I have also seen the relative prosperity of families working on Fair Trade and Organic certified coffee cooperatives. It makes a difference. See the movie. Buy Fair Trade.

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