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Rainforest Alliance and the Discount Supermarkets: Low Prices and Easy Standards?

Banana Link, as members of the Europe-wide Make Fruit Fair! Campaign, have published a report evaluating Rainforest Alliance (RA) certification in the light of recent moves by discount supermarkets like Aldi and Lidl to source tropical fruit from RA certified suppliers. The report – Rainforest Alliance and the Discount Supermarkets: Low Prices and Easy Standards? – […]

High court reverses moratorium on pineapple growing in Los Chiles, Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s high court has once again denied the right of local governments to declare a moratorium on pineapple production within their jurisdictions, this time in the northern border municipality of Los Chiles. Decrying contaminated water and exploitation of migrant labor, a coalition of environmental groups and politicians recently came together to successfully lobby the […]