The goal of Fair Trade is to reduce poverty for workers in developing countries. This means not just paying them more in the short term, but also helping them improve their skills, build up their communities, and protect the local environment so its resources will be there for future generations.

For Off the Wax a Fair Trade highlighted product means:

  1. Direct Trade
  2. Fair Price
  3. Decent Conditions
  4. Respectful Relationships
  5. Community Development
  6. Environmental Sustainability
  7. Respect for Local Culture