Equal Exchange

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Equal Exchange
Founded 1986 (1986)
Headquarters West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, United States
Products coffee, tea, sugar, chocolate
Number of employees
Website equalexchange.coop

Equal Exchange is a for-profit Fairtrade worker-owned, cooperative headquartered in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Equal Exchange distributes organic, gourmet coffee, tea, sugar, bananas, avocados, cocoa, and chocolate bars produced by farmer cooperatives in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Founded in 1986, it is the oldest and largest Fair Trade coffee company in the United States. The highest paid employee of Equal Exchange may not make more than four times what the lowest paid employee receives.[1]

Equal Exchange is currently[when?] collaborating with cranberry, pecan, and almond farmers in the United States.

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  1. ^ Equal Exchange: About Our Co-op

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