Fair Trade Coffee Price Premium

Galloway Township considered a resolution last week thatnwould support fair trade practices. The resolution was tablednafter some brief discussion. The cost difference between fair trade and non fairntrade items was brought up and I was curious how much of a difference there was.

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The town currently gets most office supplies from WB Mason. I do not know if thisnincludes coffee but at work we get our coffee from WB Mason so as any Geek wouldndo, I made a spread sheet.

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Direct Link to Google Docs Spreadsheet

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There are only two fair trade items in this category but they are right in linenwith prices for non fair trade varieties. If you are already using one of thennon fair trade blends from the two companies with a fair trade blend, there is 0nprice difference.

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This lack of price difference surprised me.

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