Agriculture / India / Tea

In response to the Observer article “How poverty wages for tea pickers fuel India’s trade in child slavery”

Sunday 21st July saw the publication in the Observer of an investigative report by the journalist Gethin Chamberlain.  This report looked at the situation regarding the payment of low and inadequate wages to tea pickers in the Assam region of India.  A major tea growing region.  We welcome the fact this article has highlighted the … Continue reading

Rainforest Alliance / Who We Work With

Who We Work With…Tiny Tea Tent

This week sees the return of Glastonbury Festival, kicking off on the 26th until the 30th June 2013, and it is set to be another year to remember! Glastonbury Festival is the world’s largest greenfield music and performing arts festival and the original ‘mother-of-all festivals’. With that in mind, it provides the ideal opportunity to … Continue reading

Rainforest Alliance

International Women’s Day: Celebrating a Sustainability Pioneer in China

International Women’s Day is an annual celebration of the achievements of women around the globe, emphasising the need for continued sustainable change for women. This year, we are joining the celebration by highlighting a sustainability pioneer—Yunyan Huang, the female president and co-owner of China’s first Rainforest Alliance Certified™ tea estate.  Yunyan Huang’s unpretentious, inviting demeanor … Continue reading