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Organic vs Natural: Understanding What You Need to Know

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Understanding the Difference Between Natural and Organic Products

As consumers become increasingly healthy and environmentally conscious, there is a growing interest in natural and certified organic products. However, the terms “natural” and “organic” are often used interchangeably, leading to confusion among consumers about what these terms mean.

Have you ever found yourself staring at a package of carrots in the grocery store, wondering if they’re truly organic or just naturally orange?

Or maybe you’ve spent hours deciphering the fine print on a bottle of shampoo, trying to determine if it’s truly “all-natural” or just an elaborate prank by the marketing department.

It’s enough to make you want to pull your hair out – but wait, is that hair organic or…

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Why Fair Trade is Important: Equity, Quality & Sustainability

I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.
~Benjamin Harrison

“Trade between companies in developed countries and producers in developing countries in which fair prices are paid to the producers.”

Fair trade is a way to ensure the workers who produce the goods we buy are treated fairly. Fair trade products have been created to ensure that quality of life and work conditions for those producing them meet certain standards.

The Benefits of Frair Trade
The main goals of fair trade are to provide…

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