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Southern Producers Begin to Confirm Attendance

posted 20 Jan 2012, 05:05 by Alastair Smith   [ updated 20 Jan 2012, 05:12 ]
The Organisers of FTIS 2012 are very pleased that sponsored southern producer representatives are now beginning to confirm their attendance at the event.

André Luiz Reis is a third-generation coffee producer with a huge experience in agricultural production. He is the manager of Costas cooperative in Brazil and was the one who first brought the idea of Fairtrade certification for the cooperative. He is now chairman of the cooperative producing Fairtrade certified speciality coffees. Andréis looking greatly forward to this visit to the UK in April.