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Posted Wed Oct 24, 2012, 11:59pm
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earlds Said:

Where is my babble fish when I need it ??

Posted October 24, 2012 link

The voice-over translates like this: "Sorry, George! This is how it feels being exploited as a coffee farmer. Nespresso is one of the most expensive coffees, and still not Fair Trade. George Clooney could change that. Give him a note on solidar.ch".

 
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Posted Thu Oct 25, 2012, 4:36am
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Thanks for the translation! Well, if they switched to 100% Fair Trade the capsules would be even more expensive, no? Nespresso seems to have a different "farmer-friendly" program: Click Here (www.nespresso.com)
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jbviau Said:

... Nespresso seems to have a different "farmer-friendly" program ...

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Let's just hope that this commitment is more than a marketing hype.

 
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