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FairTSA Announces Licensing Agreement with Mercon Coffee Corporation

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Fair Trade Sustainability Alliance new licensee, Mercon Coffee is a vertically integrated global green coffee company and is among the leading coffee suppliers around the world.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - eTradeWire -- New Lebanon, NY, USA - FairTSA, an innovative global Fair Trade standard holder, announces completion of a formal licensing agreement with Mercon Coffee Corporation. Founded in 1982 Mercon offers an excellent quality coffee bean to roasters worldwide. With their headquarters in the Netherlands, they are based out of Coral Gables, Florida.

Coffee export operations are managed from Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Vietnam and Brazil, exporting products especially to the United States and Europe. Their import companies are in Miami, Barcelona and Ho Chi Minh City, from which they direct commercial operations around the world.

Mercon fosters reliability, expertise, quality and customer focus, while at the same time incorporating social and environmental responsibility in its business model. One example of this has been centered on the adoption of responsible agricultural practices among their growers in order to have a positive impact on their quality of life and on the environment.

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At Mercon their vision is to work as a One Group, One Team, which means all associates worldwide, share a single company culture of best practices in order to learn together and continue to grow.  These practices are: integrity, excellence, teamwork and entrepreneurship.

"We are very pleased to be working with a company like Mercon Coffee, supporting their mission of providing the highest quality organic and natural coffee, in an ethical, moral and sustainable fashion," said Dr. Winfried Fuchshofen, FairTSA Executive Director.   "Their commitment to healthy living, worker welfare and the environment is a great fit for our business model."

Fair TSA is a New Lebanon, NY, based innovative Fair Trade program working in world-wide partnership with established ISO/IEC 17065:2012 accredited organic certifiers to provide zero-carbon, lowest cost, fully transparent, shortest cycle certifications, incorporating a mandatory community development component and project-based accountability.  For more information go to  http://www.fairtsa.org/ and http://www.merconcoffeegroup.com

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518 794 0286

Source: Mercon Coffee Corporation
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