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    May 31, 2021 at 5:03 PM
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    The tables given below illustrates the sales of fairtrade labelled items mainly the tea and pineapple in different countries over the time period of 2010 and 2015.

    Overall, the sales of tea as well as pineapple have increased apart from slight variation, from 2010 to 2015 in Austria, France, Netherlands, Norway and Germany.

    In France the sales of Tea increased from 2.5 million euros in 2010 to 21million euros in 2015, being higher than pineapples which were 2 million euros in 2010 and 6.5 million euros in 2015. Whereas Austria experienced growth which was much more in pineapple amounting to 48 million euros in 2015 from only 16 million euros in 2010 which is about 3 times while the sales of tea elevated by 2 times.

    Although Germany experienced a slight increase in sales of tea but there was a downfall in sales of pineapple from 3 million euros to 1.9 million euros. Following Germany, Netherland also had a slight increase in sales of tea of 0.7 million euros but rather than a decrease there was a tremendous increase in sales of pineapple accounting to more than 3 times in 2015 from that in 2010. Norway follows the similar trend of Netherland and Germany with only small rise of sales of tea from 2010 to 2015 though there was a decrease in pineapple sales similar to Germany which reduced up to one third of the initial sales in 2010.