Fair Trade Certified
GmbH is a limited company that coordinates all tasks and processes all information related to the inspection and certification of producers and trade. Operating independently from any other interests, it follows the international ISO standard for certification bodies (ISO 65).
The mission of FLO-CERT is to provide market access at fair and sustainable conditions for products grown by farming cooperatives and agricultural workers in disadvantaged regions of the Southern hemisphere, and to coordinate the certification and verify that products with the FLO quality label are produced and sold in accordance with international standards of fair trade.
This includes among other things:
– Fair trade fosters sustainable development. It strives for social justice, economic development, environmental protection and the maintenance of cultural diversity.
– The social and environmental standards that fair trade strives for comply with national law and the conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO).
– Fair trade premium for the execution of community projects.
Products are grown in accordance with strict standards (social and environmental) to guarantee premium quality.