Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Die Keurbos Trust4 stars

Place, CountryClanwilliam, South Africa


Certified Productstea rooibosfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values66
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2413
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions229140
4Respect of the Environment184139
5Local Development and Community Relations1610
6Trading and Supply chain relations3320
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1410
9Managing Certification and Performance2318
Total Score Performance Rating376
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsThis is a 4th generation farm and has been farmed as a family business since 1923. The farm is situated approximately 15km outside the town of Clanwilliam in the Western Cape. The farm initially started as a livestock farm and currently produce citrus and organic rooibos tea. The management of Die Keurbos Trust have set themselves the objective of treating their employees and staff in a responsible and fair manner. Die Keurbos Trust has identified the lack of skills and training and the difficult social structure of the community as the most prominent obstacles in furthering and improving the living and social wellbeing of its staff and the community at large. Two out of the nine objectives set by the FFL Committee have been completed. The other objective is to improve the livelihoods of the employees and establish various business opportunities.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage73 %

Date of Certification
Last Update22.05.2023

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