Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Assukkar S.A.5 stars

Place, CountrySan José, Costa Rica

Contactwww.organicsugar.com

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Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values1212
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2418
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions236181
4Respect of the Environment163114
5Local Development and Community Relations149
6Trading and Supply chain relations3623
7Empowerment3727
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer2116
9Managing Certification and Performance2521
Total Score Performance Rating421
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsASSUKKAR es una empresa agroindustrial fundada en 1995 en la zona de Turrialba (Caribe de Costa Rica).
Se dedica al cultivo, industrialización y venta de la caña de azúcar y sus derivados, tanto certificados orgánicos como convencionales.
Sus productos son integrales y sin refinar (tipo panela). Cuenta con más de 10 certificaciones de calidad, inocuidad, orgánicas (bajo diferentes normas internacionales), marca país, etc.
Vende al mercado local costarricense y en mercados internacionales (Unión Europea, Norte América y Asia).
La materia prima (caña de azúcar) la suple de 3 fuentes:
• 250 hectáreas de caña certificada orgánica (NOP, JAS, UE) de fincas propias
• 70 hectáreas de caña certificada orgánica, de pequeños productores independientes.
• 250 productores independientes de caña convencional (no certificada orgánica), en diferentes localidades geográficas del cantón de Turrialba.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage83 %

Date of Certification
First16.02.2021
Last Update23.01.2024

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