Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Outspan Agric Exports Limited4 stars

Place, CountryKampala, Uganda

Contactwww.outspanagric.com, info@outspanagric.com

Certified Productssesame seedsfair 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 Values88
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2715
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions222137
4Respect of the Environment163138
5Local Development and Community Relations1611
6Trading and Supply chain relations6544
7Empowerment5735
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1710
9Managing Certification and Performance4636
Total Score Performance Rating434
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsOutspan is a privately owned company incorporated under the Companies Act of the laws of Uganda in 1977 by senior directors who had worked in different organizations. In 1999, Outspan Enterprises Limited, now known as Outspan Agric Exports Limited ventured into the production and export of Organic Agricultural Products. Initially, the project started with the export of Organic Cotton and later expanded to include sesame seed and birds eye chillies. The project is located in the Northern districts of Kaberamaido and Amolatar. Outspan introduced a new variety – Sesame II – which gave a better yield and had higher oil content and has been a big success for all participating farmers.
Outspan exports agricultural commodities such as cocoa beans, chillies, ginger, crude sunflower oil and sesame seed to Europe, Asia and East Africa and trades locally in sheanut, sunflower, maize and beans. Outspan has also supplied World food programme, Uganda grain traders, Uganda prisons and other COMESA states with Maize and Beans in the past.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage76 %

Date of Certification
First17.04.2013
Last Update28.04.2021

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