Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Guayaki Mate Producers Brazil5 stars

Place, CountryTurvo, Brazil


Certified Productsyerba mate driedfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
New modules
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values66
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2715
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions13487
4Respect of the Environment166139
5Local Development and Community Relations117
6Trading and Supply chain relations6045
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1915
9Managing Certification and Performance3830
Total Score New modules404
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsGUAYAKI started its operations in 1996 with the vision of protecting and restoring the rainforests of South America. In 2009, GUAYAKI became the first Yerba Mate company certified under the Fair for Life Certification. Aside from that, GUAYAKI is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and holds the organic (USDA) and Kosher certications.
The company operates from primary production, involving indigenous communities and producer groups, to the production of various types of processed products based on Yerba Mate.
Marrecas Kaingang
families: 125
Marrecas Guarani
families: 23
families: 710
Rio da Areia
families: 27
Faxinal São Roquinho
families: 27
Main business in the indigenous communities: harvesting of yerba mate and pinion. Production of traditional native handicraft to local buyers and grains.
families: 48
Main business: harvesting of yerba mate and pinion. Agricultural production of grains. Concern with the regeneration, conservation and preservation of local ecosystems.
Use of Fair Trade Premium

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage81 %

Date of Certification
Last Update20.03.2019

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