Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Butterwise4 stars

Place, CountryHaarlem, Netherlands

Contactwww.butterwise.com, info@butterwise.com

Certified Productsshea butterfair 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 Values44
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy84
4Respect of the Environment3017
5Local Development and Community Relations32
6Trading and Supply chain relations6740
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer3122
9Managing Certification and Performance1312
Total Score Performance Rating105
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsButterwise makes social impact with Fair for Life certification through a fair and beneficial partnership with producers. The program is reaching shea butter processors in rural Ghana, bringing Fair for Life certified value addition at source. Enhances groups production and profitability through fair-trade partners such as supporting groups by putting up structures at the processing centres, providing equipments for efficient shea butter production at centres, connection of water to processing centres, sponsoring producers to international shea conferences and paying extra bonuses for shea butter orders produced by the groups in addition to the market prices.

The premium is used to upgrade processing centres for central production and also upgrade centres to organic standards for organic certification. This includes constructing additional rooms and sheds; purchasing additional pieces of equipment (roasters, kneaders) and utensils (basins, ladles, etc) to increase productivity; constructing of water reservoirs and purchasing polytanks for stable water supply.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage68 %

Date of Certification
Last Update30.04.2021

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