Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Theo Chocolate5 stars

Place, CountrySeattle, United States

Contactwww.theochocolate.com, info@theochocolate.com

Certified Productscocoa nibs, cocoa powder, cocoa butter, chocolate barsfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Handling Operations
ChapterContent of the Fair for Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeNormRating
4.1.1Fair Trade Sourcing1631
4.1.2Support and Promotion of Fair Trade Producers and Products613
4.1.3Traceability and Product Handling2625
4.2.1Partnership and Favourable Trading Terms2837
4.2.2Fair for Life Pricing and Fair Trade Development Premiums1624
Total Score Handling Operations130
Points Reached Last Year (Handling Operations): 139
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsTheo is proud to be the first organic and fair trade bean-to-bar chocolate company in North America. Theo partners with like-minded organizations that share their commitment to social and environmental responsibility. Since their founding in 2006, they have developed partnerships with many organizations, notably the Eastern Congo Initiative. Theo’s partnership with the Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI) has created income-generating opportunities for cocoa farmers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a region that has been devastated by decades of poverty and violence. Locally, Theo is dedicated to supporting the health of the Puget Sound community, working with non-profit organizations. Theo has been recognized for their work through a variety of awards.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage141 %

Date of Certification
First28.05.2010
Last Update21.02.2017

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