Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Zazubean Organic Chocolate5 stars

Place, CountryVancouver, Canada

Contactwww.zazubean.com, sales@zazubean.com

Certified Productschocolate 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 Sourcing1620
4.1.2Support and Promotion of Fair Trade Producers and Products47
4.1.3Traceability and Product Handling2425
Total Score Handling Operations52
Points Reached Last Year (Handling Operations): 54
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsZazubean Organic Chocolate is a small company that wants to have a positive impact - both on the planet and its inhabitants. The company is in process of becoming ''Climate Smart''certified with a goal to reduce their carbon footprint in Packaging and ingredients. Zazubean Chocolate offers 100 % organic and fair trade certified chocolate bars. They are member of Fair Trade Vancouver and sponsor of the Canadian Fair Trade Network Annual Meeting and Fair Trade Conference in January 2013. Zazubean Organic Chocolate participates in local events 8 to 10 times per year and educates the local community in fair trade and organic, including the British Columbia Institute of Technology and secondary schools.

Social justice is central to Zazubean’s ethos. Founded in 2006 by women with a passion for chocolate, healthy living, and the environment Zazubean has always been 100 % organic and fair trade certified. While all inputs are ethically sourced and produced Zazubean has sought to offer innovative and healthier ingredients. In conjunction with the first fair trade certified coconut sugar cooperative, Zazubean introduced a line of lower glycemic chocolate featuring their sugar. As a small growing company, Zazubean actively promotes and expands fair trade opportunities wherever possible in their community.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage118 %

Date of Certification
First12.10.2011
Last Update18.01.2016

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