Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Canaan Fair Trade5 stars

Place, CountryJenin, Palestinian Territory, Occupied


Certified Productsolive oil, almonds, jojoba oil, freekeh, almond oil, maftoul, olives, olives green, carob syrup, carob seeds, tomatoes dried, za'atar, honey, capersfair 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 Values1010
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy276
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions239166
4Respect of the Environment173103
5Local Development and Community Relations1412
6Trading and Supply chain relations8253
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer4630
9Managing Certification and Performance4635
Total Score New modules465
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsCanaan Fair Trade is an innovative company in Palestine that exists since 2004 and has been devoted to implementing the principles of fair trade from the beginning, as is also reflected in its name. The company provides very good and well paid employment opportunities to workers in the Jenin / Berqin area with a high standard of social responsibility and team spirit. In addition, Canaan Fair Trade - through its partner PFTA - reaches out to more than 1.100 farmers and members of women cooperatives and their families, providing income for many households throughout the North or Palestine. Many of the company's products are certified organic (various organic certifications), which ensures a high level of product quality and integrity, achieves good product prices (fair trade prices and organic premium to farmers) and has a positive environmental impact. In addition, Canaan is active in promoting research in agriculture and implementing agricultural and environmental projects through its research subsidiary CORE.
Use of Fair Trade PremiumFairTrade Premium use is divided into an add-on to farmers’ income and social activities financed by the Palestine Fair Trade Association (1 % of the 5 - 10 % premium) and the village cooperatives (1 % of the 5 - 10 % premium).

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage74 %

Date of Certification
Last Update04.04.2018

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