Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)RAPUNZEL NATURKOST GMBH5 stars

Place, CountryLegau, Germany

Contactwww.rapunzel.de, info@rapunzel.de

Certified Productspalm oil, sugarfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Handling Operations
ChapterContent of the For Life - Corporate Social Responsibility ProgrammeNormRating
4.1.1Fair Trade Sourcing1630
4.1.2Support and Promotion of Fair Trade Producers and Products613
4.1.3Traceability and Product Handling1213
4.2.1Partnership and Favourable Trading Terms1820
4.2.2Fair for Life Pricing and Fair Trade Development Premiums1214
Total Score Handling Operations90
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsRAPUNZEL Naturkost is one of the leading processors and distributors of high–quality organic food products in Germany. The organic food ingredients and products are sourced from approximately 300 suppliers from around the world. The product range comprises more than 550 RAPUNZEL brand name products such as muesli, nut spreads, dried fruits etc.

Rapunzel focuses on establishing direct and long-term commercial relationships with its suppliers.
The Rapunzel HAND IN HAND fair trade program was established in 1992. HAND IN HAND suppliers in Central and South America, in Africa and Asia produce organic food ingredients and products based on the Rapunzel fair trade criteria. The long-term cooperation with Rapunzel enables the suppliers to make long-term investment plans, and the farmers to perform sustainable organic agriculture which allows them to make a living. The HAND IN HAND program including Rapunzel’s fair trade practices is audited and certified biannually by IMO.

In addition, Rapunzel procures organic palm oil from Ecuador that is certified according to the Fair for Life standard. With the Fair for Life trader certification Rapunzel is actively developing the market for organic and fair trade palm oil products. This way, Rapunzel helps to improve the living conditions of the palm oil farmers and workers as well as the development of the surrounding communities.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage140 %

Date of Certification
First03.06.2014
Last Update03.07.2018

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