Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Savannah Fruits Company Ltd. - 4th year artisans 5 stars

Place, CountryTamale, Ghana


Certified Productsshea nuts, shea butterfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Artisan Operation
ChapterContent of the For Life - Corporate Social Responsibility ProgrammeNormRating
5.1.1Transparent Administration and Relation with Producers2429
5.1.2Pricing and Producer Payments1422
5.1.3Non-Discrimination and Gender Aspects1013
5.1.4Internal Control System2022
5.2.1Sourcing Policy89
5.2.2Fair Relations to Primary Producers44
5.2.3Sub-Groups and Joint Sourcing22
5.4.1Basic Labour Rights for Producer Group Staff3029
5.4.2Employment Conditions for Producer Group Staff2423
5.5.1Commitment to and Management of Social Responsibility67
5.5.2Community Relations214
5.5.3Respecting Rights of Indigenous and Local Peoples44
5.6.3Environmental Performance of Processing Group2425
5.7.1Fair Trade Policy and Producer Empowerment88
5.7.2Fair Trade Pricing1616
5.7.3Fair Trade Development Premium Administration and Use1611
5.7.4Accountable Trade Relations to Buyers1412
Total Score Artisan Operation250
Points Reached Last Year (Artisan Operation): 248
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsSFC has made a social impact with Fair for Life certification through increasing the safety of the processing centres and ensuring a fair and beneficial partnership with suppliers. 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.
Use of Fair Trade PremiumPremium 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
Percentage111 %

Date of Certification
Last Update17.01.2018

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