Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Agronegocios La Grama5 stars

Place, CountryLince, Lima, Peru

Contactwww.lagramaperu.com

Certified Productsginger, ginger dried, ginger flakes dried, curcuma, avocados, passion fruit, granadillas, star fruit, tamarillosfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
New modules
ChapterContent of the For Life - Corporate Social Responsibility ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values1414
2Commitment to and Management of CSR Policy2716
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions263193
4Respect of the Environment167147
5Local Development and Community Relations1613
6Trading and Supply chain relations7352
7Empowerment7051
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1713
9Managing Certification and Performance4634
Total Score New modules533
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsThey are a Peruvian company that works with local communities from a diverse range of locations in their country like the Amazon rainforest, the Andes highlands and the desert. They seek not only customer satisfaction, but also going beyond by building together and providing valuable tools and knowledge for their people’s growth.
Nature is one of the Earth’s most valuable treasures. This is why they are passionate about delivering the best fresh products and are highly committed both with the environment and in exceeding the industry’s quality standards.
They are never satisfied. This is the reason why they get involved in all of the product phases, from the sowing up to the product export. They aim to periodically visit their clients overseas to ensure their total satisfaction and get a direct feedback of their needs.
In La Grama’s own farm they sow under biodynamic principles and experiment with all sorts of organic farming techniques, in order to select the best ones for their farmers to apply on their own lands. One example is agroforestry, which has shown to have a great impact improving cropping conditions, environmental conservation and farmer´s income. They also provide free training and assistance in the compliance of good agricultural practices, food safety and the most relevant organic certification standards.
Since its foundation La Grama has been a company committed with it’s stakeholders development, generating around 1500 direct and indirect jobs, with the benefits these jobs give to those families. Teaching and sharing values with their workers and growers has been a priority. They have learned to use the financial system, the value of savings, access to credit and invest in their children’s education. Many of them have gotten access to a health care system for the first time in their lives.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage85 %

Date of Certification
First29.01.2014
Last Update27.02.2018

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By engaging in responsible agricultural practices, the operator brings awareness to the community to practice more enivironmentally sustainable farming.
 
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