Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Uganda Aromatics Pvt Ltd4 stars

Place, CountryTororo, Uganda

Certified Productscitronella java oil, lemongrass oil, palmarosa oilfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values1010
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2714
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions15092
4Respect of the Environment11376
5Local Development and Community Relations1610
6Trading and Supply chain relations6941
7Empowerment6743
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1711
9Managing Certification and Performance3827
Total Score Performance Rating324
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsUganda Aromatics is private company limited by shares, established in 2006 and started operation in 2014. The Company began with a one acre nursery that has been maintained following organic farming principles for over three years. This nursery serves as a seed multiplication centre for palmarosa grass, citronella grass, lemon grass, tea tree and eucalyptus citriodora as the major aromatic crops. This is to ensure sustainable supply of good quality planting material for the company and other farmers within the community.
In 2016, the company started involving private farmers in the organic cultivation of palmarosa, lemon and citronella grass. To date, over 35 outgrowers have been reached with more than 100 acres of aromatic crops planted.
The company got first Fair Trade Certification in 2018 and has since been able to acquire a truck which aids in the transportation of aromatic crop raw material from outgrowers to the processing center. The company also directly employs 11 workers in plantation and distillery.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage71 %

Date of Certification
First30.01.2018
Last Update28.04.2021

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