Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)POABS Group (P. O. Abraham and Sons)4 stars

Place, CountryNelliyampathy, India

Certified Productspepper black, pepper white, pepper green, tea black, tea green, cardamom, coffeefair 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 Values1616
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2412
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions275173
4Respect of the Environment175136
5Local Development and Community Relations1610
6Trading and Supply chain relations4026
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer3020
9Managing Certification and Performance2519
Total Score Performance Rating436
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsPOABS Estates is the largest multi-crop Organic Farm with NPOP, EU, USDA, NOP, JAS, Demeter, ISO, HACCP, HALAL ,FFL and FLO Fair Trade certifications in India, growing superior quality organic tea, coffee, pepper and cardamom. POABS provides all the workers with basic amenities like free housing, potable water, electricity, toilets, separate worship places,creche, primary school, play school etc., and adheres to the Plantations Labour Act. School children of workers are taken to the nearby Polachirakal High School by Estate’s School Bus for secondary education at free of cost. Fairtrade fund of the past were utilized for buying school bus, ambulance and mini bus for the workers’ welfare. Free medical care to all the workmen and their families; provisions, milk and vegetables are supplied at subsidized rates; Worker Club and Playground are available for recreation.
In 2019, POABS utilized the Fairtrade fund for distributing household items to all the beneficiary workers as per their decision.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage75 %

Date of Certification
Last Update26.05.2020

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