Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Theo Chocolate5 stars

Place, CountrySeattle, United States

Contactwww.theochocolate.com, info@theochocolate.com

Certified Productscocoa nibs, cocoa powder, cocoa butter, chocolate barsfair 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 Values66
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy85
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions232193
4Respect of the Environment7966
5Local Development and Community Relations1614
6Trading and Supply chain relations8162
7Empowerment75
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer5045
9Managing Certification and Performance2520
Total Score Performance Rating416
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsAs a company rooted in cocoa, Theo Chocolate’s mission is to create a more beautiful, compassionate and enduring world by responsibly making delicious and inspiring products for everyone. Our business model is based on the core idea that chocolate can be made in a way that allows everyone in the bean to bar process to thrive.

Theo Chocolate is committed to equitable and transparent practices across our entire supply chain. That is why all of our ingredients are carefully screened and third party verified to ensure they meet our standards for social and environmental responsibility. We made a commitment from the start to know exactly where and who we are sourcing our cocoa from, building great relationships with the farmers we work with in both Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru. Fair for Life premiums have been used by these communities to construct schools, health clinics, pharmacies and a local university.

Every Theo Chocolate purchase directly supports the livelihood of 6,500 cocoa farmers and their 35,000 family members each year, enabling them to send their children to school, feed their families, and reinvest in their communities.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage92 %

Date of Certification
First28.05.2010
Last Update03.11.2021

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