Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)RUCQUOY FRERES4 stars

Place, CountryAntwerpen, Belgium


Certified Productscoffee greenfair 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 Values44
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy82
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions9668
4Respect of the Environment4627
5Local Development and Community Relations64
6Trading and Supply chain relations7339
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer2818
9Managing Certification and Performance1512
Total Score Performance Rating176
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsEN/FR

Rucquoy Frères, a family company founded in 1919, is passionately dedicated to the exclusive import of green coffees.
Pioneer member of SCAA, pioneer for Organic, FLO Fairtrade, UTZ, RFA and Quality Assurance ISO 22000 certifications.
These “Quality” initiatives result in the marketing of finely selected, sustainable coffees of verified quality according to the needs of each client.
Its family dimension offers a perfectly "tailor-made" service for any project from the tasting room with the customer if desired ... until delivery.
In addition to the innovative fair trade value of this FFL benchmark, the environmental dimension is essential to the company and therefore perfectly matches the concerns of the company.
Rucquoy Frères company, which celebrated its centenary in 2019, is delighted to be able to offer this new global certification which encompasses the social, ecological and human level.

Rucquoy Frères, société familiale fondée en 1919 se consacre avec passion à l’importation exclusive de cafés verts.
Membre pionnier du SCAA, pionnier pour les certifications Biologique, FLO Fairtrade, UTZ, RFA et Assurance Qualité ISO 22000.
Ces démarches “Qualité” se traduisent par la commercialisation de cafés finement sélectionnés, durable et de qualité vérifiée en fonction des besoins de chaque client.
Sa dimension familiale permet d’offrir un service parfaitement ‘sur mesure’ pour tout projet depuis la salle de dégustation avec le client s’il le souhaite...jusqu’à la livraison.
Outre la valeur équitable innovante de ce référentiel FFL, la dimension environnementale est essentielle et rejoint donc parfaitement les préoccupations de l’entreprise.
La société Rucquoy Frères qui a fêté son centenaire en 2019, se réjouit de pouvoir offrir cette nouvelle certification globale attentive sur le plan social, écologique et humain.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage70 %

Date of Certification
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