Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Biofresh Ltd.5 stars

Place, CountryKampala, Uganda

Contactwww.biofreshltd.com, info@biofreshltd.com

Certified Productspineapples, apple bananas, ginger, passion fruit, avocados, matoke, jackfruit, lemongrass, sugar cane, turmeric, yams, potatoes sweet, custard fruit, manioc, pineapples dried, apple bananas dried, jackfruit dried, papayas dried, mangoes dried, ginger dried, turmeric dried, sour soup dried, mangoes, papayas, hibiscus, chia seeds, gonjas, potatoes sweet driedfair 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 Policy2718
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions236174
4Respect of the Environment183146
5Local Development and Community Relations1612
6Trading and Supply chain relations7152
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1714
9Managing Certification and Performance4634
Total Score Performance Rating499
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsBiofresh is a private limited company registered in Uganda, started export of organic fruits and vegetables in 2004 and fair for life in 2007.
The following activities have been implemented by the project:
- distribution of planting materials to different farmer groups
- facilitation of farmer trainings and group meetings
- provision of clean energy e.g solar kits for lighting
- supply of tanks for harvesting rain water and
- 4 boreholes were also drilled in communities where they operate (2008)
- provision of direct and indirect employment to communities around
- facilitated vaccination of Hepatitis B to all staff
- facilitated safety and health training to all staff and community
- construction of a house for vulunerable family in wakiso.
Summary of beneficieries are Biofresh registered farmers, biofresh staff/employees, community around ICS coordination office, vulnerable children and orphans (OVCs). Biofresh vision is to improve the livelihood of small scale farmers through fair trade.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage83 %

Date of Certification
Last Update22.07.2020

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