Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Guayaki Yerba Mate Brasil Produção e Comércio LTDA5 stars

Place, CountryTurvo, Brazil


Certified Productsyerba mate 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 Values1212
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2716
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions231144
4Respect of the Environment185158
5Local Development and Community Relations149
6Trading and Supply chain relations6749
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1915
9Managing Certification and Performance4634
Total Score Performance Rating497
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsGUAYAKI vision holds that yerba mate culture will power their Market Driven Regeneration™️ business model to regenerate ecosystems and create vibrant communities. GUAYAKI is part of the B Corp movement and became the first yerba mate company certified by FFL. In addition, GUAYAKI is a member of the FT and has Organic and Kosher certifications. In Brazil, they currently operate in 5 communities: Indigenous Territories of Marrecas and Rio Areia, Producer Groups of Turvo and Guarapuava and Quilombola maroon community, contributing to socioeconomic development, food production, education, environment, sports and health. A total of 180 families find living wage jobs through yerba mate production and commercialization in these communities, supported by small scale agriculture, Araucaria pine nuts harvesting, indigenous crafts, rural tourism and application of the FFL.
Use of Fair Trade Premium

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage80 %

Date of Certification
Last Update08.09.2021

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