Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Birlik Tütün Pamuk Gıda Mad. Tic. Ve San. A.Ş.4 stars

Place, CountryKemalpaşa, Izmir, Turkey


Certified Productsfennel seedsfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
New modules
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values1010
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2314
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions227145
4Respect of the Environment182139
5Local Development and Community Relations148
6Trading and Supply chain relations7142
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer2318
9Managing Certification and Performance2821
Total Score New modules439
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsSince 1968, Birlik is servicing its customers passionately through its BRC Grade AA+, latest version facilities located in Izmir, Turkey. Throughout the years, Birlik has reformed its processing facility to an ultimate source of herbs and spices. State of the art equipment is ensuring to clean, process, blend and sterilize goods while complying with global food regulations.Today Birlik is one of the most successful processors in this field, giving a total guarantee to the goods from farm with full traceability.
BIRLIK’s, Fair for Life program first started in 2015. With the growing demand on FFL quality fennel, our farmers’ group (will be called hereafter as BIRLIK FFL group) is enlarged from 5 to 10 farmers in 2017, 10 to 14 in 2019 and total production capacity of the group will reach more than 100 tons of fennel in 2019.
Since 2016, BIRLIK FFL group receives FFL premiums and these premiums are spent in balance for several social projects as well as the rural development projects. Some of those; social assistance to students, restoration of common areas in villages or construction of new ones, support of local governments' social assistance, and purchase of new technological machines to ensure agricultural sustainability.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage73 %

Date of Certification
Last Update12.12.2019

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