Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Kaoka5 stars

Place, Country84200 Carpentras, France


Certified Productscocoa butter, cocoa mass, cocoa beans, chocolate disks, chocolate chips, cocoa powder, chocolate bars, sugar cane, sweeties fair 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 Values88
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy86
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions196138
4Respect of the Environment2215
5Local Development and Community Relations1612
6Trading and Supply chain relations7869
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer5036
9Managing Certification and Performance2521
Total Score Performance Rating315
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsEN/FR

KAOKA works today in close and long-term partnership with nearly 5,000 families of cocoa bean producers in Ecuador, São Tomé, Peru and the Dominican Republic.
An overall improvement in quality and productivity continues year after year. Coupled with the purchase price above the market, guaranteed by KAOKA for their entire harvest, the producer benefits from a better income over time.
For over 15 years, KAOKA has supported producers in the renovation of their plantations. They are trained, have access to nurseries to replant, redensify and graft their old trees.

KAOKA travaille aujourd’hui en partenariat étroit et à long terme avec près de 5 000 familles de producteurs de fèves de cacao, en Équateur, à São Tomé, au Pérou et en République Dominicaine.
Une amélioration globale de la qualité et de la productivité se poursuit année après année. Couplée au prix d’achat supérieur au marché, garanti par KAOKA sur la totalité de leur récolte, le producteur bénéficie d’un meilleur revenu sur la durée.
Depuis plus de 15 ans, KAOKA accompagne les producteurs dans la rénovation de leurs plantations. Ils sont formés, ont accès à des pépinières pour replanter, redensifier et greffer leurs vieux arbres.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage91 %

Date of Certification
Last Update31.12.2019

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