Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)ASPAG-Associação de pequeños agricultores de gingseng do Querêcia do norte4 stars

Place, CountryQuerência do Norte, Brazil

Certified Productsginseng brazilianfair 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 Policy2411
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions5032
4Respect of the Environment161125
5Local Development and Community Relations117
6Trading and Supply chain relations6642
7Empowerment5437
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1813
9Managing Certification and Performance3829
Total Score Performance Rating304
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsThe ASPAG association was founded in 2005 with the objective of processing Brazilian Ginseng (Pfaffia glomerata) from small producers, prioritizing sustainable production, protecting the fauna and flora in the production areas, as burning is not allowed as a management method that before was traditionally used.
The social mission of the project is to maintain the tradition of native ginseng cultivation, strengthen the local community, maintain a strong social organization, affirm the identity of the family farmer.
The agricultural production of certified ginseng is carried out by small family producers associated with ASPAG.
The dry product is processed by ASPAG in the municipality of Querência do Norte/PR, Brazil.
The beneficiaries of fair trade defined were the small associated producers themselves, through improvements in the collective infrastructure of the association.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage75 %

Date of Certification
First05.07.2017
Last Update19.09.2022

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