Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)ASPAG-Associação de pequeños agricultores de gingseng do Querêcia do norte - FFL4 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 Conditions5938
4Respect of the Environment10642
5Local Development and Community Relations117
6Trading and Supply chain relations6031
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1813
9Managing Certification and Performance3527
Total Score Performance Rating211
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsASPAG was founded in 2005 with the aim of processing ginseng, prioritizing sustainable quality and promoting the protection of native ginseng, and consequently protecting the fauna and flora in the floodplains and islands.
This project is proposed for organic certification and Fair For Life/For Life of the Brazilian Ginseng product (Pfaffia glomerata), produced by ASPAG (Querência do Querência do Norte-PR) in the city of Querência do Norte - PR, Brazil.
Today ASPAG works with 6 producers in the ginseng project with organic certification and Fair Trade, has a production area of ​​32.68 hectares and the estimated production for ginseng will be 55,200.00 kg of green mass, resulting from this production 13.800 kg dry Ginseng.
The project's mission is to strengthen the local community, maintain a strong social organization, encourage family farming, affirm the culture/identity of the family farmer, and maintain cultural activities, enabling a development award and joint action based on fair trade.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage60 %

Date of Certification
Last Update08.07.2020

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