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October 31st 2018 | Fairtrade, Organic
What is the difference between Fairtrade and organic and where does organic Fairtrade fresh produce fit into the mix? Read the full article here.
AFG understand the difficult conditions facing many growers in producing countries and recognise that Fairtrade is one way, amongst others, of benefiting them.
The Fairtrade concept is all about ensuring that workers and farming communities receive in some of the poorest parts of the world receive a fair price for their produce and enjoy decent working and living conditions.
For more information please visit www.fairtrade.org.uk
AFG aims to source organic alternatives wherever possible to meet customer demand. All suppliers must ensure and demonstrate (by third party verification, certificates and use of logos) that all organic produce complies with the production, quality and traceability standards in the local marketplace.
For more information please visit www.soilassociation.org
AFG can supply GG certified produce from a wide range of origins. Giving customers and consumers the peace of mind assured by this scheme.
The goal of this certification is to create a universal standard to achieve safe production methods, using responsibly natural resources and securing welfare of workers and animals. It is now the world’s most widely implemented farm certification scheme. For more information please visit www.globalgap.org
As the demand for Rainforest Alliance certification continues to rise, AFG is behind the drive to increase the certifications across our supply chain and currently already enjoys partnerships with reliable RFA certified producers.
In order to become certified, farms must meet criteria set by the Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN. The SAN standard involves all three pillars of sustainability: social, economic, and environmental.
Rainforest Alliance Certified farms are audited regularly to verify that farmers are complying with the SAN standard’s comprehensive guidelines. For more information please visit www.rainforest-alliance.org
The United States Department of Agriculture, also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, agriculture, forestry, and food.
For more information please visit https://www.usda.gov/
We offer a year-round supply of conventional, organic and Fairtrade bananas, limes, soft citrus and many other seasonal fruits.
From Europe to South America, we work with only the most trusted and reputable fresh produce suppliers and partners around the world.
We have a number of established brands each with their own fresh produce offering- from organic bananas to premium Mexican limes.