Social Responsibility: Improving the livelihoods of our workers

BloomQuest views its responsibility to the worker in Africa as one of its most important focuses. There are many areas where BloomQuest has provided its workers a better standard of living and their families the opportunity of free education, housing and medical care.

This goes hand in hand with BloomQuest and its key 5 rose farms in Kenya all receiving Fair-trade accreditation from the FLO (Fair-trade Labelling Organisation). Fair-trade guarantees a better deal to producers in the developing world. For further information on Fair-trade please visit the website www.fairtrade.net

BloomQuest was one of the first Fairtrade accredited supplier in the USA, with its farms the first Fair-trade farms in Kenya.

There have been some very concrete contributions made in the last months. The list below are just some of the very important contributions made as part of a very strong social responsibility programme:

Fairtrade: Guarantees and better deal for third world producers

Fairtrade Accredited

For a product to display the FAIRTRADE Mark it must meet international Fairtrade standards.

Producer organisations that supply Fairtrade products are inspected and certified by FLO. They receive a minimum price that covers the cost of sustainable production and an extra premium that is invested in social or economic development projects.

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