Peru Becomes Leading Organic Banana Exporter

Peru has become the world’s leading exporter of organic bananas, according to the country’s Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (Minagri). The ministry plans to maintain pole position until 2023.  Oscar Raymundo, the general manager of the Association of Organic Producers of Querecotillo (APOQ), Piura, provides information on the profitability of organic bananas. According to Raymundo, […]

Ivory Coast: Fairtrade Boosting Cocoa Farmers Income

Fairtrade International says sales of fairtrade certified cocoa from the Ivory Coast in the fourth quarter of 2019 increased farmers’ earnings by approximately US $15.1 million compared to non-fairtrade cocoa. About two-thirds of the world’s cocoa is grown by smallholder farmers in the Ivory Coast and Ghana. More than 190,000 Ivorian cocoa farmers are members of […]

Natura Brasil gets Ethical Corporation Recognition

Natura Brasil has been recognised as one of the most ethical companies in the world in 2020 by the Ethisphere Institute. It is the only Brazilian organisation on the list of 132 companies from 21 countries and it is featured for the tenth time in the health & beauty category.   João Paulo Ferreira, CEO of Natura […]