Veg-Fresh Farms Receives Fair Trade USA's Distributor Certification
- by Christofer Oberst
CORONA, CA - Veg-Fresh Farms has announced that it has earned a license from Fair Trade USA to use the Fair Trade Certified™ label on a variety of its produce.
“Our efforts have paid off to align ourselves with farmers who are Fair Trade Certified™,” says Randy Cancelleri, a Veg-Fresh Farms Partner. “We currently have Fair Trade Certified™ for select Roma, heirloom, and grape tomato growers, in addition to squash and bell pepper growers in Mexico.”
Adam Cancelleri, another Veg-Fresh Partner is working to develop even more initiatives to strengthen Veg-Fresh Farms commitment to social responsibility, and will partner with growers who are committed to be good stewards of the land.
Adam included, “At Veg-Fresh Farms we value our partnerships with our Fair Trade Certified™ growers, and believe by deepening our vertical integration we can both support sustainable farming communities and strengthen our global supply chain.”
According to a press release, Veg-Fresh Farms currently partners with three ranches that are Fair Trade Certified™, and works with another grower who is Rainforest Alliance Certified.
Want to learn how to get your business Fair Trade Certified™? Read our story about Fair Trade certification here.