Supermarket Chains Labour Conditions Question 1

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Question

EN: Does the brand sell tropical commodities such as coffee, tea, chocolate, bananas and pineapple certified according to Fair Trade, Utz, Rainforest Alliance or similar systems?
NL: Verkoopt het merk tropische producten zoals koffie, thee, chocolade, bananen en ananassen die zijn gecertificeerd volgens Fair Trade, Utz Certified, Rainforest Alliance of gelijkwaardige systemen?
DE: Bietet der Markenhersteller tropische Produkte wie Kaffee, Tee, Schokolade, Bananen oder Ananasse an welche bspw. nach dem Fairtrade, Utz Certified oder Rainforest Alliance Standard zertifiziert wurden?

Reference

Coffee

See Supermarket Chains Labour Conditions Question 3.

Bananas

See Supermarket Chains Labour Conditions Question 4.

Cocoa

See Supermarket Chains Labour Conditions Question 5.

Tropical fruit, Tea and Sugar cane

See Supermarket Chains Labour Conditions Question 6.

Answering Guidelines

The brand will only receive a yes when it offers tropical commodities (tropical fruit/coffee/tea/cocoa/sugar cane) which is certified according to Fairtrade (FLO), Utz Certified, Rainforest Alliance or similar systems such as the German certifications schemes Naturland, Bioland, Biopark and Gäa. [http://www.nachhaltigkeitsrat.de/fileadmin/user_upload/English/pdf/publications/brochures/Brochure_Sustainable_Shopping_Basket.pdf Grolsch These certification schemes fulfil the social criteria from the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) on the highest or second highest level. See page 17.]. Please note that the percentage or share is not yet asked here, but in the following criteria.

Answer Yes:

  • [Brand] offers only (tropical fruit/coffee/tea/cocoa/sugar cane) which is certified by [Fair Trade/Utz/Rainforest Alliance/other system]. (see link/page).

Answer No:

  • [Brand] explicitly says not to sell certified (tropical fruit/coffee/tea/cocoa/sugar cane) (see link/page).

Answer ?:

  • [Brand] does not communicate any information about selling certified (tropical fruit/coffee/tea/cocoa/sugar cane). Sustainability information should be easily accessible for consumers to make responsible choices.