The Fair Trade seal opened up the possibility of exporting the coffee of our associates, through Expocafé S.A., the Federation of Coffee Growers and Caficauca, receiving direct benefits. Today with more than 500 coffee growers and more than 287 hectares of coffee.
The fair trade program works to improve access to markets and trading conditions for small producers and workers in agricultural plantations. We are convinced of the benefits of the Fair Trade label as one more possibility of marketing coffee.
The program has coffee from CAFICAUCA (Cooperative of Coffee Growers of Cauca), ACEC (Association of Ecological Coffee Growers of the Department of Cauca) and AMUCC (Association of Women Coffee Growers of Cauca), sold abroad for the most part through Expocafe SA, is also exported with the National Federation of Coffee Growers and CAFICAUCA, representing for the 3 organizations a direct and important benefit with the FLO award received for the sales of Coffee as Fair Trade.