Sustainable trade (Social)
Cafés Finos de Exportación S. de R.L. (CAFFEX) provides processing and export services to a large number of small coffee producers’ cooperatives in Honduras. It has built up a strong position in the Honduran coffee market and specialises in fair trade/organic coffees.
CAFFEX aims to strengthen its long-term relationship with producers through the provision of high-quality services, transparency, technical assistance and social projects for the communities.
The trade finance provided by Triodos Sustainable Trade Fund enables CAFFEX to pay the farmers upon delivery of their produce.
KEY INDICATORS as of 31 December 2015:
- number of farmers: 4,000
Smallholder farmers in developing countries do not necessarily reap the rewards of a complex international trade system. So, by financing fair trade enterprises we aim to make sure that individuals and their families are paid fairly for their products.