Canaan Fair Trade
Sustainable trade (Social)
Canaan Fair Trade Company Ltd. (Canaan Fair Trade) in the Palestine Territories supplies organic olive oil to retailers in the United States and a number of European countries. The products by Canaan Fair Trade follow the fair trade movement’s principles of sustainability and improved incomes for marginalised farmers.
The trade finance provided by Triodos Sustainable Trade Fund enables Canaan Fair Trade to pay the farmers upon delivery of their produce.
KEY INDICATORS as of 31 December 2015:
- number of farmers: 1,076
- number of hectares: 3,455 sustainably cultivated land
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.