CCOF Organic agriculture is a system that protects natural resources such as soil, water and air, through farming methods that are consistent with the environment, without the use of organic- synthetic pesticides or chemical fertilizers. This results in healthier fruits for consumers. The accreditation granted certifies fruit production under strict organic standards of the NOP / USDA. Similarly, our products are regulated under the provisions of “Regulation EC 889/2008″ of the European Union as well as JAS for Japan.
Fair Trade is a social and environmental certification with a focus on the U.S. market. Products bearing this logo come from farmers and workers who are fairly compensated. Fair Trade helps farmers in developing countries build sustainable businesses that positively influence their communities. Through Fair Trade USA disadvantaged communities are taught on how to use the free market to their own advantage. With Fair Trade USA, the money spent on day-to-day goods can improve an entire community’s day-to-day life.
Fairtrade is a product certification system which certifies in a strict manner the areas of trade, social and eco-friendly harvesting. All of this according to the Fairtrade Criteria for producers and the buying and selling according to the Fairtrade Trade Criteria. Fairtrade is an effective tool to combat poverty and a trusted ally for producers, companies and international organizations, focusing on a fair and stable prices system for the products, long-term business relationships and social development of workers protecting their basic rights of health and safety, freedom of association and collective bargaining agreements, the prohibition of child labor, slavery and discrimination.
Divine Flavor is collaborating with growers and partners in building a safe and transparent food supply chain. By adopting the HarvestMark® fresh food traceability solution, Divine Flavor can trace back all its products to their points of origin so that consumers and shoppers can understand the life cycle of their fruit and vegetables, from seed to store to kitchen.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized a small group of producers, including Divine Flavor, to export and sell Mexican cantaloupe melons to the U.S. after health concerns were raised in 2000.