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FairTSA & Mayacert, S.A. Announce Accreditation Agreement for FairTSA Fair Trade Inspection & Ce
Fair Trade Sustainability Alliance’s newest certification Partner is Mayacert, S.A. of El Mariscal, Guatemala, CA. An industry leader in multi-certification systems, agricultural products, processing and industrialization.
Mayacert is accredited for all major organic certification standards and has promoted the voluntary certification service for small, medium and large agricultural producers, processors and exporters of food since 1999. Mayacert certified clients meet the standards, regulations and consumer expectations related to ecological, cultural, social and ethical issues. They have offices in in southern Mexico, Central America and Colombia.
Dr. Winfried Fuchshofen, Executive Director of FairTSA: “We are very pleased to be working with a company like Mayacert, which considerably expands our network of collaborating certifiers world-wide. As the only open Fair Trade standard holder, we are keen to provide producers committed to Fair Trade quick, cost-effective and transparent access to a credible Fair Trade program with the lowest administrative hassle. The cooperation with Mayacert will increase our presence in Central America considerably and is an important step in our development as a globally noted Fair Trade program.”
Fair TSA is a New Lebanon, NY, based innovative Fair Trade program working in world-wide partnership with established ISO 65 accredited organic certifiers to provide zero-carbon, lowest cost, fully transparent, shortest cycle certifications, incorporating a mandatory community development component. For more information go to http://www.fairtsa.org and http://www.mayacert.com/
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