Fair Trade

Basic Principles

The Cooperativa Manduvirá Ltda. Produces and exports exclusively certified Fair Trade products.

Fair trade consists of a trade agreement based on dialogue, transparency and respect, which seeks greater equity in international trade. It contributes to sustainable development by offering better commercial conditions and securing the rights of marginalized producers and workers. But fair trade is much more than trade and shows that greater justice in world trade is possible; Highlights the need for a change in the rules and practices of conventional commerce and shows how a business can succeed by having people as a priority.

Basic Principles of Fair Trade

1. Democracy, participation and transparency

2. No to discrimination by gender, race or religion

3. No to child labor

4. Payment of fair prices

5. Respect and care for the environment


Fair Trade has led the way in encouraging and enabling consumers to take into account the social, economic and environmental consequences of their purchases: consumer information provides fundamental support for a broader campaign and reform of international trade rules by creating A more just economic system.

Fairtrade products are goods and services that are produced, marketed and sold in accordance with the principles of fair trade and, where possible, through reliable and independent guarantee systems:


FLO (Fair Trade Certificate)

The product certification route by which products complying with international standards are certified indicating that they have been produced, marketed, processed and packaged in accordance with these international standards and marketed through supermarkets.