Certifications

USDA ORGANIC

USDA Organic certification verifies that our tea gardens or handling facilities located anywhere in the world complies with the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) organic regulations and allows us to sell, label, and represent your products as organic.

JAS

The Japanese Agricultural Standards are standards for the agriculture industry maintained by the Japanese Government. Once a product has passed tests conducted by government-backed rating bureaus, the JAS seal is appended to the product.

INDIA ORGANIC

India Organic is a certification mark for organically farmed food products manufactured in India. Those standards ensures that the product or the raw materials used in the product were grown through organic farming, without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or induced hormones.

RAINFOREST ALLIANCE

The Rainforest Alliance is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) working to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behaviour. Their approach includes training and certification to promote healthy ecosystems and communities.

UTZ CERTIFICATION

UTZ Certified stands for sustainable farming and better opportunities for farmers, their families and our planet. The UTZ program enables farmers to learn better farming methods, improve working conditions and take better care of their children and the environment.

 

FAIR TRADE

Fair trade directly helps producers share in the benefits of trade with the workers/ pluckers. A premium is charged from the buyer to the seller, this premium is transferred directly to the gardens for the workers’ welfare.

ETHICAL TEA PARTNERSHIP

The Ethical Tea Partnership is a not-for-profit membership organisation that has been working with tea producers and tea companies to improve the sustainability of the tea industry since 1997. This industry-wide initiative was established by a number of large UK tea packing companies.

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