Ma's coconut milk for the export market is certified organic and fair trade. This means that farmers will also receive the fair-trade premium on top of the premium for organic production. Ma's also offers the farmers access to a personal insurance and healthcare.
The loan from Triodos Sustainable Trade Fund is used to pre-finance the sourcing, processing and storing until shipment of coconut milk.
KEY INDICATORS as of 31 December 2015:
- number of farmers: 140
- number of hectares: 203 hectares of sustainably