Sustainable an Fair Production The environment and resources are important to us.Our goal is to use fair and sustainable raw materials at all times and we rely on the use of renewable energy.Our multiple quality assurance cerificates can be found on our website.We can guarantee that our chocolate manufactory works according to excellent quality standards.Fairtrade helps smallholders and farm workers in developing countries to improve their living conditions and create decent working environment.The organic seal guarantees sustainable and gentle cultivation,without pesticides in the cocoa,with a lot of knowledge from the farmers.
We also use UTZ certified
chocolate. UTZ guarantees the use of products from sustainable cultivation -
the sustainable use of raw materials is important to us and our customers. We
are aware that the cocoa for our chocolate creations comes from countries that
have less stringent environmental protection requirements. With UTZ - which
means "good" in the Mayan language - we and you have the guarantee
that a product meets the strict requirements of the seal of approval.
Our goal is to buy
fair trade products. It is important to us that not only our customers are
happy, but also our suppliers and their employees. The Fairtrade Labeling
Organizations FLO is an umbrella organization for fair trade founded in 1997
and based in Bonn. It is associated with other international umbrella
organizations in the FINE network and certifies companies like us for their
commitment to purchasing fair products.
strengthens smallholders and plantation workers in developing and emerging
countries so that they can sustainably improve their living conditions through
their own efforts. The organic seal guarantees sustainable and gentle
cultivation, without pesticides in the cocoa and with a lot of know-how from
RSPO Certified Palm Oil
We do not use palm
oil in most of our chocolate specialties. We use RSPO-certified palm oil for
individual products and are working on developing alternative recipes.
Roundtable on sustainable palm oil - was initiated in 2004 by the WWF. The aim
is to increase the production promotion and sales of environmentally and
socially compatible palm oil. Today, the RSPO, along with legal requirements,
is the only instrument for promoting environmentally friendly plantations.
Food Safety System Certification FSSC 22000
has been certified by Food Safety System Certification for our food safety
management system. This means that we follow an impeccable hygiene and
cleanliness policy. Our high standards are regularly reviewed and reassessed by
external auditors. The FSSC standard is attached to ISO 22000 and ensures an
SQS – ISO 9001
We have certified
quality management in all areas of our company and guarantee carefree enjoyment
of our chocolate with constant further development.
By using renewable
energies, we protect the environment and resources. At our location in
Root-Lucerne, we also use our own electricity - produced from a photovoltaic
system on the roof of our ChocoDromos, which covers around 20% of our annual
electricity requirements. We also use the groundwater to cool the entire
ChocoDromo and the production facilities.