Lanna cafe is a non-governmental organization (NGO), initialted in 2001 by Wakachiai Project, NOG which has been importing coffee(in accordance with the fair trade standards) from Hilltribe growers in Northern Thailand (Lanna) since 1997.
The objective is to introduce high quality Thai Highland coffee to more people, not only in Thailand, but worldwide, and to assist the coffee producers of the Thai Hill tribes who do not have direct access to the market. All of the coffee is purchased directly from the growers group (Thai Tribal Highland Arabica Coffee Production and Marketing Cooperative), and certified by FLO (Fairtrade Labeling Organizations International).
Lanna cafe is a member of Thai Tribal Highland Arabica Coffee Production and Marketing Cooperative to establish Lanna Cafe. The cooperative is facilitated through the Integrated Tribal Development Program (ITDP); a Thai based NGO working with Thai Tribal group andis a member of Fairtrade Labeling Organizations International (FLO). Strict quality control measures are undertaken by the cooperative. Berries are hand picked and optimum maturity, wet processed and sun dry by the producer in their villages. Dry bean are hulled and graded by machine and culled by hand to insure a high quality superior flavored product. The roasting and packaging of Lanna cafeis continuously monitored to maintain quality. Lanna cafe supports sustainable indigenous farming to promote local development in Thailand Hill tribe villages.
Existing Label :
- Producers receive a fair price
- Forced labor and exploitative child labor are not allowed
- Buyers and producers trade under direct long-term relationships
- Producers ahve access to financial and technical assistance
- Sustainable production techniques are encouraged
- Working conditions are healthy and safe
- Equal opportunities are provided for all
- All aspects of trade and prodcution are open to public accountability
THAI TRIBAL CRAFTS FAIR TRADE CO.,LTD. Thai Tribal Crafts is a non-profit marketing agency under the Christian Service Foundation (Baptist). 208 Bamrungrat Rd., Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand. Tel : +66-53-241 043, Fax : +66-53-243 493 E-Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Website : www.ttcrafts.co.th