AGROCARIBE

QUICK STATS

4th. company in the world, and 1st in Central America to obtain the RSPO - IP Certification

1st. company in the world to obtain the "Level A" of the  Standard for Sustainable Agriculture Rainforest Alliance 

1st. palm company in the world getting the  Safe Trade Certification BASC 

Agrocaribe

Agrocaribe is the first oil palm company in Central America and the fourth in the world to obtain RSPO certification "preserved identity", that is, it guarantees all traceability from planting to shipping.

 

The commitment of Agrocaribe has always gone beyond complying with national laws, which is why in 2010 they became the first oil palm company in the world to obtain Rainforest Alliance certification, for being responsible with the environment and communities, and in 2011, the first palm oil company in the world to obtain the secure trade certification, Business Alliance for Secure Commerce -BASC-.

 

They implement social responsibility programs for the benefit of their employees, their families and the communities in which they operate. Every day they strive to use best agricultural and industrial practices and to maintain international standards of sustainability.

History

 

In 1997, Corporación Agroindustrial del Caribe, S.A was born with a project of 1,500 ha, which began to develop oil palm nurseries, thus achieving the first estate in 1999 with 150 employees. The palm projects were growing, reaching up to 5,000 ha planted, then began a project for the construction of an extraction plant, obtaining the first customer in 2003. Subsequently began with the generation of energy from the capture of biogas that includes the sale of carbon bonds to the international market.

 

In 2005 Agrocaribe managed to position itself as one of the largest producers of sustainable palm oil in the region.

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CERTIFICATIONS

AGROCARIBE 1st in Central America to obtain the RSPO - IP Certification

Operations

 

Processing plant
Reforestation with the community
Training
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SIGA EL SIGUIENTE PASO HACIA UN ACEITE DE PALMA SOSTENIBLE
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El aceite de palma y los productos derivados de la palma están en todas partes. ¿Por qué? Porque es el aceite vegetal menos costoso del mundo. Además de eso, es increíblemente versátil en sus aplicaciones. Sin embargo, el alcance del aceite de palma se extiende más allá de sus productos y usos, lo que tiene consecuencias para los humanos y las tierras en que se produce este aceite. Esta es la razón por la cual una producción sostenible es capaz de transformar industrias y vidas en todo el mundo. Buscamos brindar soluciones específicas para cada país y contexto, tanto para los pequeños agricultores, como las fábricas y las empresas, al reunir a múltiples actores, desarrollando alianzas mutuamente beneficiosas, y apoyando la implementación de prácticas sostenibles.

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