We ensure quality at the highest level

IFS certificate

IFS (International Food Standard)

In trade and industry supplier audits have been a firm component of cooperation for many years. Increasing requirements of consumers and globalisation of trade flow make this development of a uniform international quality assurance standard necessary.

We are certified pursuant to IFS and meet the requirements of the HACCP quality management concept (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points).

More Informationen

Information IFS_information en.pdf (934 KB)
Certificate IFS_certificate.pdf (61 KB)
Website www.ifs-certification.com

Logo German Tea Association

Code of Conduct of the German Tea Association

The members of the German Tea Association demand that all suppliers to this trade follow the social and ecological formalities.
Therefore the code of conduct has been set up.

More information:
Information Code of Conduct (171 KB)
Website www.teeverband.de

Organic certificate

ORGANIC

The organic certification can be used by producers, processors and traders on the labels of their products if they meet the requirements of the EC legal provisions for ecologic agriculture.

We are dedicated to increasing trade with organic tea and are doing all we can so that a maximum amount of organic tea is grown.

More Information:
Information organic certification info.pdf (905 KB)
Certificate organic certification.pdf (1.0 MB)
Website www.bio-siegel.de/english

Fairtrade label

Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance (RFA) is an independent environmental organization and one of eleven members of the „Sustainable Agriculture Network“(SAN). The Rainforest Alliance Certified™ label stands for the three pillars of sustainability:  Environmental protection, social fairness and economic efficiency in the producing countries.

The whole ecological complex of humans and animals is to be protected. To support this intention, RFA improves cultivation systems preserving biodiversity.

Each year the RFA visits the certificated farms to ensure constant progress in sustainability and the compliance with the strict SAN-Standards.

 

More Information:

Website www.rainforest-alliance.org/

Zertifikat Rainforest Alliance_Certificate.pdf (1.0 MB)

Fairtrade label

UTZ

To ensure that UTZ standards are being effectuated, each year independent controllers verify certified tea estates in the countries of origin. The UTZ rules define specific product standards, being guide lines for the chain of distribution and the accurate certification system.

UTZ campaigns for the benefit of agriculturalists (farmers) and their families. In addition they are increasing productiveness, quality of produced products and efficiency in respect to humans and their environment.

The consumer is able to track the product chain back to the country of origin through retrace ability and a transparent system. Simultaneously they contribute to a sustainable world.

More Information:

Certificate UTZ_certificate.pdf
Website www.utzcertified.org

Fairtrade label

Fair trade

All companies participating in fair trade are regularly inspected. In the countries of origin the international Fairtrade Labelling Organization (FLO) safeguards adherence to respective criteria. In Germany TransFair e.V supervises awarding the fair-trade seal. Consumers and producers alike benefit from fair trade. The consumers receive products which are planted in an environmentally friendly manner and are inspected. The producers receive a fair price as well as an additional fair trade bonus which is invested in ecological and social projects.
J.Fr. Scheibler offers increasingly more FAIRTRADE tea.

More Information:
Information fairtrade_at a glance.pdf (516 KB)
Certificate fairtrade_certificate.pdf (614 KB)
Website www.transfair.org

USDA label

NOP

Congress passed the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA) of 1990. The OFPA required the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop national standards for organically produced agricultural products to assure consumers that agricultural products marketed as organic meet consistent, uniform standards. The NOP is a marketing program housed within the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service. Neither the OFPA nor the NOP regulations address food safety or nutrition.


More Informationen
Information NOP USDA-Organic
Website www.ams.usda.gov

Koscher Zertifikat

KOSHER

 

Means suitable to human consumption according to the Jewish dietary laws. Every foodstuff must be Kosher certified.
Our green and black teas are generally Kosher.
Regarding ingredients and flavours please see our lists below or contact us.


Weitere Informationen:
Information Koscher Informationsblatt (54 KB)
Zertifikate kosher-zertifikat.pdf (1.5 MB)