Cane sugar

Product standard for Small-scale Producer Organizations

This standard covers the purchase and sale of cane sugar. Cane sugar is produced from the juice of the sugar cane plant (Saccharum spp.). This standard also covers secondary products and their derivatives.

The Fairtrade Standard for Cane Sugar covers the requirements which are specific to sugar cane producers and traders.

Fairtrade cane sugar producers must comply with both the Fairtrade Standard for Small-scale Producer Organizations and the Fairtrade Standard for Cane Sugar. For producers this standard complements, and should be read together with, the Fairtrade Standard for Small Producer Organization.

Cane sugar; secondary products such as molasses, bagasse, bagasse ash, and filter cake; derivatives of secondary products such as rum produced with molasses and bio-plastics made from bagasse

Standard for Small-scale producer organizations

This product-specific standard applies to small-scale producer organizations as explained here. Together, the Fairtrade Standard for Small-scale Producer Organizations and the product standard above define the terms of trade. Please read both documents for further guidance.

Does your company want to trade this Fairtrade product?

Aspects of this product standard also apply to companies that wish to trade with producers. The product standard above works in conjunction with the Fairtrade Trader Standard to outline the terms of trade for this product.