All our locations in Kenya are KFC Silver Label and GlobalG.A.P. certificated.
The KFC Silver certificate is based on environmental and socio-economic principles which ensure certified producers foster sustainable, responsible and safe production of cut flowers and ornamentals. The Standard covers good agricultural practice, human resource management and workers welfare, good governance, health & safety, environmental protection & conservation, and post-harvest management.
GLOBALG.A.P. is a trademark and a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.) for safe, sustainable agriculture worldwide. The GLOBALG.A.P. Flowers & Ornamentals Standard covers: Propagation Material, Soil and Substrate Management, Fertilizer Use, Plant Protection Product, Harvesting as well as Post-Harvest Treatments.
Marginpar Ethiopia has MPS-ABC and MPS-SQ certification. The MPS certificate is a unique world standard and works as a benchmark in demonstrating to what extent our operations are environmentally friendly. There are three different levels, MPS-A, MPS-B and MPS-C. MPS-A certified is the most environmentally friendly. MPS-SQ stands for ‘Socially Qualified’ and focusses on Health & Safety, and good working conditions.
Our partner farms in Tanzania: Bondeni Flowers, Bondeni Machame and Michiru are MPS A+, MPS GAP and MPS SQ certified.
Our partner farms in Zimbabwe are in the MPS certification process and following soon.
more about sustainability
The Marginpar Group embraces the need for more sustainability. We want to go beyond compliance within country legislation and strive to meet international best practice standards in our industry. We actively pursue benefits to people - our work force and communities- and the environment. Read all about it on our sustainability page.