Port International adds LEYRE® variety to their assortment of premium strawberries

From the end of November, Port International will be selling strawberries of the LEYRE® variety, thus expanding its premium range in the berry segment. Port International imports the aromatic fruit with special characteristics exclusively for the DACH region from Greece and, as of February, also from Spain (Huelva). The variety impresses with its exquisite taste […]

Port International wins Sustainability Heroes Award 2021

Last week, the winners of the Sustainability Heroes Awards 2021 were declared at a digital conference organised by DQS CFS (German Association for Sustainability) and DGQ (German Association for Quality). Port International GmbH triumphed in the category “Carbon Footprint”, holding its ground against several notable companies. The award, created in 2015 and presented annually, honours […]

Meet the super banana and act for the climate and social justice!

Great news in Belgium this week as consumers will now be able to buy a “super banana”. This special banana is not only good for producers, but also for the environment and the climate! Indeed, Port International is launching the first ever Fairtrade and organic banana in Belgium that is also carbon neutral. This new […]

Inside BE CLIMATE – Port International launches blog about its climate neutral brand

It’s not only the compensation, but above all the reduction of CO2 emissions that will make the decisive difference in the long term. This is why BE CLIMATE commits itself to reducing emissions caused along the entire supply chain. “We motivate our partners to analyse their processes and tap their full potential for reduction. Many […]

Less is more – BE CLIMATE looks back on its first year in the market

Less emissions, more health for the climate! This is the motto of BE CLIMATE, the first climate neutral brand for fresh fruit and vegetables developed by fruit importer Port International from Hamburg. On 22nd October of last year, BE CLIMATE was launched to the industry during Fruit Attraction. Today, it can look back on its […]

The climate neutral future is in our hands – now more than ever!

Despite Corona, Port International’s approach to the future remains sustainable and climate neutral. The current situation is complex and, in addition to the well-known corona rules, has presented us all with new challenges such as increased logistics costs and various restrictions, bottlenecks, and delays along the supply chain. At Port International, however, we do our […]

BE CLIMATE supports Veganuary 2021

New year, new opportunities: By supporting Veganuary, BE CLIMATE sends out another signal for climate protection and draws the public’s attention to the advantages of a vegan lifestyle. Well-known companies such as Aldi, Lidl, Dr. Oetker, Frosta and Rossmann also participate in Veganuary and, at the beginning of the new year, initiate all kinds of […]

BE CLIMATE initiates “Healthy Banana Contest”

BE CLIMATE bananas – healthy for the people and the climate. BE CLIMATE takes on this important aspect and starts an Instagram campaign in Belgium designed to motivate consumers to show their “Healthy Banana Moment”. Whether during sports or on their way to work, BE CLIMATE offers a healthy and handy snack for the buyers […]

Social standards accepted by Port International for high and medium risk countries:

  • Amfori BSCI
  • Fair for Life
  • Fairtrade Flocert
  • Naturland, Naturland Fair
  • Rainforest Alliance (RFA)
  • SCS Sustainability Grown
  • Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA)
  • Social Accountability 8000 (SA 8000)
  • Sustainability Initiative of South Africa (SIZA)

Additional standards for low-risk countries:

  • Bioland
  • Biopark
  • Gäa
  • Fair Produce Sandard (Mushrooms)

Social standards accepted by SIFAV for high and medium risk countries:

  • Amfori BSCI
  • BRCGS Ethical Trading and Responsible Sourcing Standard
  • Fair For Life
  • Fairtrade Flocert
  • Rainforest Alliance (RFA)
  • SCS Sustainably Grown (certification)
  • Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA)
  • Social Accountability 8000 (SA 8000)
  • Sustainability Initiative of South Africa (SIZA)
  • Sustainably Grown

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