Direct trade goes beyond Fairtrade. We work directly with our global farmers and look after them personally. Because fairness does not stop at country borders, we are proud of our international farming projects and our diligent organic farmers around the world.
The cultivation areas in Albania offer an environment with traditionally small-scale agriculture, with only two hectares being farmed on average per farm.
Johannes Gutmann’s idea of letting a farmer be a farmer again and to enable small-scale farms to make a good living has been reality now for a quarter of a century.
In neighbouring South Moravia, SONNENTOR was the first company in this then young EU Member State to be voluntarily controlled according to the EU organic directives.
About 2 million people live in Kosovo and approximately 350,000 of those work abroad. 60% of the people living in the country are unemployed, many existences are dependent on agriculture, industries are scarce.
Organic farmer DON JOSÉ MARIA CASTRO (CHEMA to his friends) lives with his family in the misty forests of the province of Jinotega, northern Nicaragua. There, he looks after the SONNENTOR highland coffee variety, Caturra, which grows in the shade under tree canopies.
Also in Romania, the SONNENTOR brand stands for transparency and added value for the future.
Tansania, das Land des Kilimanjaro und der sagenumwobenen Insel Sansibar, ist auch das Land der Gewürze.