Cracking the Nut: Traceability and Sustainability by Local Processing


FairMatch Support works together with Nuts2, Anatrans, Woord & Daad and others on a sustainable and fair value chain for cashews. Anatrans, a local processing facility in West Africa, was founded in 2009 by Nuts2 and is currently the biggest cashew processor in Burkina Faso. The company sources fair trade, organic and conventional cashews from around 4000 local farmers through cooperatives. It then shells, peels and grades the cashews for export to Europe and the United States.

The past years we have achieved good results and we are seeing real change in the cashew chain. The farmers and the factory work better together, which benefits both parties. Read more on the outcomes in the blog

The past year was a special one for Anatrans, take a look into the factory to learn more;


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