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bioRe Tanzania Ltd is a sourcing company for certified organic cotton. It sources directly from around 1,700 farmers in the north of Tanzania and contracts a ginnery for the ginning of the seed cotton. bioRe sells its cotton to Remei, a Swiss supplier of certified organic garments who has co-developed highly successful organic brands with its key buyers, such as supermarket chain CO-OP Switzerland.
Smallholder farmers in developing countries do not necessarily reap the rewards of a complex international trade system. So, by financing fair trade enterprises we aim to make sure that individuals and their families are paid fairly for their products.