What does the FLO seal mean? It means the black pepper in these grinders was purchased from a supplier who has been audited and certified by Fairtrade International. It also means that Turqle Trading in South Africa are certified by Fairtrade International as traders in herbs and spices. For the black pepper producers in India, it means they get - in addition to a fair trade price for their pepper - an additional premium that they may invest in social or development projects of their choice.
In addition, Turqle Trading pays 2,5% of the FOB price of each product into the Fair Trade Trust that is used for the education of the workers and their families in South Africa.