First Fruit Cooperative Worldwide to Earn This 100% Distinction
Submitted by SCS Global Services
Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., the agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 farmer families, announced it is the first major fruit cooperative worldwide to achieve 100% sustainably grown verification for its Ocean Spray cranberries through the Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform’s (SAI Platform) Farm Sustainability Assessment (FSA). The farmer-owned cooperative is also working with National Geographic to combat climate change and lead a new era of regenerative agriculture by supporting global grants for sustainability fieldwork. The third-party FSA evaluation was conducted by SCS Global Services.
SCS is a leading third-party provider of certification, auditing and testing services, and standards, founded in 1984. Our goal is to recognize the highest levels of performance in food safety and quality, environmental protection and social responsibility in the private and public sectors, and to stimulate continuous improvement in sustainable development.
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