The company employs a special team of agricultural engineers who support the organic farmers and who strictly follow up on organic practices.
The number of organic farmers and the amount of organically farmed land have been growing over the past few years. In addition, Arasy plays an important role in improving the living standard of many smallholder farmers in Paraguay.
Triodos Sustainable Trade Fund has provided trade finance to enable Arasy to pay the farmers directly upon delivery of their harvest.
KEY INDICATOR as of 31 December 2015:
- number of farmers: 19,227
- number of hectares: 8,520 hectares of sustainably