Sustainability

FSSC 22000 – Foundation for Food Safety Certification:

It is a Food Safety Management System (FSMS) Certification Scheme. It defines requirements for integrated processes that work together to control and minimise food safety hazards.

Gardens Certified

Darjeeling: Castleton, Margaret’s Hope, Badamtam, Barnesbeg, Thurbo

Assam: Orangajuli, Nonaipara, Dejoo, Harmutty, Sessa, Borpatra, Amgoorie, Borbam


Rainforest Alliance Certification:

The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve bio-diversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods. It sets standards for sustainability to conserve wildlife, wetlands and promote the well-being of workers and their communities. 

Goodricke has been the first Group in Darjeeling to have all its tea gardens Rainforest Alliance certified from 14th July 2011 onward.

Gardens Certified

Darjeeling: Castleton, Margaret’s Hope, Badamtam, Barnesbeg, Thurbo

Assam: Orangajuli, Nonaipara, Dejoo, Harmutty, Sessa, Borpatra, Amgoorie, Borbam, Koomber, Koombergram

Dooars: Leesh River, Meenglas, Danguajhar, Chalouni


Organic Certification:

For tea gardens that are certified Fully Organic, under NPOP, NOP, EEC & JAS, by IMO Control Pvt. Ltd.

Gardens Certified

Darjeeling: Badamtam & Barnesbeg 


Fair Trade Certification:

For tea gardens that are certified by FLO-CERT GmbH for complying with the generic fair trade standards.

Gardens Certified

Darjeeling: Badamtam (FLO ID 21769) & Barnesbeg (FLO ID 21770)


UTZ certification:

This guarantees that the social, environmental and economical criteria for tea production as stated in the UTZ certified code of conduct for tea have been met. This is certified by SJS Australia Pty Ltd.

Gardens Certified

Darjeeling: Margaret’s Hope, Badamtam, Barnesbeg, Thurbo

Dooars: Leesh River


ETP – Ethical Tea Partnership:

This works towards improving the lives of tea workers and their environment.

Gardens Certified

Darjeeling: Castleton, Margaret’s Hope, Badamtam, Barnesbeg, Thurbo

Assam: Orangajuli, Nonaipara, Dejoo, Harmutty, Sessa, Borpatra, Amgoorie, Borbam, Koomber, Koombergram

Dooars: Leesh River, Meenglas, Danguajhar, Chalouni


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 Sustainability Report 2015