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The label identifies products from socially responsible and environmentally friendly cultivation that have also been traded under fair conditions.
The Fair for Life label is awarded by the Swiss Organic Foundation. The non-profit foundation was founded in 1987. It is active in the fields of organic farming, environmental awareness, social justice and fair trade and is committed to the preservation of biodiversity.
The label distinguishes products that meet the requirements along the entire value chain. The Fair for Life label can be found on meat and dairy, vegetables, fruit, spices, coffee and tea, beverages and cosmetic products.

Which lifecycle phases are covered by the standard?

Raw materials extraction and production

Cultivation of basic products in fields (e.g. cereals, vegetables) in plantations (e.g. fruits, oils) as well as products of animal agriculture (e.g. meat, milk)


Some food products go through complex manufacturing processes. During production, basic products are processed, preserved and food additives are added

Transportation / distribution

The transport route from one production stage to the next as well as to the end consumer

Products use and consumption

Usage by the owner


Disposal of food (waste) or further energetic use (biogas)