Setting an example
Preserving natural resources and upholding our social responsibility have always been among our top priorities. As a leader in sustainable development, our company is committed to transparency in setting objectives and reporting results. In collaboration with our suppliers and partners, we aspire to serve as an example and make a positive difference in the community.
Sustainable development is an integral part of our current practices.
Based on our concrete results, we’re able to set ambitious goals to continually improve in this area.
Helping to develop the organic sector
Fruit d’Or’s agronomists are always working on new tools and processes to optimize the farming practices of the company’s producers. Recent efforts include developing a crop management application.
Every year, the Fruit d’Or agronomists carry out three to four new studies to improve the company’s practices and help advance the industry.
Smaller footprint, big impact
Fruit d’Or is committed to reducing its environmental footprint. The organization works tirelessly to improve its practices and exceed industry standards for environmental protection and sustainable development.
The future belongs to those who take the lead, and Fruit d’Or is a committed leader that works alongside producers, suppliers, clients, consumers and communities who also recognize that we need to do more for the planet.
- Organic production up by 228% in the last five years
- 640 trees given to employees in two years
- Nearly 95% of production is environmentally certified
- Energy consumption at the Plessisville factory reduced by 30%
Become socially involved
Fruit d’Or is a member of the Sustainable Food Trade Association, a group devoted to supporting organic food industry members in implementing innovative and sustainable business practices. The organization’s mission is to develop the organic sector and enable it to transition to more sustainable business models.
Fruit d’Or’s approach is also certified by Démarche d², the sustainable development support service that inspired the BNQ 21000 standard. The organization’s activities are focused in three main areas:
- Collective well-being
- Environmental protection
- Economic prosperity
Fruit d’Or is also a proud partner to the organization Le Semoir, an initiative of the Arbre-Évolution solidarity cooperative specializing in social reforestation.