Indonesia (HQ), global markets
Aliet Green is a female-owned social enterprise that produces and trades organic coconut sugar from Yogyakarta, Indonesia, with a focus on empowering female farmers. The company works closely with over 1,000 smallholder farmers (90% women, and ~1% farmers with a disability) under sustainable farming principles. It has obtained major international certifications for its products (e.g., Fairtrade, BRC Global Standard for Food Safety and gluten free). Aliet Green is also a woman-owned dynamic agroforestry business. It has a strong presence in the global high-end markets for food ingredients, to which it exports 100% of its products. In 2020, the company sold USD 4.9m worth of organic coconut sugar products and plans to double its production over the next five years.
- Manage over 500 ha of forests with dynamic agro-forestry methods with 100% biodiversity maintained;
- Sustainable operations: 100% organic produce; 100% crop residues; 0% chemical inputs;
- Establish Organic and FairTrade projects for more than 3,000 farmers and families. 5% of sales contribute to the Fairtrade Premium fund, which invests in community projects such as waste management.
|Commodity||Organic Coconut Sugar, Organic Vanilla Beans|
|Annual revenue (USD)||1.1m – 5m|
|Employees||101 – 500|
|Years in operation||>10|
|Amount (USD)||501k – 1m|
Use of funds
CAPEX and OPEX to scale-up the current operations, including expanding a processing facility, upgrading machinery, ERP development, and expanding farmer supplier base.
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