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As described in the Agreement, these License Terms and Conditions and the additional documents together comprising the Binding Documents are binding upon all participating companies, farms and farm groups in their dealings with RA. These Binding Documents cover the various elements of working with RA, including registration, audits and certification, traceability, labeling and selling product as certified.
Use and approval of the Rainforest Alliance marks - 2020 edition
July 2020 - The policy sets out specific implementation requirements for certificate holders at both producer and supply chain actor levels (Certification Criteria) and for reinforcing the assurance process (Assurance Process Rules).
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