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Al’Ard Palestinian Agri-Products Ltd. is an innovative and dynamic company that offers a wide range of high quality agricultural products from Palestine.
Established in Palestine in 2008 following the principles of social investment, the company is a member of the International Fair Trade Association with its primary objectives lying with the welfare of the producing communities.
We focus on empowering, supporting, and encouraging the Palestinian farmer in under-invested developing communities to utilize the Palestinian agricultural potential, we provide them with tools, training and knowledge needed to produce high quality premium products qualified to compete in the international markets.
Our products have reached the markets of USA, Canada, Europe, Malaysia, Japan & the Gulf countries, and we are Ambitious that our markets will be expanded as result of hard work, high quality products and our scientific approach.
VISION & MISSION
To become the leading Palestinian agricultural products company in both the local and international markets, while developing the agri-products sector in Palestine.
Offering a variety of premium Palestinian olive oil and other agri-products for the local and international markets, while supporting Palestinian farmers, cooperatives, and small women's business to promote sustained development in marginalized communities.
Al’Ard Palestinian Agri-Products Ltd. is an innovative and dynamic rapidly growing company founded on the principles of social investment in Palestine in 2008 to bring awareness to the exquisite Palestinian Agri-Products to the world, focusing on developing, producing, and distributing of premium Palestinian products covering premium, extra ordinary, and organic & fair trade high quality extra virgin olive oil, Zaatar (thyme), dried sage, dates, and olive oil soap bars and liquid.
Mr. Ziad Anabtawi
Al'Ard Palestinian Agri-products Ltd. has emerged to be the social and ethical investment of Anabtawi Group for Investment and Development; In order to provide and to have a positive impact in the rise of the Palestinian national economy.
Our main goal of the establishment of Al'Ard was to empower and to provide support to the Palestinian farmer, enabling him to commit to his land and to produce better quality product from the great type of trees they already have.
What we care for is to provide farmers with the means they lack which are needed to access the international markets. As Anabtawi Group has had a very long run with multinational companies for the last 50 years, we know the standards and the needs of the global market. And we aim to support the Palestinian farmers to be able to produce in the international standards without compromising the ancient practices which are at core of the Palestinian heritage and culture.
We are driven by our sense of social accountability and armed with our 50 years experience of dealing with multinational companies hoping that this will be enough along with an unfaltering power of will and determination to successfully break through and manage to bring about our premium Palestinian agricultural products to the world to enjoy and indulge in. It is a highly competitive market and the challenge is not an easy one, making the success even a more satisfying one.
The fine earth which nurtures our crops, the care and love offered by the farmers, our unmatched attention to detail and uncompromised commitment to excellence and perfection; all this combined allows us to offer you the source of our pride, embodied in this fine basket of premium Palestinian agri-products which we put in your hands.
Ziad S. Anabtawi
Corporate Community Investment
Al’Ard Palestinian Agri-Products is the social investment of Anabtawi Group. Having such a venture, invested in the agricultural sector emerged from the need of the farmer’s community to such support as Al’Ard is offering. We encourage farmers to produce high quality products, and support them technically, financially and morally, upholding them to their lands.
Here at Al’ard our responsibility was not limited to the agricultural community, we recognized a social responsibility and so we reached out to local communities as well to the Palestinian society in general. We have focused on providing financial support to families in need as well as funding collage students in order to shape their lives for the better.
In order to create a comprehensive system characterized by compliance with laws and justice, we focus on applying the system of the SA800 international standard. We are committed to applying its systems and practices, such as the fallowing
1. Applying procedures to stop Child Labor.
2. Adopting policies to fight Forced and Compulsory Labor.
3. Creating a healthy and a safe environment.
4. Working hours and wages according to local and international laws.
5. Fighting all kinds of discrimination.
6. Freedom of Association & Right To Collective Bargaining.
7. Taking in consideration the human rights law for Disciplinary Practices.
8. Managerial system to ensure the efficiency of social accountability applied procedures.
AL'ARD REACHING OUT PROGRAM
Al’Ard Reaching Out is a program based on the social responsibility and accountability standards of Al’Ard. The aim of this program was through our belief that together, with our agricultural communities, we can make a difference.
We work on facilitating the knowledge as well as the financial support needed to enhance the abilities that will allow, the agricultural and local community, to achieve measurable and sustainable results.
We are mainly devoted on helping farmers to enhance and modernize their farming practices, aiming on the production of high quality agricultural products, especially those in the Olive Oil sector.
Aid to farmers can be in many forms, such as:
Providing farmers with the necessary capacity building will not only help them take care of their land, but rather pass down this knowledge and experience to the next generation and make a difference in their lives. Through our program we believe, by applying the domino effect, that we can build a stronger and more empowered communities.
POINTS OF SALE / WEST BANK
POINTS OF SALE /GAZA
Western Industrial Zone,
Tel. No. +970 9 2348035
Fax No. +970 9 2348436
Alard Products, Inc
P. O. Box 535
PA, 17363-0535, USA