conbio.info/2016-08-01/ – Franklin Baker Company of the Philippines earned the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) certification for the growing, harvesting and supply of coconut products from farms located in the Mindanao Island, Philippines.
Franklin Baker is the first food ingredient producer to earn RSB certification. Their products include desiccated coconut, sweetened and unsweetened toasted coconut, creamed coconut and coconut concentrate, virgin coconut oil, coconut flour and coconut water.
“RSB certification provides numerous benefits to any manufacturing organisation,” said Jerry Lorenzo, Franklin Baker’s President and CEO. “The strength of RSB for Franklin Baker is that not only does it recognize sustainability and ethical practices, but also covers areas of global concern such as labor rights, rural development, conservation and the environment. “
Franklin Baker is a privately-held company and one of the largest global suppliers of desiccated coconut products with plants are located in the Philippines at San Pablo, Laguna and Davao, Mindanao. Our products are shipped to over 50 countries worldwide across the US, South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.