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Organic Alcohol, Community Produced, Fair Trade Prices

Our organic, community-produced alcohol is unique in the world at the moment.  The alcohol has internationally-recognised organic certification from BCS Öko-Garantie of Germany and we also have IMO Fair for Life certification.  Our aguardiente (alcohol of 60GL) is produced by hand through cooperative working by the organic sugar cane farmers of CADO (Consorcio Agro-artesanal Dulce Orgánico, in Spanish, or Sweet Organic Agro-craft Consortium), a socially-responsible organisation.  Then it is rectified to produce alcohol (ethanol) of high purity.
CADO's organic ethanol is of high quality, appropriate for the most exacting industrial processes or for perfumery.  The organic, healthy sugar cane provides top quality aguardiente and we use the services of a high technology rectification plant to ensure that this is rectified under strict quality control.  We use gas chromatography analysis and can equal the quality specifications of your existing alcohol.
We offer on fair trade terms:
Organic alcohol of 96 GL or organic ethanol of 99.9 GL for use in extraction of compounds.
Potable organic alcohol for use in the liquor industry.
DEB96 made from organic alcohol for use in perfumery or industrial processes.
For the first time, it is now possible to buy high-quality alcohol which has been produced in an environmentally and socially responsible way.
Our organic alcohol comes from over 280 families in an area of extreme poverty in Ecuador.  Your decision to buy will help these families to improve their quality of life as they continue to care for the environment and maintain the organic farming tradition of previous generations.
For more information, or to buy fairly-traded, community-produced organic alcohol, write to us at CADO("at")progresoverde.org. 



Organic alcohol, community-produced and fairly-traded:
the only alcohol in the world made by the traditional process from sugar cane,
with organic certification, by a socially responsbile co-operative of organic.
Community-produced organic ethanol of high quality and purity at a fair price for the producers.
A sustainable Green Progress organic farming and appropriate technology project from CRACYP.


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A member of CADO with organic alcohol made by the community.Farmers install a distillation tank to produce organic alcohol.The president of CADO in her organic sugar cane plantation
One of CADO´s organic sugar cane farmers who produce alcohol
Organic sugar cane farmers, producers of alcohol
A visit to the high-technology ethanol rectification plant