It is located in the northern region of Thailand and has grown to become one of the largest organic jasmine rice producers in the world. Urmatt's transition to 100% organic operations has made it a leader in its environmental practice.
Trade finance from Triodos Sustainable Trade Fund enables Urmatt to increase its organic rice activities and expand its product line while paying farmers a fair and immediate wage upon delivery. A loan from Hivos-Triodos Fund is used to expand Urmatt's processing capacity.
KEY INDICATORS as of 31 December 2015:
- number of farmers: 1,801
- number of hectares: 2,200 hectares of sustainably