Friday, December 24, 2010

Catalan dairy products

Our dairy farm is backed by ISO 9001-2000 quality certificate. Girona Provincial Council gave the award for best milk in the surrounding region

La Fageda
has an annual turnover of 10 million euros and sells 35 millions yoghurts. Competing with some of the world’s largest food producers, La Fageda offers high-quality dairy products while ensuring social and labour integration for people with mental disabilities.

La Fageda is a cooperative of 270 workers, of which 150 suffer some form of mental illness or handicap. The cooperative is owned by the workers, who become shareholders by paying 60 euros upon entry. A support programme has also been developed and comprises of a group of psychologists who follow each worker's personal and professional rehabilitation.

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