Ceuta Produce given honors by Mexican Labor Department

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Ceuta Produce given honors by Mexican Labor Department

The parent company of U.S. distributor Farmer’s Best has received a distinction from the Mexican Department of Labor and Social Welfare for its level of inclusiveness in the workplace.farmers-best-bell-peppers

The distinguished "Gilberto Rincon Gallardo" award was given on Dec. 2, taking into account Ceuta Produce's best practices in the areas of equal opportunity and non-discrimination, its assistance and empowerment of minorities and people with disabilities, and how it upholds social responsibility and human rights in day-to-day operations.

The objectives of this award are to:
• Provide a work environment that fosters the potential of all employees and celebrates work achievements
• Foster inclusion of all people in public and private sector work environments and promote anti-discrimination legislation
• Promote work conditions that provide equal benefits to all employees
• Promote the autonomy and independence of all employees with an assurance of equal labor inclusion
• Contribute working towards legislative and cultural changes that promote inclusiveness and that create discrimination and violence-free environments within all work environments

“We are honored to have helped Ceuta Produce receive this award,” said Farmer's Best general manager Leonardo Tarriba.

"We hold an unshakable belief and commitment to social responsibility and offer our workers a community of support for them and their families, sustainable employment and programs to accelerate community and employee development."

For the past 12 years, Farmer’s Best has been named a socially responsible company by Empresa Socialmente Responsible, which recognizes companies that concentrate on quality of life for workers, business ethics, community engagement and environmental issues.

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