Thanks, Rob! I just want to clarify this statement: "Every certifier listed here conducts yearly farm audits. They all charge the farmers for those audits. They all charge buyers for the right to use their labels, with the exception of the Rainforest Alliance, which charges large farmers a certification fee that buyers sometimes defray." I think what you mean to say is that the Rainforest Alliance does not charge companies a licensing fee like other certification programs do, but some larger companies do decide to pay for the audit fees of their supplier farms. We do not regulate this and I just want to clarify that we don't charge farms a "certification fee" in addition to an "audit fee". Those are one in the same. Thanks!


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