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Name:
Aroma Forest
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Business Name:

Aroma Forest

Location:

-21.498435749201214, 46.34033203125

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Country:

Madagascar

Region:
Eastern Africa
In Business Since:
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Do you have experience exporting directly?

Yes

Describe yourself in 140 characters or less:

Trading company founded in Madagascar by the NGO Man and the Environment (MATE) to produce and market essential oils.

Bio:

Aroma Forest sources products from three areas in Madagascar. These areas are not protected and each has a suite of endemic endangered species that are threatened by illegal hunting and rapid habitat loss through slash and burn agriculture.

Aroma Forest is a for-profit trading company founded in Madagascar to produce and market essential oils. Aroma Forest was created by the NGO, Man And The Environment (MATE). MATE’s goal is to support the sustainable management of forests and conservation of biodiversity by the local communities in Madagascar. MATE and Aroma Forest work with communities in high poverty areas in the eastern and northwestern rainforest regions of Madagascar. The goal of the business is to create jobs and increase revenues for poor rural communities while conserving biodiversity. In each of the sites where essential oils are sourced, MATE has entered into contracts with the Government of Madagascar and local communities to ensure sustainable management.

**All images from Creative Commons. Specific Authors Spices images: Elroy Serrao, Michael Wifall.

Number of employees:

1-10

Size of business (annual sales in US$)

US$250,001-US$1,000,000

What is your primary language?

English

Products of interest
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Manufacturer, processor

Export to

France; UK; Germany; China; japan; Switzerland;Canada; USA

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Aroma Forest

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Do you export directly?
About Us
Aroma Forest sources products from three areas in Madagascar. These areas are not protected and each has a suite of endemic endangered species that are threatened by illegal hunting and rapid habitat loss through slash and burn agriculture.

Aroma Forest is a for-profit trading company founded in Madagascar to produce and market essential oils. Aroma Forest was created by the NGO, Man And The Environment (MATE). MATE’s goal is to support the sustainable management of forests and conservation of biodiversity by the local communities in Madagascar. MATE and Aroma Forest work with communities in high poverty areas in the eastern and northwestern rainforest regions of Madagascar. The goal of the business is to create jobs and increase revenues for poor rural communities while conserving biodiversity. In each of the sites where essential oils are sourced, MATE has entered into contracts with the Government of Madagascar and local communities to ensure sustainable management.

**All images from Creative Commons. Specific Authors Spices images: Elroy Serrao, Michael Wifall.