By being a member of La Riojana co-operative, not only are you able to vote on how the Fairtrade Premium is invested at the annual assembly, you are guaranteed a range of services and support. These include:
- The re-assurance you will receive a price for your grapes that is fair and higher than the average market price.
- Access to financial support and special credit terms and loans.
- Free technical assistance in your vineyard from then the co-operative’s agricultural team.
- Collective hail insurance from a central fund that compensates members who suffer from loss of production as a result of hail
- The fair distribution of profits amongst members to help re-invest in items such as new machinery to help improve production.
- Cheaper central purchasing rates for products such as diesel and fertiliser