The Latin American Candle Manufacturers Association - ALAFAVE – was created in 1999 as a non-profit association by a group of candle manufacturers and suppliers to the candle industry. The goals of ALAFAVE are:
- To promote the Latin American candle industry through the sponsorship of conferences where the exchange of technical, market and regulatory information among its members takes place.
- To promote the production of quality candles and the safe use of candles in the region.
- To strengthen the integration of the Latin American candle industry in today’s global economy.