The UTZ coffee program continues growing remarkably. In 2018 we saw a significant increase of certified coffee sales, and estimated production volumes expanded substantially. Check our infographic for the latest market insights and download the full report.Continue reading
The UTZ coffee program continues growing remarkably. In 2018 we saw a significant increase of certified coffee sales, and estimated production volumes expanded substantially. Check our infographic for the latest market insights and download the full report.
The 2018 UTZ Cocoa Statistics Report shows further strengthening of our existing certified supply chains with stabilizing supply of and demand for certified cocoa. Check our infographic for the latest market insights and download the full report.
The 2018 UTZ Tea Statistics Report shows a stabilized reach of the tea program over the past years, with a significant growth of the UTZ Herbal tea in 2018, in both supply and demand. Check our infographic for the latest market insights and download the full report.
We launched the UTZ hazelnut program in 2014 to tackle low productivity, child labor, and poor living and working conditions on farms in the sector. Five years later, find out what we’ve achieved.
The Rainforest Alliance is committed to driving positive impacts in the cocoa sector in West Africa and other cocoa growing regions around the world. Over recent years, the UTZ and the Rainforest Alliance cocoa programs have expanded significantly and with that expansion comes greater responsibility. In May 2018 following the merger with UTZ, the Rainforest […]
While we continue to work hard on a new and improved certification program, we are beginning the transition process for companies. The first step is mutual recognition of the current Chain of Custody certification, which will simplify processes until the new certification is launched. This is how it can benefit companies.
Together with the Global Coffee Platform we want to make the coffee sector long term sustainable. We support the setup of various National Coffee Platforms. Rainforest Alliance’s Christine Hornikal explains how these platforms play an important role in our mission and talks about benefits in Indonesia, Uganda and Honduras.
Five years after launching the UTZ hazelnut program, it’s now easier than ever for cocoa companies to secure a steady supply of certified hazelnuts for their products. We talk with Leonie Haakshorst, manager of the program, to get an update on where we’re at now, the strides we’ve made and where the program is headed.
How can digitization be best used by companies that want to tackle critical issues in their supply chains? Daan de Vries, Chief Innovation & Technology Officer talks about bringing technology and the power of data into sustainable supply chain management and the importance of joining forces to scale up digitization in the field.
How one Indian coffee farmer group protects nature, empowers farmers and sets an example across a region
The Western Ghats Sustainable Farming Consortium is a coffee smallholder group in India dedicated to preserving the unique biodiversity of their region. We speak with Thribuvan Sathvik, member of the consortium, about how certification has improved their practices and how it’s empowering farmers to get more for their products.