The Rainforest Alliance is aware of an investigative report published on October 23, 2019 in the Washington Post, which highlights challenges in cocoa farming in Côte d’Ivoire, one of the most important cocoa-producing countries in the world. The Rainforest Alliance became aware of these challenges after our regular monitoring activities identified non-compliances with our certification […]

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Our Response to the Washington Post’s Report on Challenges in Cocoa Farming in West Africa

The Rainforest Alliance is aware of an investigative report published on October 23, 2019 in the Washington Post, which highlights challenges in cocoa farming in Côte d’Ivoire, one of the most important cocoa-producing countries in the world. The Rainforest Alliance became aware of these challenges after our regular monitoring activities identified non-compliances with our certification […]

UTZ Statistics Report 2018: Coffee

Continued growth in certified coffee market

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.

UTZ Statistics Report 2018: Cocoa

Stabilizing supply and demand for certified cocoa

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 Rainforest Alliance launches cocoa assurance plan in West Africa

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 […]

 
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