“15 years ago, it was an inspiration for us to go through difficult times and see the light at the end of the tunnel. UTZ made us stronger, and connected to the world. Now it’s a critical mass that’s taking over, and it’s inspirational.” Reflections of the first UTZ coffee farmer in Colombia as we celebrate 15 years of UTZ.

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Daniel Katz, Rainforest Alliance: “Sustainable transformation must be driven by industry leadership and consumer demand”

Daniel Katz, founder and chairman of the board of the Rainforest Alliance, explains how the planned merger with UTZ will be a major step forward for sustainability. “We will have the capacity to integrate our comprehensive vision of sustainability into the supply chains of some of the world’s largest and best-known brands.”

Everything you need to know about Rooibos

Rooibos is a plant unique to South Africa and an herbal tea that’s been increasing in popularity all around the world. It’s also been part of the UTZ program since 2010. Learn more about this distinctive ‘redbush’, from who produces it to the challenges facing the sector and what we as an organization are doing about it.

Transforming the market for sustainability

To make sector change towards sustainability possible, it all comes down to the commitment of companies. These are some of the forward thinking companies making commitments to 100% sustainable sourcing, using certification to help them reach that goal. Is your company the next one?

UTZ and the Rainforest Alliance announce merger

UTZ and the Rainforest Alliance have announced their intention to merge. As a truly global organization, we will have a greater reach and stronger voice, creating even more impact for farmers, communities, and our planet. And a greater ability to provide you with better services and solutions to your challenges.

Everything you need to know about herbal tea

Herbal teas are becoming more and more popular. But what distinguishes herbal tea from normal tea? We go over everything you need to know about this diverse and growing industry, from its origins to the challenges it faces today and what UTZ is doing about it.

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