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 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.
A 2017 study on market potential for certified coffee in Belgium reveals that 3rd party certification could become the norm if large roasters would commit to sustainable sourcing. It also shows that certification schemes should collaborate to help change the perception of certification from a cost to an investment for companies.
Trust is down. Expectations are up. According to a recent global study by BBMG and GlobeScan, for the first time since 2009, more consumers say they have punished companies for their behavior rather than rewarded them.
In a world of complex supply chains and more important priorities, many companies overlook supply chain responsibility. But at what cost? A report from The Economist Intelligence published in July 2017 investigates further and cites certification as a valuable tool for companies.
Our intended merger with the Rainforest Alliance is a major milestone in UTZ’s history. We see it as a chance to be more innovative together, and in partnership with our stakeholders. But what do our stakeholders think? Here is a selection of responses from the market.
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?