Hazelnuts are in many of our favorite treats, but do you know how they’re produced? How about where? With our recent expansion into the hazelnut sector, we tell you everything you need to know about hazelnuts and the sustainability needs around their production.Continue reading
Hazelnuts are in many of our favorite treats, but do you know how they’re produced? How about where? With our recent expansion into the hazelnut sector, we tell you everything you need to know about hazelnuts and the sustainability needs around their production.
In a world where green washing is prevalent, trusting sustainability claims can be difficult. The ISEAL Alliance’s five universal truths of sustainability claims provides some guidance with this task. We dive into the truths and see how the UTZ program stacks up.
The certification process can seem complex from the outside, but it’s good to know how it works in order to truly appreciate its impact. We take you through the UTZ certification flow step-by-step so you can understand the strategic mix of certification standards, trainings, audits and traceability that underpin the UTZ label.
Poverty is an undeniable issue in coffee, cocoa and tea producing countries — one the UTZ program aims to fight through better business and agricultural practices. But how does UTZ certification actually equate to better incomes for farmers?
When talking about sourcing UTZ certified cocoa, the term ‘mass balance’ comes up naturally. But what is mass balance, exactly? Maybe you have a rough idea but you’d struggle to explain it to someone else. Or maybe you’ve never even heard of it. Either way, here are five things you need to know and tools to help you explain.
How do you know you can trust the UTZ program? With so many standards to choose from, knowing what to look out for is important. From constant monitoring to strict standards, discover the UTZ credentials and all of the work that goes into upholding the UTZ Code of Conduct.
Where did the name “UTZ” come from? How do you say it? What does it mean? Find out answers to these questions and more in the story of UTZ. From coffee farming in Guatemala to the largest cocoa and coffee certification program in the world, we explain how it all began.
More and more businesses begin to recognize the benefits of sustainability. UTZ is here to help you source sustainably and get the most out of certification. Read on for 5 reasons why UTZ is the solution for your sustainability needs.