Over 445,000 coffee farmers and workers benefit from the UTZ program in 23 countries. Since 2002 more than 176 billion cups of UTZ certified coffee have bene sold in 88 countries.
UTZ is the benchmark for the sustainable production of coffee, tea (including rooibos and herbal teas) and cocoa. Our years of experience in these sectors means consumers can be sure that UTZ certified products have been sourced in a way that is fair to producers, suppliers and the environment.
More than 465,000 cocoa farmers benefit from the UTZ program in 19 countries. Since 2009 enough cocoa has been sold as UTZ certified to make 35 billion chocolate bars of 100 grams to be enjoyed in 135 countries.
More than 71,000 tea farmers and workers benefit from UTZ certification in 12 countries. Over 7 billion cups of UTZ certified tea have been made since 2011 in 50 countries.
The UTZ hazelnut program includes over 2000 farmers belonging to eleven producer groups in Turkey. In 2015 the first batch of certified hazelnuts was produced and are now on the market.