The publication of the Rainforest Alliance’s new 2020 Certification Program is coming closer. As we want to ensure an easy transition for our partners, we are happy to announce that from July 1, 2020, we will offer companies full mutual recognition for coffee, vanilla and herbal infusions (including rooibos).
From July 1 2020, the Rainforest Alliance will expand full mutual recognition to coffee, vanilla and herbal infusions (including rooibos), adding to the cocoa, tea and hazelnut mutual recognition launched in July 2019. This means that companies at the end of the supply chain for these crops will be able to source Rainforest Alliance Certified™ […]
Seven German retailers, Aldi Nord, Aldi Sud, Lidl, dm, REWE, Kaufland, and Tegut set themselves the goal to work towards providing a living income and living wage for farmers and workers in their supply chains.
The UTZ program, Lidl, and CARE partner on a two-year initiative called ‘Project Guatemala’, focusing on gender inclusiveness and women’s empowerment. Our aim is to make coffee production more sustainable while also improving the lives of the women who cultivate it. One year in, it’s time to report on the progress we’ve made.
It’s fair to say that farming communities face even greater challenges now than they did 15 years ago.
Together Is Better: Providing a More Equitable Return to Farming Communities