Timelines for New Rainforest Alliance Seal Use on Coffee, Tea, Banana, Hazelnut, Flower, Fruit, Juice, Palm & Coconut Oil and Herbs & Spices Products
By late April/beginning of May, all our partner companies will receive the Rainforest Alliance’s new certification seal for product packaging, along with (technical) guidance and support documents. The new seal will replace the current Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal and the UTZ label. Here’s a time line for implementation.
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™ […]
We are now almost a year out from the official start date of the Rainforest Alliance-UTZ merger. In that time, both the Rainforest Alliance and UTZ been working hard behind the scenes to develop a new combined standard, which we expect to launch in late 2019. We’re also focused on creating a seamless transition process […]