Policies and rules
As outlined in the Rainforest Alliance 2020 Labeling and Trademarks Policy, certain products can carry the Rainforest Alliance certification seal, if they contain at least the minimum
Appendix B: Herbs and Spices
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 […]