Herbs and spices are used in a variety of foods, beverages and flavorings and provide important income to farmers. Many of these are certified to Rainforest Alliance, UTZ, and/or Union for Ethical Biotrade (UEBT) standards. New Herbs and Spices Program with UEBT The Rainforest Alliance is developing a new Herbs and Spices Program that will […]
Topics: Supply Chain Certification
Environmentalists are increasingly concerned that fires in the Amazon are growing at an alarming rate – risking the ‘collapse’ of the world’s largest rainforest.
Amazon rainforest could ‘collapse’ as 2020 fires set to be most devastating yet
The Rainforest Alliance strongly believes that certification is a tool that works best when tailored to meet farmers' and community needs and when supported by a long-term commitment from all actors in the supply chain.
How the Rainforest Alliance are “Reimagining” Sustainability Certification
Rainforest Alliance has announced new, more robust criteria for certification. Companies that want to sport the frog logo must strengthen their commitments to society, economy and environment.
Rainforest Alliance Certification gets a 2020 upgrade
The announcement in the UK that Nestlé’s two and four-finger KitKats will switch from Fairtrade to Rainforest Alliance certification has generated a lot of interest, including some questions. In addition to Nestlé’s FAQ, we would like to take a moment to address some of the issues raised.