This policy is intended to support partners that may be struggling to source enough Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee for their products with the Rainforest Alliance seal. This policy addresses
Policy on measures to address shortages of Rainforest Alliance certified volumes during the transition period for Colombia and Peru
This policy has been authorized for coffee certificate holders in Colombia and Peru in response to the interest shown by certificate holders to continue with the Rainforest Alliance certification
Coffee farms or groups of smallholder farmers that earn the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal are audited annually against a rigorous standard with detailed environmental, social and economic criteria. These criteria are designed to protect biodiversity, deliver financial benefits to farmers, and foster a culture of respect for workers and local communities.