Retail and Foodservice Companies Now Included in Rainforest Alliance Certification and Traceability: What You Need to Know
As part of our 2020 Certification Program, certain retailers are now able to earn certification.
The Rainforest Alliance’s Africa Cocoa Fund (ACF) is a three-year, $5 million fund to support cocoa farmers and help preserve the local landscapes in West and Central Africa.
We are extending the transition timelines for farm certificate holders to allow more time to fully embrace and implement the new standard.
As we all navigate this difficult COVID-19 pandemic, we are committed to working together with our company partners to adapt to the changing conditions.
Farmer poverty is an enduring issue in the cocoa sector. Our 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard addresses this critical issue from many angles, including the introduction of Origin Matching Mass Balance in cocoa.
The Rainforest Alliance: Addressing the Challenge of Child Labor in the Coffee Sector, Latin America
The Rainforest Alliance acknowledges a recent investigative report produced by ABC News Nightline, which includes allegations of child labor found on select certified coffee farms in Chiapas, Mexico during the 2021 coffee harvest.