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Brooklyn Roasting Company Announces Four Newly-Certified Q graders On Staff: “The Astrophysicists of the Coffee World”
Fair Trade Certified products are made with people and planet in mind. Rigorous social, environmental and economic standards promote safe working conditions, protect the environment and empower communities to build thriving businesses.
The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. The health of the land is linked to the wellbeing of those who depend on it for their livelihoods.
The USDA provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management. Certification provides economic opportunity through innovation.
OU Kosher provides kosher certification for over 1 Million products in more than 8,500 plants worldwide. It is by far the world’s largest kosher certification and kosher supervision agency. The OU is one of the world’s best-known kosher trademarks.
This offering is produced by ASOPROAAA certainly embodies the ideals of conservation and recovery. Founded in 1998, ASOPROAAA is made up of 1,142 families, 200 of which are involved with coffee and agroforestry. The cooperative provides milling and processing services to farmers, many do not have facilities of their own. This particular cup comes from farmers in the Tarrazu Canton (a small political division within a country) of San Jose, and provides floral notes with some nicely balanced acidity.