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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.
Cooperativa de Servicios Multiples Sol y Café Ltda (Coop Sol y Café) was established in March of 2008 to unite over 1,000 farmers. This included rice and cacao producers. The co-op was originally formed to collectively make agronomic and economic decisions. They continue to work towards the sustainability of their crops and development for the future by maintaining the Organic and Fair Trade certifications. Peru offers a well-balanced, clean cup with a buttery mouthfeel and citrusy acidity.