Certifications

FAIRTRADE

Fairtrade is a global movement with a strong and active presence in the UK, represented by the Fairtrade Foundation.Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers.

USDA ORGANIC

USDA is committed to helping organic agriculture grow and thrive.Organic agriculture produces products using methods that preserve the environment and avoid most synthetic materials, such as pesticides and antibiotics. USDA organic standards describe how farmers grow crops and raise livestock and which materials they may use.

EU ORGANIC FARMING

EU organic farming- The EU organic sector is developing rapidly. On average over the past decade, the area of organic farmland in the EU increased by half a million hectares - every year. There are now over 186 000 farms cultivating organic farmland across the EU. This website is here to provide you with all the information you need to know about organics in the European Union.

Geographical Indication (GI)

GI - is a sign used on certain products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin (e.g. a town, region, or country). The use of a GI acts as a certification that the product possesses certain qualities, is made according to traditional methods, or enjoys a certain reputation, due to its geographical origin.

Member of Specialty Coffee Association of America

As a non-profit membership association, SCAE has established an enormous network of coffee lovers and industry professionals across more than 90 countries worldwide, with many also working through a National chapter that offers a programme of coffee events, training workshops, competitions and social activities on a local level.

Member of Specialty Coffee Association of Europe

Established in 1982 by a small group of coffee professionals seeking a common forum to discuss issues and set quality standards for the specialty coffee trade, the SCAA is now the world's largest coffee trade association with nearly 2,500 company members. SCAA members can rightfully be credited for much of the growth and success the specialty coffee industry has experienced over the past twenty-five years.