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November 14, 2019

Coffee and Conservation

Sips

I’ve been keeping up with many important developments in the world of sustainable coffee. Here are the ones you should be reading: Regarding coffee certifications: An open letter to UTZ […]

by JulieCraves at November 14, 2019 12:54 PM

Rainforest Alliance and UTZ to merge

Rainforest Alliance and UTZ (Certified), two major certifiers of coffee and other products, are merging.

by JulieCraves at November 14, 2019 12:54 PM

Sips: Recent coffee-related news

A short round-up of coffee news. Keurig is finally designing a more eco-friendly K-cup, Washington Post. I have written many times about K-Cups: the excess waste, when the company said […]

by JulieCraves at November 14, 2019 12:54 PM

The new Rainforest Alliance shade requirements

A new standard for Rainforest Alliance certification has been issued. Here, the changes to the "shade" criteria are explained.

by JulieCraves at November 14, 2019 12:54 PM

The Power of Organic Coffee

This article originally appeared in the Specialty Coffee Association of America's member publication, the SCAA Chronicle.

by JulieCraves at November 14, 2019 12:54 PM

Resources for new readers

Resources for Michigan Blue Magazine readers and American Birding Association members on the birds and coffee connection.

by JulieCraves at November 14, 2019 12:54 PM

Know Your Coffee Birds: Elfin-woods Warbler

A profile of a bird species that has a very special, recently defined connection to coffee.

by JulieCraves at November 14, 2019 12:54 PM

Nestlé 2015 sustainability report: What you need to know

Nestlé, owner of Nespresso and Nescafe, reveals how much coffee it purchased last year, and how much was traceable to source.

by JulieCraves at November 14, 2019 12:54 PM

Rainforest Alliance impacts report, Part 2

Studies in the Rainforest Alliance impacts reports hint at why some criteria in the proposed standard may be weaker.

by JulieCraves at November 14, 2019 12:54 PM