Rainforest Alliance


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Rainforest Alliance

An organization that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices, and consumer behavior. Companies, cooperatives, and landowners that participate in its programs must meet rigorous standards that conserve biodiversity and provide sustainable livelihoods.
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The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that seeks to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods.
The new sustainability standard, a single certification program known as the Rainforest Alliance standard, will utilize the respective strengths of the current Sustainable Agriculture Network and UTZ standards while creating a single auditing process for certificate holders.
In an effort to deliver the highest quality Colombian coffee experience and deliver on our commitment to long term environmental sustainability, our 100% Colombian Peaks now features 50 percent Rainforest Alliance Certified beans while maintaining its signature flavor profile that coffee drinkers love.
The Rainforest Alliance has so far certified 130 million acres of forest and farmland as being under sustainable management in 77 countries, including farms that grow 15% of the world's tea and 14% of its cocoa.
Avery Dennison--whose materials are used for labeling and packaging products by a variety of industries, including apparel, food and beverage and personal care--has been using responsibly sourced paper since 2008 and, with guidance from the Rainforest Alliance, announced an industry-leading paper sourcing policy in 2013.
We are delighted to be part of the Rainforest Alliance movement.
Through working with the Rainforest Alliance to promote sustainable farming practices, Olam is playing a key role in conserving the environment and improving conditions for farm workers and their communities.
Whether your menu already includes Rainforest Alliance certified products or you are thinking about introducing a more ethical range, one option which will sit well with customers, as well as support businesses commercially and sustainably is Almondy Tarta with Daim.
Working together, we have achieved 'gold standard' certification from the 'gold standard' certifier, the Rainforest Alliance," says Bob Grygotis, general manager of the Ashdown Mill.
Already, Magnum's total cocoa volume is at 35,000 tonnes and approximately 30 million people in Western Europe--the first region to launch the products--have experienced Magnum Ghana and Magnum Ecuador, the first products made with some of the highest quality cocoa beans,100% sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified[TM] farms in Ghana and Ecuador.
Handpicked deep in the rainforests and mountains of Latin America, Rich Rewards consists exclusively of 100% certified USDA organic and Rainforest Alliance certified Arabica coffee beans.
In the area, 72 companies certified by Rainforest Alliance predict that they will generate exports worth $9 million in 2011, said Jose Roman, regional manager for the Central America and Caribbean 'Trees' Program by Rainforest Alliance.