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Certification in the coffee sector


Certification in the coffee sector

This group aims to discuss certification related issues such as advantages, challenges, various types of certifications and various certification bodies available for coffee organizations . Please join the group to discuss these issues among others related to certification.

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Latest Activity: Sep 17, 2015

Certification in the coffee sector

Certification is a concept that is widely being discussed in the coffee industry with farmers and producer organizations wanting to know more on the benefits and challenges of certification.This group will be spearheaded by Amos Thiong'o a certification expert from Agri-Profocus Kenya. The group is interactive and aims to cover all coffee certification related questions that members of the network may have.

Please join the group and ask questions or post a comment on your experience on certification .


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Benefits from Certification 1 Reply

Dear Friends,I represent UTZ Certified in India since 2 years. I have worked with different stakeholders/partners involved in the process of certification.According to your experience, what are the…Continue

Started by NEELKANT PANDHARE. Last reply by Amos Thiongo Sep 23, 2014.

How Voluntary are the certification schemes in coffee? 3 Replies

Voluntary certification schemes including UTZ, Rainforest Alliance, Organic, Fairtrade, 4C... etc convey themselves as voluntary. That means farmers have the choice to be certified or not. However,…Continue

Started by Amos Thiongo. Last reply by Amos Thiongo Sep 11, 2014.


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