Corporate coffee

JM Smucker’s 2013 Corporate Sustainability Report offers nothing new on their coffee plans.

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McDonald’s to promote their coffee sustainability efforts.

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McDonald’s buys more eco-certified coffee and has a stronger commitment to coffee sustainability than most big coffee companies.

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Revised on March 20, 2013

In their latest corporate responsibility report, Nestlé has made it clear they are not interested in third-party coffee certifications, and that their way is better. Whatever that is.

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Massimo Zanetti coffees

by on January 17, 2013

Brands owned: Hills Brothers, MJB, Chock full o’Nuts, and Chase and Sanborn. No transparency, little in the way of eco-friendly coffees despite enormous market share.

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Revised on March 23, 2014

A compilation of all the posts I have done on major coffee brands, retailers, coffee shops, and fast food coffee…so far.

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Revised on January 18, 2013

Dunkin Donuts still has no eco-friendly certified coffee, but has continued greenwashing.

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Revised on March 23, 2014

JM Smuckers, owner of Folgers and other grocery and convenience coffee brands, has a lousy sustainability record. Here’s an update on shareholder pressure to get with the program.

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Revised on October 30, 2013

Let’s try this again

by on March 15, 2012

Shareholders will again propose that Smucker’s develop a coffee sustainability plan JM Smucker Co., owner of coffee brands including Folgers, Millstone, Kava, and Café Bustelo, is the fourth largest buyer […]

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Revised on February 8, 2013

Industry report shows five

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Revised on March 23, 2014

News from big roasters, about big plans, with some science, sustainability, and a self-portrait tossed in.

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Revised on March 23, 2014

How much eco-certified coffee do the world’s major coffee roasters purchase?

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Revised on April 14, 2014

The Fair Trade USA/FLO break-up and its ramifications is seeping into the mainstream media. Recently, for example, the New York Times published an article on the debate on the future […]

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Revised on February 8, 2013

Despite mischaracterization in the media, Nespresso has never set actual recycling goals, they have only claimed they would increase capacity to recycle their coffee capsules.

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Revised on March 23, 2014

Smucker’s, owner of Folgers, Millstone, and Dunkin Donuts brands, is dead last among the major coffee corporations in sustainability reporting and certified coffee purchases. And that is saying something.

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Revised on March 29, 2014