Retail and specialty roasters

I have written a post at Daily Coffee News providing an overview and fresh update on the coffee sourcing standards of Starbucks, known as the CAFÉ Practices program. Check it […]

Unfortunately, Caribou no longer discloses the amount of coffee they buy, but it is still all Rainforest Alliance certified.

Keurig Green Mountain is buying more and more coffee, but less of it is eco-certified.

K-Cups still can’t be recycled. Same old, same old.

Revised on April 18, 2016

Some greenwashing in the Keurig Green Mountain sustaianbility report.

Revised on February 21, 2016

What is a certified B Corp, and which coffee companies have the certification?

Revised on January 25, 2016

An update on the accelerating pace of land use for coffee growing in China and its environmental impact.

Revised on March 11, 2016

Recent actions by the new owners of Caribou Coffee (Joh. A. Benckiser Group, a private German holding company), seem to indicate a move towards away from sustainably-sourced and 100%-certified coffees. Just what I was afraid of.

Revised on February 20, 2016

Caribou Coffee Co., the first U.S. major coffee company to source all its beans from Rainforest Alliance certified farms has been acquired by a private German holding company.

Revised on March 5, 2016

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

Revised on January 18, 2013

Allegro Coffee’s latest Special Reserve selection is Nicaragua El Jaguar. This farm preserves a beautiful high-elevation cloud forest, grows coffee in over a dozen plots interspersed with managed forest, and is Rainforest Alliance certified.

A look at Archer Farms brand coffee by Coffee Bean International, available at Target.

Revised on December 21, 2015

Sips: Starbucks news

by JulieCraves on June 26, 2012

Starbucks news: the good, the better, and the ugly.

Revised on March 23, 2014

Industry report shows five

Revised on December 11, 2015

Starbucks has been assessing the impacts of its CAFÉ Practices coffee sourcing program. While other big coffee companies trumpet their empty sustainability claims, Starbucks has been releasing these reports with a minimum of flag-waving and no attempt at greenwashing.

Revised on March 4, 2016