Retail and specialty roasters

The Bird-Friendly website at the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center has made it easier to find local and online retailers of Bird-Friendly certified coffee. There is an interactive map to find […]

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 CAFÁ‰ Practices program. Check it […]

Revised on December 11, 2018

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

Revised on November 14, 2019

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

Revised on November 29, 2020

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

Revised on May 20, 2021

Some greenwashing in the Keurig Green Mountain sustaianbility report.

Revised on December 7, 2020

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

Revised on June 8, 2021

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

Revised on July 8, 2021

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 March 4, 2021

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 December 7, 2020

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

Revised on November 23, 2020

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.

Revised on November 14, 2019

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

Revised on April 23, 2021

Sips: Starbucks news

by JulieCraves on June 26, 2012

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

Revised on November 14, 2019

Industry report shows five

Revised on December 3, 2020