UTZ – Sustainable Farming
UTZ is a certification program for sustainable farming. It’s label covers over 10,000 different products in over 116 different countries. Yet still only a small percentage of the world coffee and Cocoa is UTZ certified.
UTZ stands for sustainable farming of coffee, cocoa and tea. It is a non profit organisation who’s aim is create a world where sustainability is a global way of life. To protect and respect the worlds resources by implementing good management, agricultural practices, improving the crops, income and working conditions for the workers and their families.
UTZ follows it’s own certified code of conduct based on the ILO Conventions and the many stakeholders including the farmers that use it. The system of certification is based on continuous improvement over time such as quality, yield, management, inspection, provision of social, ethical and environmental standards. UTZ products are traceable using an online web based system. All in all leading to a better future ensuring that the people and the planet prosper and consumers can enjoy and trust the products they buy.