IPM Coalition

integrated pest management

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Early 2016 FSAS conducted in collaboration with Nucleus Foundation, Sri Lanka, the External Evaluation of this programme, implemented by UTZ, Douwe Egberts Foundation and various Sri Lankan tea institutions. The purpose of this evaluation was to inform UTZ and stakeholders on the outcomes of the tea programme and draw lessons and recommendations. Outcomes were specified […]

Saturday, January 20, 2018

A new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit has found that four in five business executives claim their companies have a responsible supply chain, but less than a quarter of global businesses are working to address issues like climate change and child labor. The report sets out the direct link with brand reputation, as well […]
Het bericht No more excuses – responsible supply chains in a globalised world verscheen eerst op UTZ.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Last May experts* in tea production and pest control gathered in Coonor, India, during a two day workshop by UTZ on Integrated Pest Management (IPM). IPM promotes the use of alternative methods for pest and disease control while increasing productivity and reducing risks to human health and environment. This means that producers implement good agricultural […]
Het bericht Challenges and opportunities for pest control in south India – a hands-on workshop verscheen eerst op UTZ.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

The UTZ Supervisory Board (SB) welcomes a new member in its midst: Dr. Anurag Priyadarshi. Dr. Anurag Priyadarshi is an Indian national who is the Global Sustainability Manager at Tata Global Beverages and he will be a supply chain representative in our Supervisory Board. He brings over 19 years of experience in sustainable agriculture and […]
Het bericht Welcome to new Supervisory Board member verscheen eerst op UTZ.

Friday, September 8, 2017

We are pleased to announce that UTZ’s leadership team has been strengthened with the appointment of a new Global Markets Director, Justin Leavenworth. Justin will focus on leading UTZ’s relationships with companies around the world, helping them to put sustainability at the core of their business practices. His expertise lies in strategic business growth and […]
Het bericht UTZ announces new Global Markets Director verscheen eerst op UTZ.

Friday, September 8, 2017

A new study has named the top 11 sustainability labels in the Netherlands, with UTZ receiving the highest score out of all the labels that cover cocoa, coffee and tea. 90 labels and food brands were ranked on their sustainability requirements, transparency and control processes. Other labels listed in the top 11 alongside UTZ included […]
Het bericht UTZ named best sustainability label for cocoa, coffee and tea verscheen eerst op UTZ.

Friday, September 8, 2017

[CLOSED] UTZ is inviting proposals for an external evaluation of its coffee program in Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala (2005-2015). Deadline for applications: December, 4. The evaluation will be carried out between January and June, 2017. Documents necessary to apply: Request for Proposals Quality Standard for External Evaluations Expression of Interest (narrative format) Expression of Interest […]
Het bericht Request for proposals for external evaluation verscheen eerst op UTZ.

Friday, September 8, 2017

We are happy to announce the appointment of two new Supervisory Board (SB) members. The UTZ SB oversees the Executive Team and for a number of important matters, the SB’s approval is required before the Executive Team can pass resolutions. The Supervisory Board has a multi-stakeholder composition and should at a minimum, have members drawn […]
Het bericht Changes in UTZ’s Supervisory Board composition verscheen eerst op UTZ.

Friday, August 4, 2017

… certification in coffee, cocoa and cotton Farmers using sustainability standards have … was improved. The study covered Fairtrade, UTZ Certified, Sustainable Agriculture Network … Sustainable Coffee Platform), Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), Cotton made in Africa (CmiA …

Saturday, June 10, 2017

UTZ и Rainforest Alliance объединяются в единую сертификационную системуCoffeeTea.RuДва крупнейших агентства по сертификации кофе UTZ Certified и Rainforest Alliance заявили о слиянии в единую организацию под именем Rainforest Alliance. Объединенная неправительственная организация займется социальными вопросами ...

Thursday, June 8, 2017

For three years, UTZ has been running a project in Vietnam aimed at empowering coffee farmers to adapt to climate change – while also mitigating the coffee sector’s contribution to the problem. Now the project has come to an end, we reflect on the lessons learned. 139 trainers are now ready to train farmers in […]
Het bericht Empowering Vietnamese coffee farmers to tackle climate change verscheen eerst op UTZ.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

UTZ suspends certification body AfriCert Ltd. June 20th, 2016: Hereby, UTZ announces that the certification body AfriCert Ltd. will be sanctioned with a red card according to the UTZ Sanction Policy described in the document UTZ CB Monitoring System version 2.0, April 2015. This means that AfriCert will be suspended from the UTZ program and […]
Het bericht Protecting the credibility of the UTZ program verscheen eerst op UTZ.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Unpredictable weather patterns are having a growing impact on farmers around the globe, threatening the production of many crops. This year, there has been a severe drought in South Africa. This has major implications for the rooibos harvest, and means that not enough certified rooibos has been produced to fulfill demand from companies. Therefore, UTZ has […]
Het bericht Rooibos harvest verscheen eerst op UTZ.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

A living wage for workers on coffee farms in the Minas Gerais region of Brazil would be R$1629 (477 US dollars) per month, according to new research. The current prevailing wage is R$1307 (383 US dollars) per month. These are the findings of the latest living wage benchmark study to be published by the Global […]
Het bericht New research highlights living wage for coffee workers in Brazil verscheen eerst op UTZ.

Monday, May 15, 2017

tinnhanhchungkhoan

Vốn tư nhân dần chảy vào nông nghiệp | Chứng khoán | ĐTCK
tinnhanhchungkhoan
(ĐTCK) Sau thông điệp của Chính phủ về chủ trương khuyến khích bằng các chính sách cụ thể với các doanh nghiê%3ḅp dân doanh đầu tư vào lĩnh vực nông ...

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Tin tức 24h

Để phát triển cà phê bền vững: Liên kết chuỗi
Tin tức 24h
Các ban ngành liên quan cần tích cực vận động nông dân tăng diện tích cam kết sản xuất cà phê theo tiêu chuẩn quốc tế như UTZ Certified, 4C, thương mại công bằng được Tổ chức Thương mại Công bằng thế giới công nhận và cấp chứng chỉ khi đáp ứng ...

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Cafef.vn

Đến lượt NutiFood nhảy vào cà phê
Cafef.vn
NutiFood vừa mua 25% cổ phần của Công ty Cà phê Phước An (Đắk Lắk), đang quản lý 1.400 ha cà phê đạt chứng nhận UTZ Certified, để trở thành nhà đầu tư chiến lược duy nhất của một doanh nghiệp nhà nước đầu tiên tại Đắk Lắk thực hiện thí điểm cổ ...
NutiFood đầu tư vào Đắk Lắk làm nông nghiệp công nghệ caoBáo Nông Nghiệp Việt Nam (lời châm biếm, lời chế nhạo) (lời tuyên bố phát cho các báo) (sự đăng ký) (Blog)
Đại gia ngành sữa đổ hơn 1.000 tỷ vào nông nghiệpBáo giao thông

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Famous faeces: the story behind the civet-poo coffee crazeThe Northern Daily LeaderCoffee certifiers Rainforest Alliance and UTZ Certified – the world's leading label for sustainable coffee production – no longer certify coffee producers that use caged civets or other animals. And in June 2015, Indonesia introduced standards for ...

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Certificação agrícola: por quê?
Grupo Cultivar (Assinatura)
Dentre outros, são mais conhecidos o Fair Trade e Rainforest Alliance, com maior atuação na área de cafeicultura; o Selo FSC, mais ligado à exploração da madeira e castanhas; UTZ Certified, Ethical Trading Initiative, e outros. Em culturas anuais a ...

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Food Engineering Magazine (registration)

3 Emerging industry trends at FA&M 2017
Food Engineering Magazine (registration)
One of the things WhiteWave focuses on is cocoa sustainability. Although it only buys a relatively small amount of cocoa compared to bigger players in the sector, WhiteWave felt it was an important issue. So now, all of the company's cocoa is UTZ ...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Gezondheidsnet

Hoe koffie jouw gezondheid kan beïnvloeden
Gezondheidsnet
Koffie wordt in de volksmond ook wel "het zwarte goud" en "bakkie leut, pleur of troost" genoemd. Het is de meest gedronken drank in Nederland; we drinken zo'n 150 liter koffie per persoon per jaar. Reden genoeg om meer over koffie te weten te komen.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Daily Coffee News

Roast Wins 'Maggie' Awards for Best Feature Story, Best Cover
Daily Coffee News
UTZ Certified got its start in coffee in Guatemala in 2001. From its inception, one of its “key aims was to improve the conditions of workers on coffee plantations,” says Business Development Advisor for the Americas Miguel Zamora. Today, UTZ Certified ...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

НАША ГАЗЕТА

Приглашаем на субботник в Харитоновском парке в Екатеринбурге: за участие дарится вкусный обед
НАША ГАЗЕТА
Кофе в «Макдоналдс» имеет специальный «экологически рациональный UTZ сертификат» (UTZ CERTIFIED) - международный сертификат ответственности, относящийся к кофейному производству. Он означает, что кофе произведен с ...

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Filipino Times (press release)

Where will we meet? The Coffee Club
The Filipino Times (press release)
They have a variety of hot drinks from Espresso, Macchiato, Café Latte, Chai Latte, to mention a few, and the good news is when you buy UTZ Certified coffee, cocoa or tea you are helping build a better future. UTZ Certified stands for sustainable ...

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Citifmonline

Cocoa farmers to benefit from GHc1 million bonus
Citifmonline
About 14,400 UTZ certified cocoa farmers in two regions – Ashanti and Western, are to benefit from a bonus of GH¢1,147,696.00. The money will be made available by Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Company Limited, a subsidiary of Barry Callebaut – the world's ...

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Ghana News Agency

14400 cocoa farmers benefit from GH¢1147696.00 bonus
Ghana News Agency
Sefwi-Bekwai (W/R), April 13, GNA – Fourteen thousand, four hundred (14,400) UTZ certified cocoa farmers in two regions – Ashanti and Western, are to benefit from a bonus of GH¢1,147,696.00. The money is coming from Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Company ...

Thursday, March 30, 2017

GlobeNewswire (press release)

Dairy Free Frozen Dessert Options Continue to Grow! So Delicious Dairy Free Launches New Cashewmilk Bars
GlobeNewswire (press release)
So Delicious chocolate flavored offerings also always use UTZ Certified cocoa. Both So Delicious Dairy Free frozen dessert bar flavors are rolling out to stores nationally in time for the 2017 summer season. About So Delicious® Dairy Free So Delicious ...

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

GirlTalkHQ (blog)

How Female Cocoa Farmers In West Africa Play A Key Role In Creating Sustainable Communities
GirlTalkHQ (blog)
... a program and label for sustainable farming of coffee, cocoa and tea. The mission of UTZ is to create a world where sustainable farming is the norm, and training is key to the success of the UTZ programs. UTZ certified farmers grew 20% of global ...

Monday, December 12, 2016

Mother Nature Network (blog)

What does that chocolate label mean?
Mother Nature Network (blog)
UTZ-certified-logo UTZ is on a "mission is to create a world where sustainable farming is the norm." It is the largest program for sustainable farming of coffee and cocoa in the world. The certification shows consumers that products have been sourced ...

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Forbes

Easy Ways To Shop Smart And Be A Conscious Consumer This Holiday Season
Forbes
"Shop chocolate that includes certifications like UTZ Certified Cacao, Fair Trade Certified, Rainforest Alliance Certified and Fair Trade Federation." These labels ensure that workers in the supply chain of certified companies are paid a fair and ...

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