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Coffee: The World in Your Cup. January 24 to June 7, 2009.
Coffee Certification Programs and Resources

Several large and regional coffee companies have standards that resemble certifications. Examples include:

Starbucks CAFE practices
CAFE (Coffee and Farmer Equity) evaluates, recognizes, and rewards producers of high-quality, sustainably- grown coffee

Nestle Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality
Nespresso AAA ensures that their coffees are produced in ways that are respectful of farmers and the environment

Counter Culture Direct Trade Certification
The Counter Culture Direct Trade Model focuses on building strong relationships with grower partners to increase quality, sustainability, and learning

Farmer raking coffee beans
Raking coffee beans (Guatemala)
Photo by Gabe Rodrigez, courtesy of Finca Vista Hermosa and Onyx Coffee