News from the Rainforest Alliance

Jun 11 2014 - 8:21am
June 11, 2014

The Rainforest Alliance announces Peruvian pomegranate farm Fundo Teresita, owned by Agroinversiones Valle y Pampa Perú S.A., has earned Rainforest Alliance certification, becoming the first pomegranate producer in Latin America, and the second in the world, to meet the comprehensive standards of the Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN). To achieve certification, Fundo Teresita...

May 7 2014 - 1:05pm
May 7, 2014 Annual Spring Gala Recognizes Global Leaders in Sustainability

The Rainforest Alliance, a global sustainability nonprofit, is proud to announce the recipients of the 2014 Sustainable Standard-Setter Award. The awards will be presented on May 7 at the annual spring gala at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The award honors businesses and individuals that...

Apr 25 2014 - 12:42pm
April 25, 2014 100% of coffees evaluated earned specialty categorization, demonstrating that sustainable farming practices lead to quality in the cup.

The Rainforest Alliance announces record breaking scores from the spring Cupping for Quality, with 100 percent of the coffees evaluated earning scores of about 80 -- the threshold for specialty categorization according to the SCAA cupping...

Apr 25 2014 - 11:40am
April 25, 2014 NYC Meeting Convenes Business Leaders Driving Growth of Sustainable Production and Consumption Across Markets and Around the World What?

On May 7, over 150 business and NGO leaders from around the world will converge on the world headquarters of Citi in Manhattan for a daylong workshop on sustainability and certification, sponsored by the Rainforest Alliance.