Commitment to Sustainability
Sustainability means that everything we need for a healthy and happy existence is directly or indirectly dependent on our natural environment.
Since excellent coffee beans come form a healthy earth, we think that taking a responsible role in managing our natural resources is essential. So, Barnie’s Coffee & Tea Co. brings you a delicious variety of USDA Organic Certified, Fair Trade Certified™ and Rainforest Alliance Certified™ coffees.
Educated consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about where their food and beverages are sourced and look for ways to make informed purchasing decisions. As you shop at Barnie’s Coffee & Tea Co., look for items which are 100% Natural, USDA Organic Certified, Fair Trade Certified and Rainforest Alliance Certified. In this way, you can make a positive difference in our interconnected global neighborhood.
You can also visit the Websites of these certifying organizations to become more educated about the importance of sustainability.
USDA Organic Certified: http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=organic-agriculture
Fair Trade Certified: http://fairtradeusa.org
Rainforest Alliance Certified: http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/certification-verification
“We believe the rise of the Conscious Consumer will cause a fundamental shift in the way companies do business and create a historic opportunity to reward companies that embrace sustainability.” – Fair Trade USA
“The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and improve livelihoods by promoting and evaluating the implementation of the most globally respected sustainability standards in a variety of fields.” – Rainforest Alliance
“Organic agriculture produces products using methods that preserve the environment and avoid most synthetic materials, such as pesticides and antibiotics.” – USDA Organic Certification