We are proud of our third-party procedural and product certifications, which assure that our operations and products conform to the strictest internationally recognized standards.
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Food Safety, Quality and Environmental Certifications
The internationally recognized standard for quality of management systems (accredited by ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc.)
The internationally recognized standard for environmental management systems (accredited by ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc.)
The internationally recognized standard for food safety management systems (accredited by ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc.)
Assurance that carbon emissions at our Brazil facility have been independently measured and have been reduced and offset by 100% (accredited by the CarbonNeutral Company)
Associação Brasileira da Industria de Café Certification ensures that Brazilian coffees meet the highest standards for sustainability practices and quality control.
BRC Global Standard – Food Grade A
Assurance of food safety and quality (accredited by the British Retail Consortium)
AIB International – Excellent
Assurance of food safety (accredited by the American Institute of Baking International)
Fair Trade Certified™
The Fair Trade Certified™ label guarantees consumers that strict economic, social and environmental criteria were met in the production and trade of an agricultural product. TransFair USA, a non-profit organization, is one of 20 members of Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO), and the only third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States.
"Fair Trade allows us to link our network of farmers directly to a global marketplace through transparent partnerships."
Tadesse Meskela, Oromia Coffee Growers Union Manager
Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International
Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) is a non-profit, multi-stakeholder association involving 23 member organizations (Labelling Initiatives and Producer Networks), traders and external experts. The organization develops and reviews Fair Trade standards and provides support to Fair Trade Certified producers by assisting them in gaining and maintaining Fair Trade Certification and capitalizing on market opportunities.
USDA Organic Certified
USDA Organic Certification from the United States Department of Agriculture provides assurance that Café Bom Dia's coffee has been produced without the use of synthetic pesticides or other chemicals for crop production, and that products are grown using farming practices that reduce erosion, improve soil fertility, protect groundwater and conserve biological diversity.
"Everyone knows we get a premium, so they want to know how to produce a quality organic coffee."
Paulo Almeida, farmer of award-winning Organic Certified coffee
BCS Oko certifies that Café Bom Dia's organic coffees meet standards set by the Council of the EU on organic production and labeling. In addition to strict prohibitions on pesticides, fertilizers and other chemicals, the EU organic labeling standard specifically prohibits the use of ionising radiation and genetically modified organisms.
Rainforest Alliance Certified ™
Awarded to sustainably managed farms that meet a set of environmental, social and economic standards including consideration of ecosystems, water and soil conservation, wildlife protection, fair wages and medical care for workers, and education for employees' children.
"Brazil-based, non-profit Imaflora provides Rainforest Alliance Certification to producers, which ensures environmental protection, improves rural workers' life quality and fosters economic development of the region."
Priscila Mantelatto, Imaflora Communications Coordinator
Café Bom Dia works with the Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company to naturally decaffeinate our gourmet beans. Certified organic by the USDA, the chemical-free Swiss Water® Process uses only pure, fresh water to draw caffeine away from the coffee bean.