Enjoying a cup of coffee or tea is one of life's simple pleasures.
It's something we do with friends, family and colleagues all the time. It's therefore not surprising that production, manufacturing and distribution of coffee and tea can have a significant impact on the environment. Our aim is to operate in the most environmentally-friendly way we can and build strong relationships all along the production cycle – from crop to cup. Over the past 250 years, we have developed unique skills as well as market leadership in many countries. We plan to use our knowledge, expertise and leadership to develop innovative solutions for future sustainability.
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Passion for the product, care for people and respect for the environment are values that have guided us through the years.
We are the world's largest buyer of UTZ Certified coffee and tea and each year the volume we buy is increasing.
We minimise our environmental impact by reduction of energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, water intake & waste.
Our coffee and tea brings people together. Worldwide, we do several local community projects addressing social needs in society.
We reduce the environmental impact of using our products, including ingredients, packaging and brewing systems. And we consider the contribution of our products to a healthy lifestyle.
We have sustainability policies that help us drive the sustainability agenda forward.