Posts Tagged ‘rainforest alliance’


What Is Certified Organic Coffee?

How do you know if the coffee you are buying is really organic? You look for evidence of certification. What is certified organic coffee? In the USA the authority for organic coffee certification is the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Just what is organic coffee certification and how does organic coffee certification insure a […]

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Is Organic Coffee Toxin Free?

We live in a world where they keep adding more and more things to our food and drink. Are things like high fructose corn syrup or monosodium glutamate good for you? How about the residues of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides, or antibiotics? What toxins are the lurking about that you don’t know about? How […]

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Give Organic Coffee for Christmas

The holidays are upon us. What do you get for that hard-to-buy-for father-in-law? What if you give organic coffee for Christmas? Healthy organic coffee is good for you and something that helps you wake up on New Year’s Day after too much partying to let the New Year in. If you decide to give organic […]

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Rainforest Alliance Certified Coffee

An alternative to organic coffee certification is for a grower to be Rainforest Alliance certified. The Rainforest Alliance is a non-governmental organization that works to conserve biodiversity. It does so for agricultural products by influencing consumers to buy what is good for the environment and good for small farmers. Rainforest Alliance certified means that the […]

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