at the source

JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS sources approximately 8% of the world’s green coffee production and 0.1% of the world’s tea production

JDE's responsible sourcing program includes three core areas, which underlie our commitment to do our part to improve coffee & tea sustainability

  • We support global partnerships and origin projects to address the most challenging coffee & tea sustainability issues.
  • We purchase certified coffee & tea with internationally recognised standards such as: UTZRainforest Alliance and Fair Trade.
  • Through our Supplier Initiative, we partner directly with our suppliers to improve working conditions and protect natural resources where coffee & tea are grown.

We also work directly with coffee farmers, producer organisations, exporters and NGOs in 8 coffee producing countries with the goal of enabling farmers to sustainably produce coffee

UTZ Certified

We proudly work with UTZ on a broad range of certified coffee & tea initiatives

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Global Partnerships