Having become the first ever farm group growing the sugar substitute stevia to gain Rainforest Alliance certification at the end of last year, Sebastiaan Saverys from the Stevia One Peru SAC, which includes three farms, tells us more about his sustainably sweet success.
Tutunze Kahawa Limited (TKL), a cooperative working with coffee farmers in Tanzania recently achieved Rainforest Alliance certification. We caught up with TKL’s Sustainability Manager, Nangula Heita-Mwampamba, to find out a bit more about the motivation behind certification, the challenges of achieving it and the company’s hopes for the future.
1.6 billion people depend on forests for their livelihoods. Meet one in our new monthly blog series.
Recently, we asked Leticia Monzon what Rainforest Alliance certification meant to her. We were inspired by her words: “As a mother I want to say that this has improved the well-being of our children.