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Grown Respectfully

NESCAFÉ’s responsible sourcing journey starts with the men and women who grow our coffee beans. They’re our coffee heroes, and we’re proud to call them our partner farmers. Our experts visit their farms to pass on innovative sustainable agricultural practices to ensure the future of coffee, helping them earn more, stay healthier and work more in tune with nature. After all, the more naturally and respectfully our coffee is grown, the better it’s going to taste in your cup.

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Nescafe Sustainability Actions


Grown Respectfully

More than 23,000 cups of coffee are drunk every second, but with so many of us enjoying it, we need to be careful not to be left with empty cups. Climate change, crop diseases, water shortage and people leaving farms for cities, all threaten the future of coffee. If we want to keep drinking it, we need to plan. That's why in 2010 we setup the NESCAFÉ Plan. Grown Respectfully 100% Sustainable Coffee Beans We are proud to say that 100% of our NESCAFÉ BLEND 43 coffee beans are sustainably sourced, thanks to 4C verification. We work closely with farmers and communities to ensure we deliver the best tasting coffee made with care and respect.


The Common Code for the Coffee Community (4C’s)

The Common Code for the Coffee Community (4C’s) is a global organisation that works with coffee stakeholders in order to establish sustainable coffee production, trustworthy and fair trading along ALL sectors in the coffee supply chain (whether that is in production, transportation, collection/warehouse, mill/processing, trading/exporting, roasting or retail).


100% Compliance

The 4C Association works with us to achieve 100% coffee sector compliance. The 4C has a Code of Conduct which is a list containing 27 standard principles to achieve and 10 unacceptable practices.

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Nescafe Sustainability Commitments


Responsibly Grown

Already nearly 70% of our coffee is independently checked and responsibly sourced, allowing us to know where it came from and how it was grown. There’s still lots to do, but we’re on track to reaching our target of 100% Responsibly Grown coffee by 2020. We’re leading the way in building a brighter future for coffee.

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