The Netherlands move towards sustainable coffee supply chain

On September 27, Dutch Ambassador Mr Pim Waldeck announced a commitment to sustainably source 25% of coffee supplies in the Netherlands by 2015. At the International Coffee Council's 107th session, held in London, Dutch Ambassador Waldeck announced that with the support of the Dutch fund IDH, major industry partners like Kraft Foods, Nestle, Sara Lee and Tchibo, together with the Royal Dutch Coffee and Tea Association, the European Coffee Federation and the Tropical Commodity Coalition have committed themselves to source 25% of its entire supply sustainably by 2015.

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