UTZ certifies coffee, cocoa and hazelnuts .
Enhances and identifies colonial products on the market, obtained in compliance with environmental and social responsibility requirements .
Cocoa, coffee and tea are among the most popular products in the world and, also for these products, the attention of consumers is growing towards the sustainability of production.
UTZ is anon-profit organization founded in 2002 that acts worldwide for the implementation of sustainable agricultural production of cocoa, coffee and tea.
The program proposed by UTZ is widespread internationally. Over one million farmers and workers in 36 countries currently benefit from certification ; the UTZ logo was used in 2015 on 13,500 products in 136 countries .
The standard applies to the entire supply chain , starting from production, transformation, up to final packaging.
ICEA is recognized by UTZ for the certification of the traceability of a sustainable supply chain and is able to carry out inspection and certification activities in Italy relating to the supply chain of hazelnuts, cocoa and coffee , for which our Institute has been recognized since 2008 .
For further information and documents please visit https://utz.org/