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SMBC Bird Friendly
Indicates whether this product is certified as Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center (SMBC) Bird Friendly®. Shade-grown organic coffee plantations stamped with the "Bird Friendly" seal of approval play a key role in the conservation of our global environment and of migratory birds that find sanctuary in their forest-like environments. The SMBC encourages the production of shade-grown coffee, and the conservation of migratory birds, through its "Bird Friendly®" seal of approval. nationalzoo.si.edu
Organic Coffee Certification
Product environmental rating indicating whether this coffee product is Certified USDA Organic. Indicates that this product is produced using organic methods or made with organic ingredients. Organic farming systems rely on ecologically based practices such as cultural and biological pest management, exclusion of all synthetic chemicals, antibiotics, and hormones in crop and livestock production. Certification is conducted by entities that have been approved by the US Department of Agriculture, using national standards that define organic production.
Fair Trade Coffee Certification
Product rating indicating whether this product is Fair Trade Certified. The Fair Trade Certified™ Label guarantees consumers that strict economic, social and environmental criteria were met in the production and trade of an agricultural product. To display the Fair Trade Certified™ label on their products, companies must buy from certified farms, pay Fair Trade prices, and submit to supply chain audits. Fair Trade USA certifies coffee, tea and herbs, cocoa and chocolate, fresh fruit, flowers, sugar, rice, honey, nuts and oils, vanilla, spirits and wine, personal care, apparel, and sports balls. www.fairtradeusa.org