GEM Vending recognises and supports sustainable and ethical sources throughout our business.
The most recognised ethical mark for consumers, Fairtrade’s strategy is to alleviate poverty and develop sustainable growth and opportunities for producers and workers who are disadvantaged either economically or by conventional trading systems.
The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods on coffee farms by protecting their forests and farms. They also improve communities through providing clean water and healthy habitats and promoting healthy ecosystems to the communities with the worlds most vulnerable ecosystems.
Organic coffees are becoming increasingly popular and are produced using environmentally and animal friendly farming methods. This includes the importance of soil, crop fertilisation, weed control and environmental management and conservation.
A combined certification that’s complies with all of the previous three certifications : Fairtrade , Rainforest Alliance and Organic.