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Starbucks Ethical Sourcing Approved Verification Organizations


C.A.F.E. Practices is a green coffee sourcing program developed by Starbucks in collaboration with Conservation International and SCS. We provide training, approval, and on-going monitoring for the Verification Organizations that audit Starbucks Suppliers. Verification organizations are assigned an approval status dictating how many verifications they are able to conduct at any given time within the program:

  • Limited Approval Status: enables the organization to conduct only one verification at a time.
  • Provisional Approval Status: enables the verification organization to conduct only three verifications at a time.
  • Full Approval Status: enables the verification organization to conduct any number of verifications at a time as their staff and capabilities allow.

*Note that a verification entails all work related to complete a verification from pre-onsite planning activities all the way to submission of the approved client reports to Starbucks. For more details, see the C.A.F.E. Practices Verification Organization Approval Procedure.
The following is a list of SCS-approved C.A.F.E. Practices Verification Organizations.

Organization Location Contacts Email Tel Areas of Work Local Inspectors
ADITI Organic Certifications Pvt. Ltd.

No. 38, 1st Floor, 20th Main Road, First Block, Rajajinagar
Bangalore-560 010
KA
India

Narayana Upadhyaya [email protected]; [email protected] +91-80-23328134; +91-80-23328135; +91-80-23328136; +91-98-45064286 India, Laos India
AfriCert

Plaza 2000 1st Floor, East Wing Mombasa Road, P.O. Box 00200-74696
Nairobi
Kenya

Josphat Kimanthi, Berrick Odhiambo [email protected]; [email protected] +254702863278; +254727651520 Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia Kenya, Tanzania
BIO LATINA S.A.C.

Jr. Domingo Millan N° 852, Jesús María, Lima 11
Lima
Peru

Dr. Francisco Cabrera Bayer [email protected]; [email protected] 0051-1-203 11 30 Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru Colombia, Peru
BIOCert Sustainability Assurances Services

Jl Perdana Raya Budi Agung Ruko A1 Cimanggu Residence Tanah Sareal Bogor
16165
Indonesia

Antonius Waspotrianto; Ronald Siddiq Wibowo [email protected]; [email protected] +62-251-7551811; +62 812-8863-0438 East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam Indonesia, Vietnam
CERES Certification

Cra 40A No. 9C-05
Santiago de Cali, ,
Colombia

Luz Dary Ruiz Valhor - Manager; Rocío Botero Ballesteros - Verifier [email protected]; [email protected] +57 315-5396013; +57 2 3799711 Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru
CERES GmbH

Vorderhaslach 1
91230 Happurg
Germany

Albrecht Benzing; Majanja Martin [email protected]; [email protected] +49-7403-929973; +256776509731 Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda
Control Union

Jl. Kramat 3B, Cilandak Timur
Jakarta Selatan
12560
Indonesia

Mr. Dera Ardia, Assistant Certifier; Adhi Kurnia Tama, Certifier [email protected]; [email protected] +62.21.78842016; +62-(0)21-7884 2016; +62-(0)815 830 1279; +62.815.830.1279 East Timor, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand
Control Union Africa (Provisionally Approved)

P.O. Box 124445
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

Kalkidan Wubie [email protected] +251 11 6298330 Ethiopia, Tanzania Ethiopia
Control Unión Perú

Av. Petit Thouars 4653 Piso 6, Ofic. 603. Miraflores
Lima
Peru

Manuel Garcia; Patricia Tamashiro [email protected]; [email protected] +511 7190400, +51 991680646 Republic of Cabo Verde, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru Mexico, Peru
Eco-LOGICA

De los Tribunales de Justicia de Goicoechea 400 m norte, 100 m noreste y 250 noroeste Residencial Montelimar en Goicoechea
San José
Costa Rica

Tirsa Picado [email protected] +506 22976676 Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama Costa Rica
ECO-Quality Verification (Provisionally Approved)

KM. 30.5 Carretera a El Salvador, Residencial Alamedas de Santo Domingo, Mnz 2 - Lote 2
Fraijanes
Guatemala

Loren Estevez [email protected]; [email protected] +502 41099988 Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua Guatemala
Ecocert (Provisionally Approved)

Calle 61 N° 3ª-26, segundo piso
Bogota, ,
Colombia

Claudia Oliva; Byron Gomez [email protected]; [email protected] (57+1)212 75 35 Colombia, Guatemala Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala
Ecocert Brasil (Limited approval)

Rod. Dr. Antônio Luiz Moura Gonzaga, 3339, Sala 127 A - Rio Tavares
Florianópolis-SC
88048-301
Brazil

Daniel Araújo [email protected] +55 48 3771-5009 Brazil Brazil
ECOCERT SA – China (Limited approval)

Room 2051, No. 3 Business Park, China Agricultural University, No.10, Tianxiu Road, Haidian District
Beijing
100193
China

Emile Zhang, Juan Li [email protected]; [email protected] +86-10-62827070 China China
ELEVATE

Room CDEF, 8/F International Trade Commercial Building, No 3005 Nanhu Road, Luohu
Shenzhen
China

Wilson Wang [email protected] +86.755.8214.4529 China, Myanmar, Vietnam China
ELEVATE Mexico Limited (Provisionally Approved)

Calzada Zavaleta 1108, piso 9 desp. 901
72150 Colonia Santa Cruz Buenavista, PUE
Mexico

Lydia Ibarrola [email protected]; [email protected] +52.222.290.21.56 Mexico Mexico
Fundación Interamericana de Investigación Tropical (FIIT) (Limited Approved)

17 avenida D 0-66, zona 15. Colonia El Maestro I.
Ciudad de Guatemala
Guatemala

Lucia Jurado; [email protected]; (502) 2292 3725 Guatemala Guatemala
IMOcert Latinoamérica Ltda.

calle Pasos Kanki 2134 Zona Cala Cala
Cochabamba
Bolivia

Ana Maria Medrado; Karen Cordova [email protected]; [email protected] +591 4 4456880; +591 4 4456881 Bolivia, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru Bolivia, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru
NaturaCert

Calle 39 # 16-39
Bogotá, ,
Colombia

Dina Cortés Murcia, Sandra Restrepo, Alexandra Bernal Forero, Walter Gutierrez [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected] (57+1)7434296 Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama Colombia
NEPCon Guatemala (Limited approval)

12 Calle 1-25 zona 10, Condominio Géminis 10, Torre Sur, Oficina 814
Ciudad de Guatemala
Guatemala

Sonia Escamilla [email protected]; [email protected] +502 2258-6678; +503 2525-1757 Guatemala Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua
Partner Africa

BOA House, 4th Floor, Karuna Close, Along Waiyaki Way, Westlands,
Nairobi
Kenya

Sarah Waita; Emarie Van Schalkwyk [email protected]; [email protected] +254 020 216 1586; +254 713000111 Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia Kenya, Malawi
PT SDS Indonesia (Sustainable Development Services)

Jl. Srikoyo No. 117, Patrang, Jember,
East Java
68111
Indonesia

Dr. Misnawi; Fauzi Kuswantoro [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected] +6281 336 606126; +6281 336 188891; +62811 3431 900 East Timor, Indonesia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam Indonesia
SalvaCert

Finca Vista Alegre, Kilometro 3 1/3, carretera a Los Planes de Renderos
San Salvador
El Salvador

Wilfredo Callejas Rodríguez, Karen Mejía de Evangelista [email protected]; [email protected] +503 22012-1504 / +503 2202-1501 Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico El Salvador
SCS Global Services

2000 Powell Street, Suite 600
Emeryville, CA 94608
United States

Jorge Ramirez [email protected] +1.510.452.6818 Jamaica, U.S.A.
SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services Co., Ltd.

11F, No. 900 Yishan Road
Shanghai
China

Klaus CAO (曹炳江); Jenny NIU 牛彩娟 [email protected]; [email protected] +86 138 8823 0279; +86 135 0197 4724 China China
SØREN KNUDSEN GROUP/Vaering Corp.

Rua Frei Gaspar 12, conj. 32. Centro CEP
Santos-SP
11010-090
Brazil

Soren Knudsen, P.E., MBA [email protected]dsen.com.br +55 13.2127.4555; +55-13-9760-1519 Brazil, Honduras, Nicaragua Brazil
WQS do Brasil (Limited approval)

Av. Deputado Dante Delmanto, 2660, Vl. Paulista
Botucatu-SP
18608-393
Brazil

Reinaldo Rodrigues [email protected] (14) 3811 3003 Brazil Brazil