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Starbucks COCOA Practices

Ensuring the ethical sourcing of cocoa
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SCS validates the integrity of Starbucks COCOA Practices program third-party verification process. Starbucks COCOA Practices is designed to ensure the continuous supply of ethically-sourced cocoa while contributing positively to cocoa-farming communities through premium payments. This partnership with Starbucks allows SCS to train qualified third-party verification organizations who conduct inspections of cocoa suppliers in West Africa, and other countries, based on the program criteria.

Scorecard French English
COCOA Practices Formulaire de Signature de la Réunion de Clôture PDF icon Download
V3.3 COCOA Practices Scorecard (New) PDF icon Download PDF icon Download
Document for Verification Organizations English French
V2.1 COCOA Practices Verification Organization Approval Procedure (New) PDF icon Download PDF icon Download
V3.3 COCOA Practices Field Notes (New) Package icon Download Package icon Download
Document for Suppliers English French
COCOA Practices Terms and Conditions - effective July 1st, 2018 PDF icon Download PDF icon Download
Roles and Responsibilities of Observers (New) PDF icon Download PDF icon Download

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