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   For a better, better  ​
 tasting cup of coffee

That cup of coffee in front of you is the result of a promise. A promise to grow and deliver you better coffee respectfully and sustainably. Keep scrolling to learn more

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Sustainability is about doing

It’s not enough to simply talk about a sustainable future. It’s about taking real steps to get there, like:​

Empowering farmers and their communities, and supplying them with the right tools to grow sustainability​

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Empowering farmers and their communities, and supplying them with the right tools to grow sustainability​

A plan for the planet​

In August 2010, we launched the Nescafé Plan, a project that reinforces Nestlé's commitments to the sustainable cultivation, production and consumption of coffee. The Nescafé Plan is a series of objectives that will help optimize our coffee supply chain

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“Grown Respectfully” to grow sustainably.

Local farmers are the soul of quality coffee. Unfortunately, conditions like climate change, plant disease and rural exodus have threatened their community’s livelihood. Grown Respectfully puts farmers first

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300 M

euros invested in sustainability projects in the last decade

 

This has helped carve a path for new technology and tools designed to sustain coffee production and enrich the lives of farmers and their communities. ​

100.000

farmers have been trained on how to operate sustainably

 

Together with the Rainforest Alliance, we created the Nescafé Better Farming Practices, a global reference document for training coffee farmers. ​

300

agricultural advisors work directly with coffee farmers around the world

 

Our Farmer Connect program puts us in constant contact with farmers and their cooperatives.

200 M

more resistant and profitable coffee plants

 

will be supplied to Nestle coffee farmers by the end of this year. ​

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We will provide Nestlé coffee farmers with 220 milion more resistant and profitable coffee plants by the end of this year.​

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Strong partners make us stronger ​

In life, and in coffee procurement

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COFFEE ASSURANCE ALLIANCE

Our partnership with Coffee Assurance Services (CAS) ensures that our coffee is sourced responsibly and in compliance with the internationally recognized 4C code for sustainable coffee production. ​

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THE RAINFOREST ALLIANCE​

The Rainforest Alliance is a strategic partner for us as we continue to expand our “Grown Respectfully” program. We jointly developed a monitoring and evaluation system so we can continuously evaluate our sustainability impact in growing regions. ​

90% of the world's coffee needs for NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® came from responsible procurement. Our ambition is to procure our entire coffee volume responsibly in the future. ​

A smarter supply chain

Join us as we take you through our Sustainability Lifecycle

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Farming

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Production

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Distribution

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Consumption

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A smarter supply chain.

Join us as we take you through our Sustainability Lifecycle.

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Farming

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Production

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Distribution

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Consumption

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Growing how we grow

We will expand and speed up the distribution of new high-yield varieties that could triple or quadruple yields. With the well-being of farmers and their communities at the forefront, we are decreasing the need for more farmland while encouraging farmers to venture into crop diversification and enable reforestation.

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A FOCUS ON FARMERS

We provide farmers with customized training content specific to their local needs. Over 76,000 farmers have been trained in agricultural best practices since 2010.

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A FOCUS ON CROPS

Since 2010, more than 30 million high yield plants have been distributed to local farmers. We continue to research new coffee varieties that have the potential to greatly increase yields.

Learn more about how the finest beans makes their way to your cup.

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Recycling in your area

In case you missed it, here’s how you can recycle your used capsules in Spain.

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From home with the green bag

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At your nearest recycling point

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Discover our sustainability objectives in Spain.

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Our promise for a more sustainable future is never ending.

Join us in giving our planet all the love it deserves.