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Updates on our work and projects around the world

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Changing landscapes in Vietnam


A new project aims to promote sustainable farming and demonstrate that farmers can positively change the coffee-growing landscape.

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Colombian coffee farmers recovering from conflict


In a region emerging from conflict, coffee is giving people a new start.

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Building business with Honduran coffee farmers


A shift in business strategy means more direct relations with farmers and new possibilities.

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A shared vision in Tanzania


A programme enables men and women to realise a personal vision for their lives and farms.

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Reforestation in Costa Rica

Costa Rica

A partnership is distributing tens of thousands of native tree saplings to coffee farmers, aiding efforts to restore forests.

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Volcafe launches enhanced Responsible Sourcing programme

Volcafe has announced the launch of its enhanced Volcafe Responsible Sourcing programme (Volcafe RS), alongside two Volcafe-managed responsibly sourced coffee designations: Volcafe Verified and Volcafe Excellence. Both Volcafe Verified and Volcafe Excellence have been recognised by the Global Coffee Platform (GCP) as Coffee Sustainability Reference Code (Coffee SR Code) equivalent, 2nd party assurance.


Empowering female coffee producers

A project to enable female coffee producers and female entrepreneurs in Guatemala and to work towards gender equity


Embracing equity

A new mentoring programme is helping our staff to exchange on experiences and embrace equity in the workplace.


The right tool for the job

Simple structures solve a dilemma that often costs farmers money and time


Volcafe appoints Chief Operating Officer and Regional Director for Europe & East Africa

Volcafe has announced the appointment of Tim Scharrer, who will be joining Volcafe as Chief Operating Officer and Regional Director for Europe & East Africa. He will be part of the Senior Leadership Team.


Transforming coffee pulp to compost

We're turning a waste product into something useful, and promoting circularity in the process.


Medical assistance in Guatemala

A mobile clinic brings healthcare to coffee workers who otherwise lack access to care.


Low-tech tool helps farmers embrace regenerative agriculture

Printed calendars offer illustrated guidance on sustainable farming for thousands of coffee growers.


Volcafe joins Cool Farm Alliance

Coffee trader Volcafe has joined the Cool Farm Alliance as part of the Swiss company’s efforts to assess and reduce the environmental footprint of farms in its value chains across 15 origin countries.


CATIE and Volcafe extend partnership for sustainable agroforestry

Coffee trader Volcafe and CATIE (the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center) have extended their partnership promoting sustainable practices in coffee production.


Volcafe partners with dss+

Swiss coffee trader Volcafe is making preparations for a carbon-neutral future and beyond. As part of their response to the climate crisis, Volcafe partnered with Sofies Group – now a part of dss+ – to assess and address Volcafe's carbon footprint.


Volcafe launches new sustainability strategy to celebrate International Coffee Day

Coffee house Volcafe today launched a new Sustainability Strategy, an ambitious, overarching plan to achieve its vision for a thriving, sustainable coffee business for all.


La Morena: Coffee for gender equality

A Guatemalan project is working to close a gender gap in coffee.


School construction in Colombia

A new school brings safer surroundings and the chance to graduate with a special dual degree.


Volcafe and Costa Foundation to open 15th school in Vietnam

The partners have built educational facilities for 3,600 young students.


Volcafe announces Sustainability Director

Volcafe has announced an exciting development with the appointment Liesbeth Kamphuis who will be joining Volcafe as Sustainability Director.


Solar dryers in Honduras

Greenhouse-like structures help indigenous communities to raise coffee quality.


Our coffee experts on the world stage

At a conference in the Netherlands, Volcafe's Emmanuel Bukomeko presented on efforts to end child labour in Uganda.


Gold medal coffee

Judges praised the coffee's 'aromatic harmony and soft taste' among other qualities.


Volcafe boosts presence in Peru with new state-of-the-art coffee processing facility

Located in the Cajamarca coffee region, the 10,000m² mill has capacity to produce 1,500 bags every 24 hours.

The farm is more beautiful... expenses are less. I was going to leave the farm and thanks to the Volcafe Way we continue here.

Miguel Meda Perez Volcafe Way farmer since 2016, Guatemala

At first I was not very convinvced, now I am a promoter of the Volcafe Way... productivity has risen and now the cost is lower.

Dilma Cadenas Volcafe Way farmer since 2018, Honduras

I am proud to be a member of Volcafe, since 2016 I have observed a lot of increase in productivity from my farm, better quality coffee, and I have earned an extra income from it.

Martin Mwende Volcafe Way farmer since 2016, Uganda