Associations & Memberships:
1) SCAA – Specialty Coffee Association of America
2) Roaster’s Guild - SCAA
3) Café Femenino Foundation - “Enhancing the lives of women and children in coffee producing communities throughout the world.”
4) Solar Electric Power Association - 2007 Solar Tour
1) Golden Cup Award - SCAA – recognizes excellence in brewed coffee.
Certifications & Practices:
1) Fair Trade Certified - Flamenco Organic Coffee Co.
2) Certified Organic Handler - Flamenco Organic Coffee Co.
3) Swiss Water Decaffeination Process - Flamenco Organic Coffee Co.
4) Eco-Conscious / Green Company – Environmentally friendly sources of power and energy (solar panels, updated lighting fixtures, etc…)
5) Socially Responsible Company – Social responsibility means eliminating corrupt, irresponsible or unethical behavior that might bring harm to the community, its people, or the environment before the behavior happens.
6) CERT (Central Certification Program) Program - Small Business Enterprise (SBE) – Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Codes: Coffee Roaster, Distributor, and Importer. NAICS COdes: 311920, 424490. SIC Codes: 2095, 5149.
More coming soon…