Identifies and verifies through third-party, independent inspection and certification that coffee has been grown using shade management practices that provide good bird habitats. Shade characteristics must meet science-based criteria developed from ornithological field work. Only allows organic certifiers to issue the Bird Friendly label on organically certified coffees.
Learn more: Bird Friendly Coffee website
Conformity with Bird Friendly Coffee's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party) following Certifiers must be USDA-accredited
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Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label
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Last updated: 20 January 2012