Founded in Italy in 1895 and still run by the Lavazza family. Italy's #1 coffee company.
|Luigi Lavazza SpA||ITA||website|
|Luigi Lavazza SpA|
In 2017 the Rainforest Alliance presented this company a Corporate Sustainability Champions award, which recognizes companies who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to sustainability, improving livelihoods, and conserving forests all around the world.
Source: Rainforest Alliance (2017)
This company sells Rainforest Alliance certified coffee. However this only represents a fraction of this company's total coffee sales. Rainforest Alliance certification has been dubbed 'Fairtrade light' by critics, as it offers producers no minimum price for their crop, and guarantees a minimum of just 30% of the product is certified.
Source: Rainforest Alliance (2020)
The Ethical Tea Partnership was formed in 1997 when a number of major tea companies committed to working together to improve the social and environmental conditions in their supply chains.
Source: Ethical Tea Partnership (2021)
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Source: BHRRC (2022)
|Type||Family-owned private company|
|Revenue||1.34 billion EUR (2013)|
|Subsidiaries||Lavazza Australia Pty Ltd
Lavazza established its Australian subsidiary in 2015 after taking over local distribution from Valcorp Fine Foods, who managed the brand in Australia for over 30 years.
Products / BrandsLavazza Australia
Carte Noire Coffee
Lavazza Coffee Machines