Costa Rica: Coopedota to Export Carbon Neutral Coffee
The cooperative announced it has achieved carbon neutral certification for green and roasted coffee.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Coopedota, a cooperative of 800 farmers from the Santa Maria de Dota valley in Costa Rica, certified their coffee under British Standards rule of certification PAS2060 in order to demonstrate carbon neutrality.
Panamanian food exporters not register by December 31 at the FDA will not apply for the certification visit by the U.S. agency.
Costa Rica and Canada have recognized the equivalence of regulations governing the accreditation and certification of organic agricultural products in both countries.
The Guatemala Office of Accreditation (OGA) could operate on an international scale with the formulas or procedures of laboratories, improving competitiveness of local products.
The Administrative Committee of the brand "Essential Costa Rica" will authorize its use according to the recommendations of trained analysts at the Institute of Technical Standards.
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