Rainforest Alliance Certified Seal to Appear on Tetley Tea

February 18, 2010 - Tea took another industry-changing leap towards sustainability today as the Rainforest Alliance announced that Tetley, the world's second largest tea company, has committed to sourcing all of its tea for its Tetley brand worldwide from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.

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Twinings puts Rainforest Alliance seal on Everyday brand

January 12, 2010 - Twinings has started carrying the Rainforest Alliance certified seal on its Everyday sub-brand after committing to source 100% of its Everyday tea from RFA-certified estates by 2015.

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UTZ CERTIFIED launches Code of Conduct for responsible tea

August 12, 2009 - Today UTZ CERTIFIED announced the official launch of its Code of Conduct for responsible tea production and the certification of the first tea producers. UTZ CERTIFIED has also entered into an agreement with the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) to streamline efforts and maximize benefits for producers.

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Tea growers protest at layoffs and low wages

May 28, 2009 - As tea continues to attract better prices at the Mombasa auction, a trade union and multinational tea companies in the country are embroiled in a row over low wages and massive sackings of employees.

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