Efico Foundation

We work to improve the lives of coffee producers and their families.

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COMMITMENT


IMPROVING THE LIVES AND THE ENVIRONMENT OF COMMUNITIES IN COFFEE AND COCOA PRODUCING COUNTRIES

  • A private, not-for-profit foundation, and one of its kind in Europe, created by Efico in 2003 to promote sustainable coffee and cocoa production. 
  • Through certification, training and education programs, launching or re - launching agricultural production in difficult areas and infrastructure, we work to improve the lives of producers and their families. 
  • Through the Efico Foundation we can stimulate dynamic public-private partnerships towards sustainable development. 
  • Since the Efico Foundation was founded, it has supported more than 50 sustainable development projects in 16 different coffee and cocoa producing countries. 
  • Today, more than 50 roasters in 7 different countries joined the Efico Foundation, four governmental organizations participate financially or through their development agencies in projects, together with more than 60 different organizations. 
  • Through the activities of the Efico Foundation, the Efico Group and the participationg members, such as BIOCO, are active in their commitment to the principles of the UN Global Compact. 
  • The Efico Foundation works closely with organizations that protect the ecosystems and conditions of people in producing countries. 
  • The Efico Foundation label ensures that the extra we pay for our coffee is 100% invested in the people and their families behind each bean.