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Certifications and direct trade in the coffee industry

Perfect Daily Grind

There is also no specific “direct trade” certification for coffee – and as such, the definition of it can be used rather loosely in the coffee industry. To learn more about the relationship between direct trade and certifications in the coffee industry, I spoke with two coffee professionals who work with private certification initiatives.

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The Importance of NSF Certification for Restaurant Tools and Knives

Modern Restaurant Management

Manufacturers, regulators, and consumers look to the organization to facilitate the development of public health standards and provide certifications that help protect food, water, consumer products and the environment. Most products that receive the certification bear the NSF mark on their packaging to help buyers make educated purchases.


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Sterling College’s School of the New American Farmstead Launches Four Professional Certificate Programs


The professional certificate programs build on the School of the New American Farmstead’s five-year history of providing nationally-acclaimed, week-long intensives focused on traditions and trends in food, farming and craft. ” Cheesemaking; Photo credit - Sterling College. Wildcrafted Food; Photo credit - Sterling College.

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Just Salad has earned B Corporation certification

Restaurant Business

To earn the certification, the fast-casual salad chain had to meet high standards of social and environmental impacts.

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Diving into Diversity: Decoding the Foundations of Inclusion in Hospitality Talent Acquisition

Speaker: Lauren Fernandez - CEO & Founder, Full Course

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Wine Certification Courses

A Wine Story

Wine Certification Courses. Whether you’re a wine trade professional, a sommelier in a restaurant, or a wine lover eager to learn more, you are probably interested in wine certification courses. Wine Certification Courses: Wine Scholar Guild (WSG) . The reason is that going the “certification route” has become a trend.

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Technology Drives Exciting Innovations for ISO Compliance

Modern Restaurant Management

ISO certification is widely considered the global gold standard, so it carries a lot of clout. But getting that ISO certification can be expensive, time-consuming, and overwhelming – especially if you’re using manual processes. Skip trying to find a single certification document in an overflowing file cabinet.