NuZee Inc, a leading American coffee co-packing and technology company, announced its receipt of a purchase order from Ethical Bean, a Fairtrade-certified organic coffee roaster.
Ethical Bean uses a Bullfrog-powered facility designed to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) commercial interior standards. It roasts its beans using a technology that reduces greenhouse gas emissions by over 80 percent. Beyond its local community outreach, Ethical Bean donates annually to Child Aid and Project Somos, organisations that work to improve life in Guatemala.
Ethical Bean is the recipient of the 2014 Fairtrade Canada "Licensee of the Year" award.
Masa Higashida, NuZee CEO, stated that Ethical Bean represented a strong addition to the company’s growing co-packing operations as a premium coffee roaster with a strong footprint in major retailers, including Walmart and Costco.
As one of Canada's largest suppliers of 100 percent Fairtrade organic coffee, Ethical Bean supported NuZee’s commitment to sustainability and creating long-term market value for its shareholders.
“We believe NuZee is now uniquely positioned to continue scaling given our expanded manufacturing capabilities and stellar reputation as a leading co-packer serving 200 plus brands across all formats."