UTZ means "good" in the Mayan language. UTZ Certified is a global certification programme which establishes rules for the production and responsible supply of coffee, tea and cocoa.
UTZ – Chain of Custody certification is based on a system of traceability which ensures that the coffee, tea and cocoa have been grown and harvested responsibly.
UTZ certification comprises general requirements for management, traceability, good agricultural practices, and specific environmental and social issues.
UTZ – Chain of Custody certification is a service provided through the APCER and ISACERT partnership.