First USDA Organic Certified Coffee Capsule Enters Nespresso Market
Artizan Coffee Company, a Miami-based
Specialty Coffee Roaster, has received full USDA Organic Certification
status for its line of Nespresso Compatible Coffee Capsules.
Today’s announcement means that Artizan Coffee is the FIRST and ONLY producer of coffee capsules compatible with Nespresso machines to carry the USDA Organic Seal.
“In going organic, we’re putting the coffee drinker’s health before profits,” said Julio Abril, co-founder of Artizan Coffee.
be certified as organic, a grower or product handler must meet a set of
stringent requirements under the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP).
the USDA Organic Certification Seal demonstrates Artizan Coffee’s
ongoing commitment to a healthy planet and assures consumers that the
company, products and individual ingredients meet NOP standards, which
require that organic crops must be grown on land that has a sustainable
crop rotation plan to prevent erosion and the loss of nutrients in the
soil, has been free from prohibited pesticides, herbicides and synthetic
fertilizers for three years preceding growth and is processed and
packed without the involvement of any chemicals.
coffee is among the most heavily chemically treated foods in the
world,” said Mr. Abril. “It’s a commodity crop that is typically
saturated with synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides,
fungicides, and insecticides – all of which can be extremely hazardous
to farmers, the environment that they rely on to sustain themselves, the
surrounding communities and the end consumer.”
added: “The benefits of organic coffee are significant. A USDA organic
certified coffee capsule for the Nespresso market is long overdue and we
are proud to be the first to offer it.”
its commitment to only 100% organic specialty coffee that is
slow-roasted in small batches, Artizan Coffee is taking a fundamentally
different approach to capsule coffee production.
you purchase Artizan’s coffee, you are consuming an eco-friendly
product that was roasted within days, not months, of ordering. You get
the highest quality coffee in the form of a convenient, Nespresso