Flair for flavour, dedicated research, and principled innovation
Love coffee, love nature
You can find all of the goodness of nature in our coffee. Creating unique blends means immersing yourself in natural elements, encapsulating the essence of aromas and flavours, striking a balance in taste and providing something for everyone to enjoy as you continue your tireless pursuit of perfection, just like we have done every day since 1927.
All coffee plants thrive in their natural habitats, which must be preserved. This is at the forefront of our minds when we choose to work in harmony with the traditions of local people from our coffee’s countries of origin. Similar thoughts are behind our decisions to use completely biodegradable materials for compostable capsules and packaging, as we try to work towards a 100% sustainable future.
90 years in the industry, 6000 tonnes of coffee made every year, 20 countries of origin, and products sold in 50 different countries: this small selection of numbers sums up the wealth of knowledge and experience that we proudly, steadfastly pass down from one generation to the next so that we can carry on working in a field that we love, painstakingly nurturing our precious creations and taking pride in a job well done.
Quality and certification
Our products comply with the strictest international quality and production standards. As shown by certificates that are renewed every year, they satisfy the dietary requirements of a range of religions.
In order to qualify for OK COMPOST certification, products must meet the strict requirements of the UNI EN 13432 standard and undergo meticulous laboratory testing. OK COMPOST is based on more than 20 years not only of Research and Development but also of analysing, assessing and registering packaging materials, which has led to the creation of one of the largest international databases in the field.
Global Food Safety
Caffè Carraro is certified in accordance with the BRC (Grade AA) and IFS (Higher Level) global food safety standards. Both forms of certification are recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and they confirm that certain targets have been met in a management system focusing on the quality, health, hygiene and safety of products.
The standards in the ISO 9000 family set out the requirements for the quality management systems used by organizations. They are general, flexible standards that can be put into practice in a vast range of business processes and fields. ISO 9001 is the world’s best known and most widely used standard for quality management systems. More than a million companies and organizations in over 170 countries have ISO 9001 certification.
The Organic Agriculture certificate shows that products were grown and processed without the use of chemical substances. It ensures that the production processes comply with specific requirements for the processing of organic raw materials, starting with the prevention of the risk of contamination from other, uncertified raw materials.
Fairtrade is the most widely recognized international ethical certification mark in the world. Its aim is to support marginalized producers in developing countries, providing a fair, transparent way for them to trade and therefore improving their standard of living.
Rainforest Alliance is a growing network of people who are inspired and committed to working together to achieve their mission of creating a better future for people and nature by making responsible business the new normal. Since January 2018, the UTZ Certification program has been part of Rainforest Alliance.
Halal certification ensures that food products have been processed in accordance with Islamic law.
Koscher certification ensures that food products are suitable for consumption and that they comply with Jewish dietary law.
This is a certification system specifically for the vending industry, with physical quality standards that have been specially designed for the blends of coffee used in vending machines.