Sucden Coffee

Sucden Coffee - Sucden is an independent pure player in green coffee and a leading coffee merchant. We commercialize both Arabica and Robusta coffee qualities to service our worldwide network of clients ranging from multinational food and beverage chains to soluble coffee retailers and specialty coffee roasters. The breadth and depth of our coverage of the global wholesale coffee markets give us extraordinary flexibility to support clients with bespoke business solutions. We care about coffee and the people who grow, handle and process it.

Nedcoffee - Nedcoffee, a Sucden subsidiary, creates opportunities for all by connecting green coffee supply and demand effectively, profitably and sustainably, by working with our partners around the world, combining global presence with local expertise. We transact in both Arabica and Robusta qualities and provide access to all the in-demand conventional and certified coffees including 4C, UTZ, Fair Trade, CAFE Practices, Rainforest Alliance and Organic.

Coffee America - Based in New York, Sucden’s Coffee America subsidiary is one of North America’s leading coffee trading companies. Our market standing results from our performance, profound market knowledge, origin networks and commitment to quality and customer service. Coffee America originates conventional, certified and specialty green coffee beans from all the major growing regions around the world. Working flexibly Coffee America delivers solutions for every client at every stage, at any time and in any place.

Statement of support

At Sucden Coffee, Nedcoffee and Coffee America we acknowledge our role in helping to build a resilient coffee supply chain to safeguard natural resources and to secure the livelihood of millions of coffee farmers around the world. We are fully aware that complex challenges faced by the coffee supply chain can only be tackled in collaboration at sector level. We appreciate and support the initiative taken by Sustainable Coffee Challenge to unite and structure the movement towards a better coffee future for all. Therefore, we commit to participate in the this journey by sharing knowledge, leveraging resources and striving to build enabling environments for change to take place.

Actor
Trader
Action Networks
Partner Since September 2019

Our Commitments

Increase tree cover in our main coffee sourcing landscapes by providing 300.000 seedlings to be planted on coffee farms and community lands by 2025.

Update

June 2021

– In Indonesia, 15,000 seedlings were produced by small-scale plant nurseries managed by farmers trained and supported by our project.

– In India, our implementing partner, the Forestry College in Ponnampet, produced and distributed 12,000 shade trees to farmers in our supply chain. Additionally, they provided various native tree varieties for local primary schools to plant on their property.

– In Brazil, in collaboration with our local supplier and partner, we supported the Minas d’Água project aimed at preserving and restoring water streams in farm properties. As a result, 5,000 native tree seedlings were distributed and 200 hectares of land were protected in 2020

Status 15% complete
Target date 2025
Countries targeted Africa, Asia, South America

Assist 8.000 farmers in optimizing their agroforestry systems in our main coffee sourcing landscapes by 2025.

Update

June 2021

- In Colombia, we have provided advice on good agricultural practices to 3,000 farmers in our sustainable supply chains.

– In Indonesia, in partnership with our client and in collaboration with the World Agroforestry Center [ICRAF], we trained 900 farmers in agroforestry and associated practices within the Empower project.

– In India, in collaboration with our local partner, we reached 150 new farmers with training in agroforestry and good agricultural practices.

Status 25% complete
Target date 2025
Countries targeted Africa, Asia, South America