25 Jun 2018
1. What is the 4C Association?
4C Association is a legitimate, non-profit-making, global (United Nations) coffee industry organization registered in Geneva, Switzerland.The full name of English: Common Code for the Coffee Community".
2. Why should be establish a 4C association?
The coffee crisis in 2001-2002 led to very low coffee prices for a long time, the sustainability of the coffee industry was threatened, and the development of coffee growing areas caused major difficulties. Therefore, growers, traders, and industrial and civil society representatives are aware of the need to work together to address issues that primarily affect the sustainability of the coffee industry.
In 2003, the “4C” association, a coffee community management project initiated by different stakeholder groups, had the slogan “Joining to develop a better coffee world”. In the past 10 years, the 4C Association has continued to be a pre-competitive platform, and stakeholder groups can work together to solve problems affecting sustainable development.
3. What is a 4C department？
The 4C department refers to the production group that produces 4C standard coffee for a long time. A 4C department can be a co-registered small-scale grower, such as cooperatives, farmers' associations, factories, export organizations, etc.
one way exhaust valve are known in a 4C department and anyone who comes into direct contact with coffee is called a business partner.
Originally published 25 Jun 2018, updated 25 Jun 2018.
Take the coffee bean as an example, the steps from plant, pick, roast, are all connected , without the one-way valve usually make the coffee less fresh.02 Aug 2020
The external oxygen will be stopped from entering the bag, so that the package is in a working state, thereby protecting the freshness of the food in the bag.25 Jul 2020
When storing the coffee, we need to avoid light and heat, and keep it in a dry environment, we then need to use coffee packaging bags with coffee valves.