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OUR SUSTAINABLE QUALITY PROMISE 12 March 2020

We have high quality standards for ourselves and our FERNWEH HEIMWEH products. At the same time, we focus on sustainability from origin to cup. In constant exchange with our farmers, our quality managers, the tasting professionals and the product developers, a hot beverage concept is created that takes into account the culinary needs of consumers as well as the living conditions of the producers. Whenever possible, we source our products from direct trade at origin. This gives us the opportunity to build long-term relationships with local producers and farmers and to work together to...

FERNWEH HEIMWEH and Uganda Bukonzo Joint fight for more women's power in Uganda 3 March 2020

With our FERNWEH HEIMWEH Highland Arabica Coffee, we support the Bukonzo Joint Cooperative in Uganda, which currently manages 3,400 small plantations in the Rwenzori Mountains region of western Uganda. The cooperative is firmly in women's hands: 85 percent of the farmers are female. In addition to marketing the coffee, the concentrated women's power also takes care of granting small loans and the education and training of their members. Every FERNWEH HEIMWEH coffee sold supports this special cooperative. About Uganda Bukonzo Joint The Bukonzo Joint cooperative was...

FERNWEH HEIMWEH and Plastic Bank fight against plastic in nature 8 March 2020

Together with our partner Plastic Bank, FERNWEH HEIMWEH collects more than 11 tonnes of plastic from nature in the Philippines every year - plastic that can thus no longer end up in the world's oceans. How? Together with Plastic Bank, we make plastic so valuable as a commodity that it is no longer worth simply throwing it away: The social enterprise Plastic Bank pays the population in developing and emerging countries money for their collected plastic waste, which is above the usual market value. The Plastic Bank recycles the material in...

FERNWEH HEIMWEH and Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme protect orangutans 11 March 2020

Every year, one million hectares of rainforest fall victim to legal or illegal overexploitation - often for the cultivation of palm oil. Together with the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme, FERNWEH HEIMWEH is fighting against the extinction of these great apes - and for the protection of their habitat, the tropical rainforest - through the sale of our orangutan coffee. About Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme There are only about 9,000 of the unique great apes left on Sumatra and...

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