News & Updates

NEWS AND UPDATES | June 19, 2024
SUCAFINA REFINANCES ITS SUSTAINABILITY-LINKED BORROWING BASE FACILITY

Sucafina SA, the leading sustainable Farm to Roaster coffee company, is pleased to announce that it has successfully secured a two-year extension on its flagship Sustainability-Linked Senior Secured Borrowing Base Facility (“the Facility”). Commitments for the US $700 million Facility were received from a globally diverse group of European, American, and Asian banks...



 

NEWS AND UPDATES | June 7, 2024
SUCAFINA JOINS THE SWISS SUSTAINABLE COFFEE PLATFORM

Sucafina is delighted to announce that it has joined the Swiss Sustainable Coffee Platform (SSCP), a multi-stakeholder initiative launched this week with the aim of promoting sustainability in the global coffee value chain...

 



 

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT | April 22, 2024
PROTECTING OUR PLANET ON EARTH DAY 2024

Today, we are celebrating Earth Day, a worldwide event held annually on April 22 to raise awareness of the importance of protecting Earth’s natural resources for future generations. #ProtectingOurPlanet is one of the key pillars of Sucafina’s sustainability strategy – it’s a major priority for us, not just on Earth Day, but every day...



 

NEWS AND UPDATES | April 10, 2024
SUCAFINA ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF SUCAFINA GUATEMALA, BENEFITING THE SUPPLY CHAIN AND FOSTERING LOCAL COLLABORATION

Sucafina, the leading sustainable Farm to Roaster coffee company, is pleased to announce the opening of Sucafina Guatemala. “Sucafina Guatemala will benefit the supply chain at large by fostering an environment of local collaboration, saving local jobs and maintaining existing trade flows,” said Jordan Hooper, Head of Green Coffee Trading at Sucafina....



 

NEWS AND UPDATES | January 16, 2024
INTRODUCING SUCAFINA'S NEW HEAD OF GREEN COFFEE TRADING

We are excited to announce that Jordan Hooper has assumed responsibility for Green Coffee Trading at Sucafina as of January 1, 2024. Dave Behrends, who will retain his role as Head of Trading, said: “This is part of a well-planned transition to manage the growth that Sucafina has experienced in the past years as well as our ambition for the future."...



 

NEWS AND UPDATES | December 5, 2023
SUCAFINA, BEYERS KOFFIE, AND CEE PIONEER GROUNDBREAKING SUSTAINABLE ROASTING TECH ON AN INDUSTRIAL SCALE

Sucafina, the leading sustainable farm-to-roaster coffee company, is excited to announce the construction of the first industrial-scale, fully electric coffee roasting line. This groundbreaking initiative, undertaken by Beyers Koffie, a Sucafina subsidiary, in collaboration with CEE, a Belgian cleantech company...



 

NEWS AND UPDATES | September 26, 2023
THE CUTTING EDGE OF CLIMATE ADAPTATION AT KARENGE WASHING STATION

Until now, the 6 hectares surrounding Karenge washing station, operated by Rwacof (Sucafina’s sister company in Rwanda), have been used simply to grow coffee. Today, they’ve been transformed into a cutting-edge research center that will explore innovative ways to help farmers adapt to climate change while also increasing yields...



 

NEWS AND UPDATES | August 16, 2023
CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF KAHAWATU FOUNDATION

Sucafina is proud to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its partner, Kahawatu Foundation, in 2023. Initiated by Sucafina in 2013, Kahawatu (‘people’s coffee’ in Swahili) is now an independent foundation dedicated to improving the livelihoods of coffee communities in East Africa...

 



 

NEWS AND UPDATES | July 25, 2023
SUCAFINA JOINS THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION CHILD LABOUR PLATFORM

Sucafina is pleased to announce that it has joined the International Labour Organization (ILO)’s Child Labour Platform. The platform brings together businesses, governments, civil society organizations, and other stakeholders to share knowledge and best practices and coordinate collective action to eliminate child labor, particularly in supply chains and neighboring communities...



 

NEWS AND UPDATES | July 7, 2023
SUCAFINA’S IMPACT PROGRAM RECOGNIZED BY THE GLOBAL COFFEE PLATFORM AS COFFEE SUSTAINABILITY REFERENCE CODE EQUIVALENT, 2ND PARTY ASSURANCE

Sucafina is pleased to announce that IMPACT, its responsible sourcing program, has been recognized by the Global Coffee Platform (GCP) as equivalent to the Coffee Sustainability Reference Code (Coffee SR Code), 2nd party assurance...





 

NEWS AND UPDATES | May 26, 2023
SUCAFINA’S LATAM SUSTAINABILITY-LINKED BORROWING BASE FACILITY WINS TXF AWARD

Sucafina is delighted to announce that, for the second year running, it has received an award at TXF’s Perfect 10 Deals of the Year Awards in Commodity Finance. Sucafina won the 2022 Soft Commodity Deal of the Year Award for its Latam sustainability-linked borrowing base facility...