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Effective Grower Share versus Return to Origin?

Posted on 9th Sep 2016 in Transparency

Transparent Trade Coffee is considering an important change to its data-reporting practices. Learn how this movement to the Return to Origin (RTO) language serves as a permanent reminder that the true economic treatment of coffee growers depends on the contributions and compensations of a range of in-country actors, which vary greatly across coffee-growing regions and countries. Thanks to Temple Coffee Roasters for introducing the RTO vocabulary to the specialty coffee sector.