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Carbon-Neutral Coffee Presents an Interesting Reform to Food Production

This past week, a coffee growers cooperative from the Santa Maria de Dota region of Costa Rica announced its plans to export the first "carbon neutral" coffee. Coopedota R.L., a cooperative of 800 growers, has been working for 12 years to achieve carbon-neutral status. The certification, titled PAS 2060, was enacted in April 2010 by the British Standards Institute, an independent standards group. Since its announcement, it has been considered a good international standard for carbon neutrality by many experts and corporations. More

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