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The new sustainability report of Löfbergs: “More important than ever to dare to act and take major steps forward”

The new sustainability report of Löfbergs: “More important than ever to dare to act and take major steps forward”

The new sustainability report of Löfbergs for the prolonged financial year from July 2022 to December 2023 shows that the family-owned coffee roaster continues to make progress in the sustainability area. The company also presents a new framework for sustainable development, where the goal is to reduce emissions in the entire value chain (Scope 3) with 30% by 2030.

"I am convinced, that if we really want to make a difference and ultimately save the future of coffee, we must create radical changes at farm level," says Lars Aaen Thøgersen, CEO of GrowGrounds.

New company is set to reverse coffee's negative climate and environmental impact

Lead by experienced professionals and backed Löfbergs the new company GrowGrounds has set out to change a global coffee industry with major climate and environmental challenges. In collaboration with coffee farmers all over the world, the goal is to eliminate coffee's negative CO2 impact and restore nature, and simultaneously ensure income and better living conditions for the coffee farmers.

"Certifications is an important piece of the puzzle for fair and sustainable development"

"Certifications is an important piece of the puzzle for fair and sustainable development"

There is a need for increased justice in the value chain and we work with that in several different ways. For instance, certifications. We imported the first container of organic coffee to Sweden in 1995. Today we are one of the world’s largest buyers and roaster of organic and Fairtrade coffee today.
Working with certifications means that an independent party controls the farm, that the produ

"The ambition is to transform the coffee industry and improve the farmers' opportunities"

"The ambition is to transform the coffee industry and improve the farmers' opportunities"

The coffee industry faces great challenges, and many coffee farmers are struggling every day to survive financially. It is threatening the livelihoods and makes fewer young people see a future as coffee farmers, which in the long run can decrease the access to coffee. We work in many ways in our own value chain, for example through supplier follow-ups, development projects and certifications. But

With Era of We, coffee farmers have the opportunity to set the price of their coffee beans themselves and market their products directly to both roasteries, consumers, and everyone who sells ready-roasted coffee.

Löfbergs Group in the forefront to disrupt the classic coffee industry with a new, global initiative that gives hope to the world's coffee farmers

A transparent coffee industry for the benefit of the farmers who grow the coffee. That is the ambition of Era of We, a new digital platform that gives coffee farmers the opportunity to set prices and create their own brands, and everyone can participate. In 2021, Löfbergs Group joined Era of We as the first roaster, launching the platform in Sweden. Now the turn has come to Denmark.

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