Members of the coffee supply chain who produce, process and sell green coffee.
Examples: Producers, Producer-Exporters, Producer Organisations, Mills, Estates etc.
Members of the coffee supply chain who purchase/ use green coffee and are engaged in final processing or are retailers with a private label or are owners of a coffee brand.
Examples: Roasters, soluble coffee manufacturers, private label companies, brand owners, retailers with private labels, coffee bar chains etc.
Members of the coffee supply chain who trade green coffee.
Examples: Green coffee traders, exporters and importers etc.
Members of the coffee supply chain who are involved in the trading of coffee acting as agents or brokers.
Individuals who are interested in supporting the Global Coffee Platform through their membership.
Governmental or non-governmental associations or institutions who are not commercially active in the coffee supply chain and do not belong to any of the above groups.
Examples: Research institutes, agricultural extension services, membership associations of commercial coffee supply chain actors etc.
Legal entities who provide services to the coffee supply chain but do not produce nor buy nor sell green or roasted coffee
Examples: Warehouses, physical service providers (packaging, fumigation, shipping lines, logistical service suppliers), banks, coffee equipment suppliers, laboratories and consultancies etc.
Non-governmental organisations who are
• mission-driven and pursue a general public interest of social or ecological concern, AND
• are not commercially engaged in the coffee supply chain and do not represent the interests of any commercial entities in the coffee supply chain, AND
• are active in advocacy and/ or the implementation/ financing of sustainability programs/ projects.
Examples: Development organisations, trade unions, consumer protection, environmental protection or human rights organisations etc.