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Nespresso joins CABI BioProtection Portal as sponsor

Published 23/03/2021

Theme: Portal members

The rolling green hills of the Caldas region of Colombia where Nespresso’s AAA Sustainable Quality™ programme works with thousands of coffee producers

In an exciting new sponsorship, Nespresso’s AAA Sustainable Quality™ programme has joined the CABI BioProtection Portal. Since it was created in 2003, the AAA programme has been providing farmers with support, expertize and techniques to grow coffee more efficiently and sustainably, boosting livelihoods, incomes and productivity in the process.

Visitors to the CABI BioProtection Portal will now benefit from the expertize and specialization of the Nespresso’s AAA Sustainable Quality™ programme. The new sponsorship will boost the knowledge and information available to growers and advisors through the Portal on the biological control of pests in coffee-producing countries.

The CABI BioProtection Portal is a ground-breaking information resource, available on four continents, that helps growers and agricultural advisors to identify, source and correctly apply non-chemical pest control products against problematic pests in their crops.

Sustainable farming and the protection of biodiversity and soils is important to Nespresso: the AAA programme is committed to investing in sustainable practices throughout its value chain, from bean to cup. The new sponsorship with Nespresso’s AAA Sustainable Quality™ programme increases the reach of the CABI BioProtection Portal to coffee-producing growers.

A portal to support biopesticides in agriculture and the biological control of pests

The CABI BioProtection Portal helps growers wanting to replace chemical pesticides with non-chemical pest control. It aims to be the go-to information resource for those looking to identify and source biocontrol and biopesticide products for the biological control of pests.

Biopesticides in agriculture are extremely beneficial as they cater to the demands of modern consumers looking for healthier and safer food. They also help growers who need to meet market or export standards and reduce pressure on the environment.

Accessible on multiple devices and free to use, the CABI BioProtection Portal puts valuable information at the fingertips of the people who need it. The new sponsorship with Nespresso helps expand this available knowledge.

Talking about the sponsorship, Dr Steven Edgington, said, “It’s great to have Nespresso joining the portal. CABI has been working with their AAA Sustainable Quality programme for a while now in Colombia and has seen, first-hand, their drive and commitment to looking after farmers and the land they work on.”

For more information about Nespresso’s AAA Sustainable Quality™ programme, visit

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