Awards & Recognition
Not Just A Cup, But A Just Cup

Awards & Recognition

raising awareness & accountability

The coffee industry has a tremendous impact (positive and negative) on the environment, along with social equity, and peace in coffee growing regions. While certifications are fundamental to our work, our practices often go far beyond the standards that Fair Trade & Organic Certification have set.

  •  Roast Magazine

    Roast Magazine
    2017 Roaster of the Year

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    2017 Roaster of the Year

    A once in a lifetime honor from Roast Magazine! This award is not just about what we've done or where we came from… it’s about the coffee. After choosing the finalists from the information submitted to them from coffee roasters around the globe, Roast Magazine does a blind taste test. We are deeply honored with this recognition. Please read more about the process and the competition with the button below.

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  •  Good Food 2019 Award Winner

    Good Food
    2019 Award Winner

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    2019 Award Winner

    To win a double blind tasting over 170 other distinguished coffee roasters is truly an honor. We thank the Good Food Foundation for recognizing the importance of authenticity and quality in the food we eat. When you love the work you do, and care deeply about the process from start to finish, it shines through to the finished product. At least, that’s been our experience here at Thanksgiving Coffee Company for over 50 years.

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  •  Global Citizenship Award

    Global Citizenship Award

    Arrow Global Citizenship Award

    The Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award was established to bring to Tufts University distinguished scholars and practitioners whose passion resonates with Dr. Mayer’s dictum that:"Scholarship, research and teaching must be dedicated to solving the most pressing problems facing the world."

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  •  B Labs Best for the World Community

    B Labs Best for the World Community

    Arrow B Labs Best for the World Community

    From 2012 through 2022, B Lab recognized the top-performing B Corps creating great impact through their businesses. These B Corps were named Best for the World™, as their verified scores in the five impact areas evaluated on the B Impact Assessment - community, customers, environment, governance, and workers - are amongst the global top 5% in their corresponding size group. These businesses are proving that competing not only to be the best in the world, but the best for the world, is a winning strategy, and they can lead the way as more businesses continue to join the movement that is transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet. The award series ended in 2022.

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  •  B Corp Certified

    B Corp Certified

    Arrow B Corp Certified

    B Corps are leading a global movement of people using business as a force for good. They use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corps are for-profit companies, certified by the nonprofit B Lab, to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.

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  •  Fair Trade

    Fair Trade

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    The international FAIRTRADE Mark appears on over 27,000 products sold in more than 120 countries. When you buy products with the international FAIRTRADE Mark, you make a positive difference for small-scale farmers and workers around the world. Products bearing the Mark meet the social, economic and environmental standards set by Fairtrade.

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  •  USDA Organic

    USDA Organic

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    The majority of our coffee products are certified Orgranic. Organic agriculture produces products using methods that help to preserve the environment and avoid most synthetic materials, such as pesticides and antibiotics. USDA Organic standards determine how farmers can grow crops and raise livestock and which materials they may use, in order to achieve certification.

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  •  Smithsonian “Bird-Friendly” Coffee

    Smithsonian “Bird-Friendly” Coffee

    Arrow Smithsonian “Bird-Friendly” Coffee

    The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center has developed a certification for coffee that meet their strict standards – coffee that is 100% organic and shade-grown. They call it Bird Friendly Coffee. Their seal of approval ensures tropical “agroforests” are preserved and migratory birds find a healthy haven when they travel from your backyard to faraway farms producing the beans you enjoy every morning.

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 Our Story

Our Story

For over 50 years we have evolved to being "Not Just A Cup, But A Just Cup!" with a mission to enhance the wellbeing of all we touch - from coffee grower to coffee drinker.

Take a walk with us on how we got here...

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