A suivre
Official launch of
Santander (Colombia)
more than 1000 AAA farmers will
gather in Santander Colombia to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the program
10th Anniversary
of the AAA Program


As a photojournalist for National Geographic since 1979, Reza has explored more than a hundred countries. With rare sensitivity, he invites us to discover human stories, individual destinies, and the beauty of humanity.
World famous photographer Reza has met the people behind your coffee, celebrating their commitment, passion and dedication to producing your favorite grand cru. Moments of outstanding beauty, emotion and humanity have been captured by Reza.
3 Colombian AAA farmers
receive the Rainforest Alliance
Sustainable Standard-Setters Award
May 21st, Timbio:
Event in Popayan, Colombia
800 Colombian farmers,
5 AAA coffee producing
regions, 30 awards

Eli Vesga Ardila

Eli Vesga Ardila
Age :  41
Country :  Colombia
"Our work with Nespresso on the Naora Limited Edition was very successful. The Nespresso AAA Program gives us the chance to produce a better coffee each day""Our work with Nespresso on the Naora Limited Edition was very successful. The Nespresso AAA Program gives us the chance to produce a better coffee each day"
Start of Trees for Life
Project in Caldas Colombia
Rejuvenating and planting
more resistant coffee trees
for 225 AAA farmers
1st 100% AAA sourced
Limited Edition coffee

Diver Hernán Jimenez Anacona

Diver Hernán Jimenez Anacona
Age :  25
Country :  Colombia
His farm has been participating in the program since 2008. It has been Rainforest Alliance certified since 13th of August 2011. He considers the award he received in the
Nespresso invests
for Prospresso: Improving the quality of life of Cauca and Nariño communities in Colombia
221 AAA farms benefit from
a unique micro-finance initiative in
Huehuetenango, Guatemala

Tomás Gutierrez

Tomás Gutierrez
Age :  39
Country :  Costa Rica
Every year, as part of his annual plan, Tomás renovates different coffee lots, especially the coffee plants that are observed to have low productivity. In this case, he uses the caturra coffee variety for quality and productivity reasons.
Rosabaya de Colombia
becomes the first Nespresso Pure
Origin to be sourced 100% from the AAA program

Diogo Teixeira de Macedo

Diogo Teixeira de Macedo
Age :  34
Country :  Brazil
“The AAA Program appealed to my own ideals and principles concerning environmental politics, social issues and coffee quality. Looking back today for
New coffee farming cluster
Huila (Colombia), second largest coffee production area in Colombia
7,761 fermentation tanks,
15,812 solar dryers,
6,727 waste handling equipment,
2,677 wasted water treatment systems,
for 3,264 families of Narino (Colombia) in partnership with the Colombian Coffee growers Federation (FNC)

Jaime Marino Delgado

Jaime Marino Delgado
Age :  39
Country :  Colombia
Jaime participated in activities for Coffee Renovation with more resistant varieties (80% of his coffee farm is planted with Colombia variety). He currently manages two coffee farms with his wife, Clara.
New coffee farming cluster
'Fraijanes' (Guatemala),
'San Diego' (Costa Rica),
and 'Mogyana' (Brazil)
Corporate Green Globe Award
given by The Rainforest Alliance

Orlando Ceciliano Calderón

Orlando Ceciliano Calderón
Country :  Costa Rica
Orlando promotes selective harvesting, in order to pick only red coffee cherries, according to the Nespresso quality standards.
trees provided
Thanks to the reforestation
program on the farms
in Caldas (Colombia)
variety Cafe Forte
becomes the 2nd 100%
AAA sourced coffee blend

Fabio Alonso Reyes

Fabio Alonso Reyes
Age :  32
Country :  Colombia
Fabio is a very passionate person, full of dreams. He comes from a coffee producing family. His father taught him to work the land, and considers that the program has been a real support in his vision of succeeding as a coffee producer.
becomes the 1st
100% AAA sourced coffee

Edgar Fernández Araya

Edgar Fernández Araya
Country :  Costa Rica
Edgar protects the natural vegetation around the Margo river, ensuring an ecosystem that provides a habitat for wildlife, especially for the different kinds of birds of the region. Edgar also produces and sells cucumbers, cheese and pork meat to his neighbours.
Native Trees Planted
Marking National Tree Day
in La Giorgia (Costa Rica)
The AAA Program
is launched in Colombia,
Costa Rica and Mexico
Renovation plan:
67 pulpers, 53 fermentation tanks
and 66 drying facilities
are renovated on 158 farms
in Caldas, Colombia
1% to 2%
of the world's coffee production
answers Nespresso's criteria
Nespresso launches
the AAA Program for Quality,
Sustainability and Productivity
in collaboration with
The Rainforest Alliance.
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