Lavazza Foundation
Founded in 2004, the Giuseppe e Pericle Lavazza Ngo Foundation promotes and implements economic, social and environmental sustainability projects, to support coffee producing communities around the world.
To achieve meaningful results, the Foundation undertakes development projects in partnership with private citizens as well as international organizations, and NGOs. It is only through teamwork that the living conditions in coffee-producing communities can be effectively improved.
2018 results
  • 3

    Continents involved: America, Africa, Asia

  • 24


  • 17

    Producing countries

  • 94,000

    and more producer beneficiaries

Projects supported by the Lavazza Foundation have the primary objective of helping coffee producers to improve the yield and quality of their products by forging agricultural best practices and developing entrepreneurial skills.
The projects
  • The Dominican Republic and Haiti
  • Guatemala
  • Trifinio region (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras)
  • Colombia
  • Peru
  • Brazil
  • Uganda
  • Tanzania
  • Ethiopia
  • Vietnam
  • Indonesia
  • India
Innovating to beat climate change
How the Farmer Field School supports small producers in Vietnam.
The process of becoming a business
How to increase the work efficiency of coffee producers in northern Tanzania.
Rebirth through coffee
How to enhance local excellence and restore hope to the communities of Guatemala.
Our commitment is certified
Lavazza is a proud recipient of the Rainforest Alliance certification, a recognition of our tireless efforts to safeguard the land and enrich the lives of those who grow our product, while fostering a model for conscientious consumption.
Our respect and commitment to the environment is also reflected in Lavazza being Non-GMO Project Verified. All our coffee is GMO-free, because we believe in providing a pure, 100% natural product to our customers worldwide.