About World Coffee Research and NSF International


World Coffee Research developed the WCR Verified℠ program, and is an internationally renowned agricultural research organization that works in partnership with national and regional coffee institutes around the world to protect and grow supplies of quality coffee and improve the livelihoods of those who produce it. WCR is funded and driven by the global coffee industry, guided by producers, and executed by coffee scientists around the world. For more information, visit


NSF International is a global independent organization that writes standards, and tests and certifies products for the food, water, health sciences and consumer goods industries to minimize adverse health effects and protect the environment (www.nsf.org). NSF International provides expertise and accredited food services across all supply chain sectors, including agriculture, animal feed and welfare, produce, processing, distribution, dairy, seafood, quality management software, retail and restaurants. Services include Global Food Safety Initiative, foodservice equipment and nonfood compounds certification, HACCP validation and inspection, label claims verification and certification, DNA and food package testing, product and process development, food fraud consulting and training, and organic and Certified Transitional certification through Quality Assurance International (QAI). We also offer expert auditing, consulting and training. NSF International manages the WCR Verified℠ program, conducts nursery and seed producer audits, and issues certifications.