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Certifications

OUR CERTIFICATIONS

Intelligent Blends holds an AA Grade

GFSI/BRC Certified – 2020 AA Rating

Certified: 2015- present

Certified through the British Retail Consortium (BRC) under the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). BRC Global Standards is a leading safety and quality certification program, used by over 23,000 certificated suppliers in 123 countries, with certification issued through a worldwide network of accredited certification bodies. The Standards guarantee the standardization of quality, safety and operational criteria and ensure that manufacturers fulfill their legal obligations and provide protection for the end consumer.


QAI Certified Organic

Certified: 2013 – present

Quality Assurance International (QAI) is a U.S.-based international organic certification company that is authorized by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as a USDA-accredited certifying agent that operates globally to certify organic operations to National Organic Program standards. QAI offers organic certification under the National Organic Program for agricultural producers, food processing facilities, integrated manufacturing operations, contract packing operations, traders, distributors, retailers, and ultimately consumers.


Certified Recyclable K-Cups

SCS Global Services

Certified: 2019 – present

SCS Global Services (SCS) has been providing global leadership in third-party quality, environmental and sustainability verification, certification, auditing, testing, and standards development for three decades. Its programs span a cross-section of industries, recognizing achievements in green building, product manufacturing, food and agriculture, forestry, power generation retail, and more. SCS is accredited to provide services under a wide range of nationally and internationally recognized certification programs. Consistent with its mission, SCS is a chartered benefit corporation, reflecting its commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices. 


Fair Trade Certified

Certified: 2013 – present

Fair Trade USA’s standards aim to bring our mission of empowerment, economic development, social development and environmental stewardship to farmers and workers around the world. Fair Trade USA’s approach to certification enables many different producers of a range of commodities to participate and compete in international markets in ways that are fair and equitable today and help them to progress and acquire greater business capacity over time. All of our Standards and related documents can be found at our Standards Download Center


QAI Certified (STAR-K) Kosher

Certified: 2013 – present

QAI, in partnership with STAR-K, provides a joint kosher and organic auditing program. Through rabbinical supervision products can be certified to both the strictest kosher certification requirements and to the USDA National Organic Program standards for organic certification.


Beyond Soy Certified

Certified: 2021 – present

Beyond Soy Certification is an easy way for consumers to identify soy-free products. Beyond Soy will review a product’s ingredients and manufacturing process to ensure that the product is soy-free. Following a successful review, Beyond Soy will certify the product as soy-free. Once a product has been certified, it will include the Beyond Soy logo on its packaging. The presence of this logo indicates that the product is soy-free.

Beyond Soy Certification eliminates the complexity of searching the ingredient list for soy. It makes it easy to choose a soy-free product without stress or worry. To obtain Beyond Soy Certification a product must be free of all soy-related ingredients. This includes, but is not limited to, things like soy, tofu, soybean oil, soy lecithin, and natural flavors made from soy. 


Keto Certified

Certified: 2021 – present

The Keto Certified label was developed and trademarked by The Paleo Foundation to identify food products that meet the standards of the ketogenic diet. The Keto Certified label is a certification mark with use permitted only to those who have entered into a contractual agreement with the Paleo Foundation. The Keto Certified label was designed to establish an easily identifiable mark indicating that a product has met the strictures of the ketogenic diet and merit use of the Keto Certified label. 


SCS Gluten Free

SCS Global Services Gluten Free

Certified: 2021 – present

SCS Global Services Gluten-Free Standard (SCS) has been providing global leadership in third-party quality, environmental and sustainability verification, certification, auditing, testing, and standards development for three decades. Its programs span a cross-section of industries, recognizing achievements in green building, product manufacturing, food and agriculture, forestry, power generation retail, and more. SCS is accredited to provide services under a wide range of nationally and internationally recognized certification programs. Consistent with its mission, SCS is a chartered benefit corporation, reflecting its commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices.


Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS)

EMAS is a premium management instrument developed by the European Commission for companies and other organizations to evaluate, report, and improve their environmental performance. EMAS is open to every type of organisation eager to improve its environmental performance. It spans all economic and service sectors and is applicable worldwide.


UTZ Certified

UTZ is a certification program for sustainable farming of coffee, tea, cocoa and hazelnuts. The program is part of the Rainforest Alliance, an international non-profit organization working to create a better future for people and nature.