Participation in the advancement of business and the coffee sector

Paulig develops the sector in the various stages of the coffee chain in cooperation with numerous other players.

Partnerships in Finland

GS1 Finland Oy:

GS1 is an impartial, non-profit, global organisation which aims to create unified standards and operating methods for players in trade and industry. GS1 is the world’s most widely used standardisation solution for the delivery chain.

Finnish Food and Drink Industries’ Federation:

the Federation is a lobbyist for the Finnish food industry in business and labour market politics. The Finnish Food and Drink Industries’ Federation also serves as a collaboration forum in relations with the authorities, wholesale and retail, producers and other stakeholders.

Finnish Business & Society:

the aim of the network is to develop cooperation between the private and public sector to promote socially and economically sustainable development.

Finnish Association of Marketing Communication Agencies MTL:

the Association is a central organisation for companies providing specialist marketing and communication services. Its members use their expertise to help companies and NGOs to achieve their marketing and communication goals.

Finnish Coffee Roasters’ Association:

the Finnish Coffee Roasters’ Association is a sector association of the Finnish Food and Drink Industries’ Federation and a member of the ECF (European Coffee Federation). In addition to lobbying, the Association develops links to the researcher community in Finland to keep tabs on coffee research, and it closely monitors international research, questions related to coffee and health, and environmental issues. The mission of the Finnish Coffee Roasters’ Association is to provide Finns with up-to-date information on coffee, coffee culture, and the production and processing of coffee.,

Environmental Register of Packaging PYR Ltd:

legislation obliges companies to attend to the recycling of the packagings they provide for the market. By making a contract with PYR, a company transfers its packaging recycling obligations to PYR’s producer organisations. As an indication of this, Paulig has been granted the PYR label.

Finnish Packaging Association:

the Association coordinates the packaging industry’s publicity and PR work, publishing and training.

Finnish Plastics Recycling Ltd:

the company is the producer organisation of the plastics industry.


International partnerships


International Coffee Partners GmbH (ICP):

a non-profit joint venture established in 2001 by five European family companies in the coffee sector. ICP promotes sustainable development in the coffee countries of origin by carrying out projects which benefit coffee-grower families and the environment.

Coffee and Climate:

ICP and the German development cooperation organisation GIZ launched the joint Coffee & Climate project in spring 2011. The project assists coffee smallholders to adapt to the challenges of climate change.

Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC):

An organisation comprised of Europe’s biggest coffee companies. The ISIC’s Scientific Committee monitors and finances scientific research into the effects of coffee on health. The Communication Committee produces information based on this research for the use of healthcare professionals.

European Coffee Federation (ECF)

is a Europe-wide umbrella organisation for the coffee sector, acting as lobbyist on the EU level.

Speciality Coffee Association of America (SCAA):

the Association’s membership includes cafés, roasteries, growers, coffee exporters and importers.

Speciality Coffee Association of Europe, SCAE:

Paulig is a member of this Association, which has the mission of developing the appreciation, profile and sales of speciality coffees and to increase the knowledge and professional skills of people working in the sector.

Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce (FRCC):

a non-profit organisation with both Finnish and Russian members. The FRCC helps Finnish companies to internationalise in Russia and promotes the opportunities and enthusiasm of Russian corporations to seek Finnish partners and business opportunities.


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