The Coffee Industry Board
The Coffee Industry Board’s principal role is to promote, regulate, monitor and guide the development of the coffee industry of Jamaica and to assure quality of Jamaican coffee.
Licensing: Licensing and monitoring of coffee dealers, processors, works and nurseries, trademark registration licensing and monitoring of users. The Coffee Industry Board owns the Jamaica Blue Mountain® and Jamaican High Mountain Supreme® coffee trademarks and is responsible for the integrity of the brand.
Certification Process: Defining quality standards, growing areas and recommending specific plant varieties. Certifying quality via taking custody of all green coffee for shipment, sample testing of same and handling all export documentation and preparation.
Advisory services: Monitoring and forecasting of crop condition, technical advice to farmer groups on planting, pre- and post-harvesting techniques, pest and disease control and environmental management.