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Löfbergs is up for The Nordic Council Nature and Environment Prize

Press release   •   May 21, 2015 09:00 UTC

The list of nominees for one of the most prestigious environmental awards in the Nordic countries has been presented. The coffee roaster Löfbergs is one of the candidates for The Nordic Council Nature and Environment Prize.

The prize was established in 1995 and is awarded to a person, organization or enterprise that has made special efforts for the environment or put focus on a specific environmental area. This year's theme is greenhouse gas emissions, an area that is an important part of Löfbergs's sustainability work.

Less impact on the climate
Löfbergs has reduced its impact on climate with 31 percent since 2005, despite the increase in production. This is partly due to continuous energy efficiencies and the fact that the company is using more renewable energy. The aim is to be the most sustainable coffee group in Europe.

The winner of The Nordic Council Nature and Environment Prize will be announced on 27 October.

For more information:
Anders Thorén, Communications Manager, Löfbergs, +46 (0) 703 55 64 22, anders.thoren@lofbergs.se

Löfbergs is one of the largest family-owned coffee roasters in the Nordic countries. The company has 300 employees and a turnover of SEK 1.5 billion. The head office is situated in Karlstad, Sweden and the company has its own roasting-houses in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Latvia. The company was founded in 1906 and is today one of the world's largest importers of ecological and Fairtrade labelled coffee. Löfbergs also owns the tea brand Kobbs.

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