"Born in Canada and raised on coffee plantations in Costa Rica, I learned from a young age of the artistry and passion required for cultivating the finest 100% Arabica beans. For over 30 years, that passion has become the beating heart that spurs my family business, creating gourmet coffee unlike any other. I invite you to enjoy one of life's greatest pleasures."

- Charles Litterst, Founder & CEO 




    ffsc22000-2-.jpgZavida's facilities are FSSC 22000 certified for our coffee products and will be certified for all liquid flavor products in 2017. Click to download our FSSC 22000 certificate.


    usda-logo.pngOrganic coffee is grown without the use of non-organic synthetic pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers on special isolated farms committed to using sustainable agriculture techniques.

    Organic coffee certification preserves natural resources and biodiversity, supports animal health and welfare, receives annual onsite inspections, separates organic from non-organic food and ensures that no genetically modified ingredients are present.


    Zavida's facilities are certified Kosher by the Kashruth Council of Canada, the largest Kosher certification agency in Canada. Visit cor.ca for more information.