JBR, Inc. dba Rogers Family Company is a leader in the coffee growing, roasting, and distribution industry, actively pursues growth through leadership in environmental, socially responsible, and ethical business practices. Social responsibility is core to the Company’s operating philosophy, which drives our dedication to our customers, farmers, employees, our environment, and the planet. This commitment extends to our domestic and international suppliers.
The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act became effective on January 1, 2012. The act requires disclosure of particular efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking.
The Company is committed to conducting its business in a lawful and ethical manner; it is our expectation that our suppliers also conduct themselves in such a manner. Please be advised that we comply with the laws regarding slavery and human trafficking in the countries in which we are doing business. We also comply with local labor laws in the regions in which we have operations, and in the regions in which we procure coffee. We do not require any of our suppliers to certify that they comply with applicable slavery and human trafficking laws. However, during on-site evaluations, we inquire as to whether our suppliers have implemented a program to evaluate their labor practices and those of their suppliers.