Costa Rican Award
Awarded by President Miguel Angel Rodriguez Echeverria for Peerless’ commitment to quality and sustainable pricing to farmers in Costa Rica
Manuel Mejia Coffee Medal of Honor
Awarded by Colombia’s National Federation of Coffee Growers to George J. Vukasin for his lifelong promotion of quality coffee with an emphasis on Colombian mild coffee. He was also lauded for his work with the National Coffee Association for enhancing the reputation of the specialty coffee industry in the North American market.
StopWaste Partnership Program
Peerless continues to develop new ways to benefit the environment and received the Leadership and Achievement Award in Sustainability for 2010. Recent successes: implemented complete recycling program.
Bay Area Green Business
First coffee roaster and supplier in the Bay Area to be certified as a Green business since 1999– through a maximum recycling effort, a minimum use of energy and water resources, and promoting a healthy workforce.
Peerless Coffee & Tea Scholarship
University of California, Berkeley Scholarship awarded to undergraduate students with leadership skills.
Oakland Indie Award, Pillar of the Community 2010