Butonde coffee is a blend which is Fairtrade certified and it possesses a Fairtrade Mark on its packet. It came up as way of supporting farmers to add more value to their coffee and then sell it to Fairtrade markets and other customers on local, regional and international markets.
The project, has contributed to improved sustainable livelihoods for small-scale coffee producers in Uganda through climate adaptation and mitigation measures, using participatory group approach. On top of the price farmers and workers receive for their produce or labour, they receive an extra sum of money to invest in improving the quality of their lives. This extra sum of money is called Premium.