These are all the posts that have been tagged with Asia.
With an ideal geographic allocation close to the equator, high peaks and volcanic soils, the tea plant is thriving in Indonesia, but is not profitable enough compared to other cash crops.
The rise of emerging markets across Southeast Asia for more than two decades has brought about a stunning rise in coffee consumption to the region’s already fast-expanding economies. From the biggest players in the traditional markets like the Philippines and Japan, to new giants such as China, South Korea, Indonesia and Vietnam, this is a welcome development for the coffee market and analysts expect the Asia coffee boom to set new records for world growth in coming years.
The Asia Pacific market is expected to continue to experience dramatic coffee growth in the coming years. However, local brands–and mixes–dominate, so international players looking to enter the ASEAN market must ensure their brands “feel local” and cater to local tastes.
Spotlight: Southeast Asia (Coffee and Tea) Equipment and Packaging Round Up Logistics & Warehousing; Equipment & Packaging Round Up Profile: Argo Tea Bonus Show Distribution: Tea & Coffee World Cup; PCCA Convention; North American Tea Conference; ICO Council Meeting; Pack Expo.
“Time to make the donuts!” When I learned that Dunkin’ Donuts is planning to drop “Donuts” from its name in a test, the phrase “Time to make the donuts!” immediately popped into my mind as it is from my favorite old Dunkin’ Donuts commercials.
Only a few months after the major announcement that UTZ and the Rainforest Alliance have announced the intention to merge by the end of this year.
The coffee-growing landscape across South America, the world’s biggest coffee-producing region, is changing.
Boncafé International and Java Mountain Coffee are forming an “Asian Sustainable Coffee Distribution” partnership to support women working in the coffee supply chain throughout Asia.
Starbucks Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining 50% share of its East China (“East China JV”) business from Uni-President Enterprises Corporation (“UPEC”) and President Chain Store Corporation (“PCSC”).
The First World Coffee Producers Forum was held in the city of Medellín, Colombia, 10-12 July.
Prompted by growth and consumer demand, Starbucks announced a USD $120 million expansion of its Augusta Soluble Plant that will nearly double the size of the operation and create up to 100 new jobs at the Georgia facility in the year after construction is completed.
The Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) announced that President Bill Clinton, will address the World Coffee Producers Forum, which will be held in Medellin, Colombia, 10-12 July.
A great beverage isn’t always just about taste. It can be a whole sensory experience including a tantalizing aroma and appealing appearance. For customers across Asia, now it can also be about a wider range of unique textures.
Piracy and cargo theft has long been a concern in both the shipping business and the subsequent coffee supply chain, which depends on the safe and timely delivery of the beans.