These are all the posts that have been tagged with Asia.
In its April Coffee Market Report, the London-based International Coffee Organization (ICO) announced that global coffee exports amounted to 10.81 million bags in March 2018, compared to 10.91 million in March 2017, driven by decreased shipments of Arabica, particularly Colombian Milds.
While not an avid tea drinker, I am a purist – I do not add any milk or sugar to my tea – nor do I like boba (bubble) teas so learning about the latest tea trend – cheese teas – caused me to cringe.
Starbucks stores in Asia are celebrating the arrival of spring with layered handcrafted coffee beverages featuring unique fusions of Signature Espresso and unexpected ingredients.
In its January report, the International Coffee Organization (ICO) announced that the coffee market recovered marginally from a sluggish December.
Peet’s Coffee announced a 2018 winter lineup influenced by turmeric, a flavourful and fragrant spice praised for its reputed health benefits.
The International Coffee Organization (ICO) reported that the coffee market reacted negatively as Robusta prices declined in November.
Starbucks opened its second Reserve Roastery today in Shanghai, three years after the inaugural Seattle Roastery.
I’m not one to beat the proverbial “dead horse,” but sometimes coverage of a specific topic bears repeating, or follow up in this case.
The International Coffee Organization (ICO), in its latest report, announced that while coffee year 2016-17 registered a decrease in its final month, total exports reached a record 122.45 million bags, 4.8% greater than the 116.89 million bags shipped in coffee year 2015-16.
Starbucks has introduced Teavana Frozen Teas, handcrafted beverages that combine Teavana teas and botanical blends with premium ingredients.
With the official arrival of fall this Friday (22 Sept), Starbucks is celebrating the flavours and colours of the season with the debut of new beverages and seasonally-designed cups.
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.