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Coffee Hits New Export Record in Coffee Year 2017-18

The International Coffee Organization announced that total coffee exports increased each year since 2010-11 with a new record reached in 2017-18 at 121.86 million bags, 2% higher than 2016-17.

Posted 12 November 2018

Dunkin’ Launches New Handcrafted Espresso Beverages

After unveiling its new rebranding designed to emphasize its beverage-focused strategy, Dunkin’ (formerly Dunkin’ Donuts) has revealed one of the most significant product initiatives in the brand’s recent history.

Posted 5 November 2018

Coffee Year 2017-18 Ends in Surplus

World coffee production in coffee year 2017-18 is estimated 5.7% higher at 164.81 million bags as output of Arabica increased by 2.2%, to 101.82, and Robusta grew 11.7%, to 62.99 million bags.

Posted 10 October 2018

Lavazza to Acquire Mars Drinks Business

Consolidation in the coffee industry continues as the Lavazza Group is acquiring Mars’ Drinks business, including the Flavia and Klix systems, leading brands in the office coffee service (OCS) and vending segments.

Posted 2 October 2018

International Coffee Day 2018: Celebrating & Empowering Women in Coffee

To mark International Coffee Day this year, the International Coffee Organization (ICO) is celebrating the role of women across the value chain and calling on both public and private sectors to empower women to achieve gender equality and increase productivity, supply and sustainable consumption.

Posted 1 October 2018

European Tea Society Debuts at Tea & Coffee World Cup

The European Tea Society (ETS) is a newly formed not-for-profit organisation based in Bedford, England, whose driving principle is to create, promote and inspire excellence in the specialty tea community.

Posted 14 September 2018

Coffee Prices in August Fall to 57-Month Low

The International Coffee Organisation reports that international coffee prices continued their two-year downward trend as prices dropped 20.1% in August 2018 compared with August 2017.

Posted 10 September 2018