In late April I attended the Journal of Commerce’s Breakbulk and Project Cargo Conference and while the global supply chain issues may be improving, the cliché, ‘it ain’t over ‘til is over’ is unfortunately true.
A pilot project with selected specialty coffees between olam food ingredients and Melitta Europe is combining the capabilities of blockchain with other digital tools to meet growing consumer demand for coffee traceability.
Italian multinationals IMA and Goglio have entered a strategic partnership aimed at converging competences and know-how for the supply of the widest range of processing and packaging solutions for the coffee industry.
In partnership with the Brazilian Embassy in Helsinki and ApexBrasil, the Brazil Specialty Coffee Association promoted Brazilian specialty coffees at the biggest coffee festival in the Nordic countries.
IDH Farmfit Fund has announced the close of a credit facility of up to USD $1,000,000 to support ACOM’s unique financing programme, which provides growth opportunities for smallholder coffee farmers across Vietnam.
Starbucks Coffee Company and the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) have announced an expansion of their programme to support Colombian coffee growers in the Starbucks C.A.F.E. Practices network.
Thousands of coffee professionals, competitors and enthusiasts eagerly converged in Boston, Massachusetts last weekend (8-10 April) for the Specialty Coffee Expo. Judging by the excitement and energy amongst exhibitors and attendees, the Expo was back in ‘full force’ feeling very much like the ‘pre-Covid’ Expos.
At a signing ceremony conducted on 31 March in Mt.Hagen, Western Highlands Province, the International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA) welcomed Papua New Guinea as its 31st national chapter to join its global chapter network.
Padre Coffee, a specialty coffee roaster, wholesaler and retailer, with bases in Melbourne and Noosa, has announced it will be acquired by Private equity firm, Liverpool Partners.
The Specialty Coffee Expo, North America’s largest coffee trade show, took place 8-10 April with more than 10,000 attendees converging in Boston, Massachusetts.
To celebrate Good Earth’s 50th anniversary, its parent company, TATA Consumer Products, is reviving two of the brand’s favourite teas: Decaffeinated Lemongrass and Black Chai.