A year on from merging with UTZ, the Rainforest Alliance is devising a new certification programme, as part of increasing its efforts to prevent deforestation and assist farming communities.
69% of Americans drink 2 or more cups of coffee every day – everything from Folgers to craft coffee roasters carefully curated in a home coffee maker or at the local coffee shop – how did the humble cup of joe come to be such a cultural phenomenon?
Bristol-based Extract Coffee Roasters has launched a limited edition espresso called Kickflip, as part of a campaign to encourage skaters to donate their spare boards to charity Ethiopia Skate.
Luv Tea, a New York tea salon which aims to educate consumers on high-grade teas, has launched a series of tea classes, internships and consulting services.
illycaffè has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2019.
Cropster, a software solution for the coffee industry, has appointed Dominik Mucklow as product manager for origin and research & development.
Midlands-based independent coffee house & bar operator, Bear, plans to open its first London site in partnership with high-street fashion brand Jack Wills.
Following increasing demand for high quality and authentic organic Japanese matcha, Sugimoto Tea Company has increased production through opening a second factory in Shizouka, Japan.
DMCC has opened the ‘DMCC Coffee Centre’, a state-of-the-art 7,500m² temperature-controlled facility, and the first of its kind in the Middle East.
The Tea Masters Cup will have its debut in the US this year, with the first national qualifying round taking place at the World Tea Expo, 11-13 June in Las Vegas.