Starbucks today (26 June) announced it is introducing Teavana into the USD $1.2 billion packaged tea category in US grocery stores.
Recent mergers, acquisitions and overall growth across the coffee sector follow trends established by beer, soft drinks and other beverage industries.
The Panama Canal Authority helped open the first coffee processing plant in Las Gaitas, Capira, Panama as part of its Environmental Economic Incentives Program (PIEA), a land-titling programme supporting communities in the Canal watershed.
Starbucks Corporation announced Monday that Howard Schultz is stepping down as executive chairman and member of the board of directors and will be honoured with the title of chairman emeritus effective 26 June.
Mother Parkers’ desire to enter the single serve market with a sustainable, cost effective capsule, led to the development of the EcoCup.
Tea is the most profitable beverage item in foodservice establishments, but operators could generate greater sales by serving premium, freshly brewed iced tea.
Synergy Flavours Inc, a leading supplier of flavours, extracts and essences for the global food and beverage industry, recently announced its acquisition of Janoušek, one of the world’s first suppliers of herbal extracts and natural flavouring and an expert in Italian flavour profiles.
Barry Callebaut Beverages UK has achieved Food Safety System Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000).
To celebrate the contribution of women to coffee agriculture, Nespresso is launching a new campaign featuring several female farmers and farm advisors — also known as agronomists.