Equipment & packaging
As consumers in the United States seek new experiences and discoveries, including finding new and differentiated flavours, formats and occasions, growing numbers are willing to try beverages from around the world.
When communicating the virtues of coffee, descriptions must be accurate, lacking in ambiguity and hyperbole, to be easily understood. The first of a two-part series on coffee descriptors, explores creating TRUE coffee descriptions.
I recently came across a 2017 survey that tested thirteen/supermarket grocery store coffee brands in the United States to “find the best of the bunch.”
Tea is the leading beverage consumed worldwide – after water – but the tea bag format has historically not been environmentally friendly.
Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) is launching a new coffee sustainability project to benefit 3,000 farmers in Vietnam’s Dak Lak, Dak Nong, and Gia Lai provinces, in the country’s coffee-producing Central Highlands region.
The International Coffee Organization announced that prices for all coffee groups fell in June 2018, though the largest month-on-month decrease occurred for Brazilian Naturals, which declined by 3.7% to 115.10 US cents/lb.
Recent mergers, acquisitions and overall growth across the coffee sector follow trends established by beer, soft drinks and other beverage industries.
European food packaging producer Flo has announced the launch of an industrially compostable coffee capsule created in partnership with NatureWorks.