Last week, the Tea and Herbal Association of Canada (THAC) held a two-day virtual North American Tea Conference under the theme, “The Present Reimagined.” The event offered a strong mix of presentations covering the impact of Covid-19 on Canadian consumption trends, consumer behaviour and purchasing patterns, as well as the pandemic’s effect on the global tea industry.
100 bidders from 17 countries and regions joined the virtual Singapore Specialty Coffee Auction held on 1 October 2020.
With record-setting prices for all of its last five auctions, Alliance for Coffee Excellence delivered over $3 million dollars in gross auction revenue for its combined 123 winning Cup of Excellence coffees.
An emergency intervention programme has been created to alleviate the impact of coronavirus on Africa’s coffee sector.
45 producers and 56 lots of specialty grade coffee will be joining the first Singapore (Micro-Lot) Specialty Coffee Auction organised virtually by the Singapore Coffee Association.
Qima Coffee in partnership with Dr Christophe Montagnon from RD2 Vision has announced the discovery of Yemenia, which will be available in the upcoming ACE Qima Yemen private collection coffee auction.
In its latest report, the International Coffee Organisation (ICO) revealed that all group indicator prices rose in August 2020 for the second consecutive month.
Established in Tokyo in 1985, Teej Co Ltd was one of the first companies to introduce the non-blended, garden-fresh teas to Japan. Teej started sell Darjeeling First Flush teas in early July, about two months later than usual, because of Covid-19-related delays.
Starbucks’ new Digital Traceability tool takes customers on a virtual expedition to meet farmers, roasters and baristas and explore coffee-growing regions around the world.
Colombia made history back in February when it officially launched the Coffee Price Stabilization Fund. The fund will aid the country’s smallholders who had been severely impacted by the commodity price collapse over the last few years, but the fund has a broader ambition than just propping up prices when commodity markets are low.
Nespresso has announced a long-term commitment to revive the DRC’s coffee industry under its Reviving Origins programme, with the launch of organic KAHAWA ya CONGO coffee in the US.