Recognising the power and potential in Generation Z
It is the most diverse generation to date and holds billions in buying power and they are poised to spend even more as they age, Generation Z is the future. Brands across all industries have no choice but to get to know these consumers.
Volcanica sees its low-acid coffee sales rise
Volcanica Coffee has seen an increase of sales of its low acid coffee during the pandemic.
Blending, roasting & processing, Product news, Sustainability
Sustainability drives packaging innovations
Driven by consumer demands for more eco-friendly products and manufacturers’ goals to cut costs by reducing material and energy usage, sustainability has become one of the most significant trends in the packaging industry, including end-of-line packaging.
Cambio Roasters presents recyclable coffee pods
US-based Cambio Roasters has launched its gourmet 100% Arabica coffee in fully recyclable coffee pods/K-cups.
Share your thoughts on tea sustainability
T&CTJ and Firsd Tea have collaborated to create what we believe is the ‘first of its kind’ tea survey to gauge perceptions of sustainability in the global tea industry among business leaders in the tea, coffee, cocoa, and wine sectors.
Final days to share your opinion on tea sustainability
The survey, a collaboration between T&CTJ and Firsd Tea, aims to assess views of sustainability in the global tea industry. The final deadline for responses is 20 February 2022.
The Odd Coffee Company set to tackle UK coffee wastage
The Odd Coffee Company is rescuing surplus coffee pods and tonnes of freshly roasted bean and ground coffee, and working closely with premium coffee roasters nationwide to help reduce their waste.
Olam Food Ingredients launches new brand to underline its customer proposition
Olam Food Ingredients (ofi), a global leader in natural and sustainable food ingredients and solutions, has just revealed its new brand. The identity taps into themes and colors which reflect ofi’s1 ability to drive innovation in all areas of its business to deliver more growth and impact for customers. Brought to life in ofi’s recent […]
Matthew Algie unveils crucial climate pledges as it serves COP26 delegates
As well as supplying carbon neutral coffee to the world’s most influential politicians, the Glasgow-based roaster will also be showcased at COP26 as an example of what businesses can do in this field.
Fairtrade farmers increasingly threatened by climate change, warns study
The intensifying impacts of climate change pose a serious risk to global agricultural production and directly threaten the livelihoods of millions of Fairtrade farmers, a new study has revealed.
Tea & coffee: ingredients for success at Host Milan 2021
The 42nd edition of Host Milan concluded this week, and I was fortunate enough to be one of the 150,000 attendees.
Blending, roasting & processing, Business, Equipment & packaging, Origins, Product news, Sustainability
GCP releases revised Coffee Sustainability Reference Code
The Global Coffee Platform’s newly-revised Code offers a common language for the sector to collectively advance farmers’ prosperity, social wellbeing and nature conservation.
Clipper Teas pledges support to Fairtrade farmers in run up to COP26
Clipper Teas has joined forces with other Fairtrade partners to pledge its support for farmers in their call for climate justice ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, UK, this November.
Gorilla Coffee Alliance to enhance rural livelihoods & wildlife conservation in Democratic Republic of the Congo
USAID, Nespresso, Olam Food Ingredients, TechnoServe, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and Asili will partner to support sustainable agriculture and rural enterprise to reduce threats to the critically endangered Grauer’s gorilla.