In the first installment in this series, we looked at the history of auctioning coffee throughout the world. Part two focuses on modern iterations of coffee auctions
Coffee pricing is constantly changing, but with recent futures market lows driving producers to extremes, it may be time for the concretization of alternative pricing strategies
With a foundation based on family, Southern values and a strong commitment to giving back to the community – both local and beyond – fourth-generation owned and operated Community Coffee Company celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2019.
Pluck Tea aims to improve the quality of tea in the Canadian foodservice industry while employing sustainable strategies to reduce its carbon footprint such as using locally-sourced ingredients. By Anne-Marie Hardie
Amid an unstable economy, Burundi is working to improve productivity in its coffee sector by strengthening its value chain and implementing better practices. By Gordon Feller
With Kenya leading, Uganda catching up, and Rwanda and Burundi continuing to invest, there remains growth potential to satisfy demand from established and new customers. By Barbara Dufrêne
The newest international sanctions against Iran that are set to take effect on 4 November could put an end to the stability of the domestic tea market and undermine the growing coffee consumption in the country.
Quality water is essential to achieve the perfect cup of coffee and tea. However, the methods to accomplish this and the environmental impact must be taken into consideration, and creating this balance is not easy.
With 77 percent of the world’s traded teas sold through public tea auctions in 2017, this marketing system remains highly topical and of great commercial efficiency.
As specialty coffee production and processing continues, Central America’s origin countries are developing their own iterations of specialty coffee to meet rising local demand.