A year on from merging with UTZ, the Rainforest Alliance is devising a new certification programme, as part of increasing its efforts to prevent deforestation and assist farming communities.
In February 2019, the International Coffee Organisation (ICO) composite indicator fell by 0.9% to 100.67 US cents/lb, similar to the level in December 2018.
Bristol-based Extract Coffee Roasters has launched a limited edition espresso called Kickflip, as part of a campaign to encourage skaters to donate their spare boards to charity Ethiopia Skate.
Luv Tea, a New York tea salon which aims to educate consumers on high-grade teas, has launched a series of tea classes, internships and consulting services.
illycaffè has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2019.
Cropster, a software solution for the coffee industry, has appointed Dominik Mucklow as product manager for origin and research & development.