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.
Starbucks has a new strategic licensing agreement with the farmer-owned dairy cooperative Arla Foods.
In May 2018, the ICO composite indicator increased by 0.7% to an average of 113.34 US cents/lb, following three months of declines.
The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) has partnered with the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) to launch an annual World of Coffee Dubai trade show within the GulfHost Show beginning March 2020.
Barry Callebaut Beverages UK has achieved Food Safety System Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000).
In its April Coffee Market Report, the London-based International Coffee Organization (ICO) announced that global coffee exports amounted to 10.81 million bags in March 2018, compared to 10.91 million in March 2017, driven by decreased shipments of Arabica, particularly Colombian Milds.
To celebrate the contribution of women to coffee agriculture, Nespresso is launching a new campaign featuring several female farmers and farm advisors — also known as agronomists.
Pursuant to the challenges the global coffee industry faces, one of the major topics discussed was to start the process to formalise the structure of the WCPF as a not-for-profit organisation.
The Roastery of Cave Creek recently celebrated 20 years in business.
Sucafina SA and S&D Coffee & Tea, Inc, announced a new partnership to reduce coffee’s water footprint at the processing level in Rwanda, with a special focus on a sustainable approach to water treatment.
Wicked Coffee Company announced it is collaborating with Birchall Tea to distribute its products. Wicked will stock a wide range of the family-owned, London-based company’s herbal, specialty and everyday black teas, all available as loose-leaf tea or in a prism bagged teabag.
Tea & Coffee World Cup is very pleased to announce that David Veal, executive ambassador of the Speciality Coffee Association, will be giving a keynote presentation on “The Changing Speciality Coffee Culture in the UK” at this year’s Tea & Coffee World Cup (3-5 September 2018).