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Specialty Tea & Coffee Reign at Tea & Coffee World Cup 2018

Tea remains the preferred cup in the United Kingdom – at least that was evident at this year’s Tea & Coffee World Cup, which was held in Birmingham, England, 3-5 September – but the interest in and growth of specialty coffee is strong.

Blending tea at Tea & Coffee World Cup

Tea & Coffee World Cup’s first day in Birmingham was punctuated by a busy World Conference lecture series and some very popular tea and coffee workshops. As well as meeting an array of international tea and coffee professionals, I attended a fascinating Tea Workshop, hosted by sinas GmbH, entitled Flavour, Fruit and Herbal Creations. The […]

Coca Cola to Buy UK’s Costa Coffee for $5.1 Billion

The Coca-Cola Company has agreed to buy Costa Coffee chain for $5.1 billion (approximately £3.9 billion) including debt to extend its push into healthier drinks and take on Starbucks Coffee and Nestlé in the global coffee market.

Coffee Prices Remain Low in July

After a slight rise in May, the International Coffee Organization (ICO) reports that prices for all group indicators fell for the second consecutive month in July 2018.