Argo Tea, the Chicago, Illinois-based premium tea brand, is partnering with Whole Foods Market to launch the tea industry’s first line of ready-to-drink (RTD) cold brew single estate bottled teas into the retailer’s stores nationally.
With an ideal geographic allocation close to the equator, high peaks and volcanic soils, the tea plant is thriving in Indonesia, but is not profitable enough compared to other cash crops.
The Asia Pacific market is expected to continue to experience dramatic coffee growth in the coming years. However, local brands–and mixes–dominate, so international players looking to enter the ASEAN market must ensure their brands “feel local” and cater to local tastes.
Twenty years ago, illy pioneered in-home espresso preparation with the launch of the X1 Machine. Designed by Luca Trazzi, the machine became a design icon and precursor in the world of coffee machines.
The First World Coffee Producers Forum was held in the city of Medellín, Colombia, 10-12 July.
For the third consecutive year, Nestlé, maker of the Nescafé Azera coffee brand, has teamed up with Crown Aerosols & Speciality Packaging Europe, for the launch of a series of limited-edition tins.
With government support and private-sector interest, Georgia aims to rebuild its once highly regarded and significant tea industry – dating back to the Russian Empire – that was destroyed following the collapse of the Soviet Union.
The Lavazza Group has purchased a significant equity stake in Kicking Horse Coffee, Ltd, a leading Canadian organic and fair-trade coffee player.
Spotlight: Eastern Europe Guarana; Single Serve; Soluble Coffee; Packaging Roasting/Grinding/Processing Origin Highlight: India (Tea) Profile: TBA Bonus Show Distribution: SCAE World of Coffee; World Tea Expo
At the conclusion of every SCAA Expo I’ve attended since joining T&CTJ, I always have the same thought, “I need more time.” I continually feel there are more booths I need to visit, people to see and of course, coffee to taste.