After a two-year break, the 2018 Cup of Excellence was held in Kigali, 7-10 August, marking the 10th Anniversary of the first Cup of Excellence. Rwanda was the first African country to conduct the programme administered by the Alliance for Coffee Excellence.
Tea is the leading beverage consumed worldwide – after water – but the tea bag format has historically not been environmentally friendly.
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.
Recognising the ever-increasing importance of the specialty coffee industry worldwide and especially in North America, Neumann Kaffee Gruppe recently made a majority investment in Atlas Coffee Importers of Seattle, Washington.
The Uelzena Group and H Schoppe & Schultz create umbrella brand for private label instant beverages business.
Taiyo GmbH is introducing Sunphenon Instant Teas, which allow manufacturers to create tea-based products with valuable health benefits and a full tea flavour.
Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has announced the UK launch of the ready-to-drink (RTD) iced tea brand Fuze Tea.
Today, all four Port of Hamburg container terminals introduce a time slot-booking system for handling container deliveries and collections by truck.
The Melitta Group has been named the official coffee partner of English football champions Manchester United.