These are all the posts that have been tagged with Japan.
Today, Starbucks Coffee Company announced it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 company-operated and licensed stores by making a straw-less lid or alternative-material straw options available, around the world by 2020.
The Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) commenced its 14th edition of the Cup of Excellence (COE) in Guatemala City, Guatemala on 4 June.
Lion Coffee has unveiled a new brand design and product packaging.
Its sustainability endeavours may well be McDonald’s best-kept secret because consumers are not aware of its long-term and expansive efforts.
Speciality coffee roaster Union recognises the changing role of women in coffee.
Younger generations – millennials – are looking for quality, value, authentic products, and transparency. Offering single origin tea options will be more important for attracting these audiences.
The growing demand for premium cups sees single origin and specialty teas gradually conquering Western tea lovers.
Harvesting tea leaves by hand or by mechanical devices is a highly topical question. Transitioning from man to machines is a major decision with many variables, which will heavily impact company investment and marketing strategy.
Japanese green tea is world renowned, but now it has some competition. Although small, black tea production is a growing industry in Japan and unlike green tea, is attracting young producers.
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.
Starbucks has introduced Teavana Frozen Teas, handcrafted beverages that combine Teavana teas and botanical blends with premium ingredients.
Nestlé AG has acquired a majority stake in Blue Bottle Coffee.
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 rise of emerging markets across Southeast Asia for more than two decades has brought about a stunning rise in coffee consumption to the region’s already fast-expanding economies. From the biggest players in the traditional markets like the Philippines and Japan, to new giants such as China, South Korea, Indonesia and Vietnam, this is a welcome development for the coffee market and analysts expect the Asia coffee boom to set new records for world growth in coming years.