These are all the posts that have been tagged with Japan.
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.
As consumers in the United States seek new experiences and discoveries, including finding new and differentiated flavours, formats and occasions, growing numbers are willing to try beverages from around the world.
In many parts of the world, it’s summer, and for a lot of us, it’s been a particularly hot and humid one, which has been quite beneficial for ready-to-drink coffee (RTD) — be it cold brew or iced coffee (including iced cappuccinos and espressos).
ITO EN North America Inc, the Brooklyn, New York-based green tea company introduced three new flavours to their premium matcha LOVE tea bag line during the Fancy Food Show in New York earlier this month.
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.
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.
Tea is the world’s number one hot cup; with a highly integrated value chain and multinational companies dominating the Western markets. A large volume share of tea is traded as commodity.
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.
Quality coffee at a lower price continues to become available at more foodservice establishments, which is potentially problematic for specialist coffee shop chains.
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.