IDH Farmfit Fund provides support to financing programme for Vietnamese coffee exporter
IDH Farmfit Fund has announced the close of a credit facility of up to USD $1,000,000 to support ACOM’s unique financing programme, which provides growth opportunities for smallholder coffee farmers across Vietnam.
Collaborative research underway to support living incomes of Peruvian coffee farmers
Under the framework of the National Coffee Action Plan, leading actors in the coffee value chain have come together to support a living income benchmark study in Peru with the Anker Research Institute.
ICO & IDH team up on increasing incomes for smallholder coffee farmers
A new partnership between the International Coffee Organization and IDH – the Sustainable Trade Initiative has been formed to lay the groundwork for living and prosperous incomes for coffee farmers.
Fairtrade farmers increasingly threatened by climate change, warns study
The intensifying impacts of climate change pose a serious risk to global agricultural production and directly threaten the livelihoods of millions of Fairtrade farmers, a new study has revealed.
Kerry partners with Café Femenino
The partnership will provide high-quality fair trade organic coffee extracts to F&B brands globally, while also helping to improve the lives of women coffee farmers worldwide.
ITC introduces Farm to Home initiative
The International Trade Centre (ITC) has created a new business model where the profits of coffee farmers are put first.
Exploring sustainability in a pandemic
A new research report has examined aspects of sustainability related to food and assessed how these issues affect consumer purchase behaviour. One of the findings is that consumers across all demographics are more concerned now about a farmer’s ability to make a living and support their family.
New pricing model developed to help coffee farmers earn a living income
Bellwether Coffee, Heifer International and Sustainable Harvest have partnered to create a farmer-centric “Verified Living Income” pricing model.
Amal Yemen event launches to inspire hope through coffee amid humanitarian crisis
Amal Yemen will bring together industry experts, specialists & artists from around the world to celebrate Yemen’s storied coffee industry and support long-term economic recovery of the war-torn country.
Lavazza reaffirms sustainability commitment with La Reserva de iTIERRA! relaunch
Lavazza is reaffirming its commitment to sustainable production and coffee farmer welfare with the relaunch of its premium range of sustainable, quality blends for coffee professionals.
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Mercon Coffee Group promotes alliances to create a Hurricane Emergency Relief Fund
The funds have been earmarked for the rehabilitation of roads in 11 coffee-growing communities in Nicaragua and Honduras.
Dunkin’ continues commitments to coffee sustainability in 2021
Dunkin’ has shared some of the latest ways it is continuing its commitment to coffee sustainability in 2021, furthering ongoing efforts to make a meaningful difference in the lives and livelihoods of coffee farmers and producers.
Ditta Artigianale’s journey around the world continues with El Diamante coffee from Costa Rica
El Diamante is the specialty coffee of the month presented by the florentine coffee roaster, a unique variety processed in the farm of Fernández Morera family with an anaerobic fermentation process.
Sucafina opens new offices in Indonesia
Sucafina’s new Indonesia-based company works directly with farmers, producers, dry mills and exporters.