With record-setting prices for all of its last five auctions, Alliance for Coffee Excellence delivered over $3 million dollars in gross auction revenue for its combined 123 winning Cup of Excellence coffees.
Starbucks’ new Digital Traceability tool takes customers on a virtual expedition to meet farmers, roasters and baristas and explore coffee-growing regions around the world.
Seeds for Progress Foundation and Mercon Coffee Group have joined efforts to mitigate the impact of coronavirus in coffee growing regions of Nicaragua thanks to a €100,000 relief fund allocated to them by the Dutch Development Bank (FMO).
UK-based charity Send a Cow is encouraging people to catch up (virtually) over coffee with friends, family, or someone who may be alone during lockdown during this year’s Loneliness Awareness Week (15 – 19 June).
Members of the British Coffee Association (BCA) and the wider industry have donated over 900 coffee machines and sufficient pods, beans and blends to make nearly 2 million cups of quality coffee for NHS staff during the coronavirus pandemic.
Nespresso introduces new Ugandan coffee and marks second year of success for Reviving Origins programme
Nespresso is introducing AMAHA awe UGANDA, ‘Hope of Uganda’, a new and seasonal coffee from the Rwenzori Mountains of Uganda, made possible only through the company’s unique Reviving Origins programme.
ECropOrigin has announced a new application, The Coffee Connection Application (TCCA), which provides traceability and increases transparency to help verify authenticity throughout the coffee supply chain.
The Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) has pledged to contribute 240,000 trees to the Colombian government’s national reforestation goal of 180 million during a four year period.
Neumann Kaffee Gruppe (NKG), a green coffee service and trading group, has introduced NKG Bloom – a long-term sustainable-sourcing initiative.
Central America is home to many of the world’s most important coffee research and development projects. Participatory research involving producers is the new norm, generating localised strategies that account for the realities of managing both smallholder and commercial farms. By Rachel Northrop
A new app has been created by former hedgefund manager, Crawford Hawkins, that enables consumers to give a tip directly to the Colombian farmer that produced their coffee.