In its latest report, the International Coffee Organisation (ICO) revealed that all group indicator prices rose in August 2020 for the second consecutive month.
Nespresso has invested in its Romont production centre to meet increasing consumer demand for its high-quality premium coffees and to support international development in the coming years.
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 British Coffee Association (BCA) has announced Paul Rooke as the organisation’s new executive director.
One way to deliver a safe and consistent product is to have a strong Quality Control Culture and Program in place and working reliably. Quality Control involves having multiple procedures to confirm the products we make are food safe and that the taste, feel and smell of our products are always outstanding.
Coffee quality and sustainability are sometimes seen as opposing goals, that to achieve high quality means eschewing ecological awareness and that an environmental approach to coffee production does not leave room for additional quality standards. But, as farms in Brazil and Colombia prove, large scale coffee production can leverage its size to achieve both cup quality and overall sustainability in tandem. By Rachel Northrop
Euromonitor International proposes a growth decomposition model to help stakeholders more accurately map coffee market changes in regions such as South America. By Angelica Salado
The monthly average of the ICO composite indicator rose by 3% to 103.01 US cents/lb in July 2019, which is the highest monthly average since November 2018.
Amid an unstable economy, Burundi is working to improve productivity in its coffee sector by strengthening its value chain and implementing better practices. By Gordon Feller