Walmart announced that all coffee sourced for Walmart US private brands is certified sustainable through third-party groups Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance Certified or UTZ.
Starbucks has added Bar Mixato to its Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai, further elevating the multi-sensory experience of its offering in China.
At the fourth annual Ernesto Illy International Coffee Awards, illycaffè, named Colombia’s ‘Spirit of Peace Ex-Combatants’ – Asacafè as the “Best of the Best”.
Capsulier has created a way for consumers to create reusable capsules for use with Nespresso coffee machines using their own choice of coffee.
Community Coffee Company has expanded into to 930 Bed Bath & Beyond stores across the US.
Brambati S.p.A., a manufacturer of coffee processing equipment, will be showcasing its latest generation BR 6000 – 600 kg/batch coffee roaster at the upcoming Host in Fiera Milano Rho taking place 18-22 October 2019.
With more and more functional coffees hitting the market, consumers have a bevy of choices from ultra-caffeinated to “biohacks” to nootropics. However, coffee brands must decide which functionalities make the most sense to target. By Matthew Barry
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
Notes Coffee took first place at the Mercanta Coffee Hunters Speciality Coffee Competition for its Laurina coffee, in celebration of International Coffee Day 2019 on 1 October at the Brazilian Embassy in London.
As the end of the coffee year approaches, world coffee production in coffee year 2018/19 is estimated to be 3.7% higher than in the previous year at 168.87 million bags.