New International Tea Academy Awards honour the world’s finest teas
The UKTA and Fortnum & Mason launch The Leafies, International Tea Academy Awards that celebrate the world’s finest loose-leaf teas.
JDE Peet’s accelerates its journey towards 100% responsibly sourced coffee
JDE Peet’s will increase its responsibly sourced coffee target from 30% to 80% globally in 2022, positioning the company as a FMCG leader in sustainable coffee sourcing.
Waka Coffee spearheads the instant revolution
Waka Coffee is on a mission to change instant coffee and tea’s reputation from ‘bad’ to a good ‘cuppa’ that just happens to be quick, easy and convenient.
Sucafina’s 2030 sustainability strategy paves way for greater shared value in coffee
Sucafina has unveiled its 2030 sustainability strategy, providing a detailed roadmap of initiatives focused around three key action pillars: Caring for People, Investing in Farmers, and Protecting Our Planet.
Nespresso invests in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s coffee revival
Nespresso has announced a long-term commitment to revive the DRC’s coffee industry under its Reviving Origins programme, with the launch of organic KAHAWA ya CONGO coffee in the US.
Revising global consumer trends for 2020 amid Covid-19
According to Euromonitor International, Covid-19 will impact all top ten of its global consumer trends this year, and recently held a webinar to discuss how Covid-19 is affecting these trends.
Blue Goose offer chemical-free decaf coffee pods
Blue Goose are now offering compostable Nespresso capsules filled with 100% chemical-free, organic coffee, to help coffee lovers enjoy decaf without compromising on taste or quality.
Blending, roasting & processing, Equipment & packaging, Product news, Sustainability
Scottish coffee roaster achieves gold standard for carbon neutrality
Scotland-based Matthew Algie has become the world’s first coffee roastery to achieve the Carbon Neutral Gold Standard.
Farmer Bros named honoured in inaugural Texan by Nature 20
Farmer Bros. has been named as an honouree of the first-ever Texan by Nature 20 (TxN20), an official ranking of 20 companies with Texas operations that have made a demonstrative commitment to conservation.
Awards honour tea changemakers
The Tea Association of the USA and the Tea & Herbal Association of Canada have announced the winners of the 4th annual Sustainability Awards at the North American Tea Conference in Miami for the tea sector.
Blending, roasting & processing, Business, Origins, Sustainability
UK coffee brand develops recyclable coffee cup
Manchester-based commercial coffee machine retailer, rijo42, has developed a disposable coffee cup which can be recycled in conventional mixed-paper recycling bins, as well as composted alongside food waste.
Mayorga Organics to open coffee factory in Miami
Mayorga Organics plans to open a 33,000 square foot facility in Miami, Florida, US. The facility will work in conjunction with its existing facility in Rockville, Maryland, to provide distribution across the East coast of America.
SCA launches Coffee Sustainability Program
The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) has launched its new Coffee Sustainability Program, designed for people at all points along the coffee supply chain
Think Coffee pilots Huskee Cup Swap program
Think Coffee is piloting the Huskee Cup Swap program at its 73 8th Ave location near 14th St in Manhattan, with all other locations to follow soon.