In response to critically low coffee prices in Central America, Starbucks announced a commitment of up to USD $20 million to temporarily relieve impacted smallholder farmers with whom Starbucks does business, until the coffee market self-corrects and rises above the cost of production. These funds will go directly to smallholder farmers in Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico […]
Diedrich Roasters has partnered with Firedancer Coffee Consultants to be their premier training facility partner in the Midwest United States.
The Partnership for Gender Equity (PGE) has launched its second research initiative focused on equity in the coffee value chain, this time with looking at generational constraints that especially impact youth.
Cooper Tea Company has launched BW Cooper’s Organic Cold Brew Tea 11:1 Concentrate, a cold brew tea concentrate designed specifically for restaurants, coffeeshops and other commercial foodservice applications.
Tea remains the preferred cup in the United Kingdom – at least that was evident at this year’s Tea & Coffee World Cup, which was held in Birmingham, England, 3-5 September – but the interest in and growth of specialty coffee is strong.
Today, Starbucks Coffee Company announced the “Starbucks Greener Stores” framework and a commitment to design, build and operate 10,000 “Greener Stores” globally by 2025.
The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) has partnered with the Association for Science and Information on Coffee (ASIC) to host the 27th biennial ASIC conference in Portland, Oregon.
Bellwether Coffee has raised USD $10 million Series A funding for its zero-emissions commercial roaster and state-of-the-art software platform.
Through Caribou Coffee Cares, Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Caribou Coffee is teaming up with the Minnesota Vikings, the Minnesota Gophers and Love Your Melon to support University of Minnesota’s Masonic Children’s Hospital.
Part III of this series examines the importance reliable infrastructure plays in establishing a self-sustaining coffee supply chain that can respond to changes in climate and market conditions.
Representatives of coffee production in Brazil and Colombia met earlier this week at the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Supply (MAPA) in Brasília.
As consumers in the United States seek new experiences and discoveries, including finding new and differentiated flavours, formats and occasions, growing numbers are willing to try beverages from around the world.
The story of the SCA white papers begins with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ratified by the United Nations in the year 2000.