Part one of this series, Adding Value to the Supply Chain (March), discussed value migration in coffee towards traceable products linked to a single producer or facility. This direct connection with the source is made possible through education, travel and branding individual farms and mills.
High Brew Coffee, a ready-to-drink cold-brew coffee product, announced three major initiatives during Expo West in Anaheim, California (9-12 March).
Costa Coffee opened its new roastery in March signaling a major milestone in the business’ expansion to meet the company’s growing global demand.
Tea & Coffee World Cup is delighted to announce that Jack Steijn, co-founder of Equipoise, consultancy for sustainable commodities, and chair of the ISO and CEN Committees on Sustainable and Traceable Cocoa, will be speaking at this year’s Tea & Coffee World Cup exhibition.
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Generation 10, a provider of cloud-based commodity supply chain and financial tech solutions, based in Liverpool, England, announced the addition of RCMA Coffee division, located in Singapore, onto their commodity trade, risk and logistics management (CTRM) and data analytics platform, G10 Commodity Manager.
Intelligentsia Coffee re-opened its newly renovated Roasting Works —including a rustic-modern wholesale Training Lab and sales office — in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco in late January.
Two Olam International coffee plantations in Africa have achieved Rainforest Alliance and UTZ certification for over 2,500 hectares (ha) of planted Arabica coffee.
Increasingly, companies are aiming to be more environmentally friendly, and one measurable mean toward that end is establishing operations that send zero waste to landfills.
Mars Drinks – a workplace-oriented division of Mars, Inc. – is introducing the Mars Drinks Aroma, a compact single-serve brewer for small workspaces that is also more sustainable than previous models.
Many may feel that the topic of climate change has been discussed ad nauseam.
But the conversation needs to continue because the impact of climate change on both tea and coffee plantations is real. Both industries need to explore strategies to combat the effects of climate change. These strategies include product diversification, agroforestry and better farming practices.
In July, Colombia will host the first World Coffee Producers Forum, organised by the coffee-producing countries themselves, and which will bring together key actors of the coffee chain and the global industry.
London-based speciality coffee roaster, Union Hand-Roasted Coffee announced it has collaborated with the University of Warwick to provide students, staff and visitors to its campus with high quality speciality coffee.