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A Bold Alliance

Nestlé’s decision to purchase the perpetual rights to market Starbucks consumer and foodservice brands globally, outside the company’s coffee shops, was a bold move on the chessboard of global coffee.

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Shabnam Weber, a Toronto-based tea retailer and founder of The Academy of Tea, is the new president of the Tea and Herbal Association of Canada. more

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Arabica production alone is expected to exceed Brazil’s entire 2017/18 crop in what the Brazilian state forecasting agency is predicting will be a record harvest. more

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Nicaragua’s 44,000 coffee farmers are unable to reliably export coffee due to massive civil unrest that has closed transportation hubs. more

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Scientists have for the first time mapped the DNA of coffee-specific nematodes, a parasitic worm that feeds on plant roots. more

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Keurig Green Mountain will build a new roasting and packaging facility in South Carolina. Once completed, the plant will create 500 new jobs locally. more

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Two recent deaths from an overdose of caffeine prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in April to issue a new guidance. FDA is now soliciting comments. more

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Volcanic Ash Covers Prime Guatemala Coffee Lands

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A massive ash cloud from the Fuego volcano descended on coffee farms to the north and east of San Luca in Antigua forcing thousands of coffee growers to flee. more

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Richard Marsham

During three decades as a product developer and troubleshooter, Nigel Melican has earned a reputation for applying an artful mastery of technology and insight that has improved tea manufacturing in 26 countries. more

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Howard Schultz Steps Down

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Howard Schultz, founder of the world’s leading retail coffee company, announced his retirement Monday in a letter to employees posted on the Starbucks website. more

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Canada levies a 10% surtax on a large selection of U.S. products - including coffee - in response to U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs. more

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During the decade ahead, green tea production is expected to increase at three times the rate of black tea, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. more

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Employees at more than 8,000 Starbucks locations across the United States stood down from their espresso machines Tuesday so they could take four hours to discuss bias and inclusion. more

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