Officials in Costa Rica are trying to end a 30-year ban on robusta production in order to combat climate change and improve farm incomes. more

Mar 7, 2018 5:25 PM Coffee Report

Brazil Bets on Specialty Conilon

Photo byHarley Kalk da Silva (courtesy of Venturim Farm)

New clonals, post-harvest fermentation techniques, and better processing methods are some of the tools now used to produce high-quality conilon coffees in Brazil. more

Feb 28, 2018 12:00 AM Features 1 Comments

Coffee beans at a plantation after rain in Vietnam

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Vietnam intends to maintain its global position as the world’s largest producer of robusta, increasing both acreage and yield, while transitioning several promising growing regions to arabica. more

Feb 28, 2018 12:00 AM Features

Ethiopian coffee exports totaled more than $334 million during the final five months of 2017, a government agency said. more

Feb 27, 2018 12:00 AM Coffee Report

China has emerged as one of the most promising producers of arabica and is developing a domestic coffee industry that already consumes more than Australia’s coffee market. more

Dec 4, 2017 12:00 AM News

The International Coffee Organization projects a record harvest of 153.9 million 60-kilo bags in 2016/17. more

Oct 3, 2017 12:00 AM News

Short-term heat waves can stunt the flowering of arabica plants, a recent university study indicates. And, no flowering means no fruit is produced. more

Jun 15, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Arabic Coffee Genome Sequenced

Joe Proudman / UC Davis

Researchers in California recently released the first public genome sequence for arabica coffee. With this information, varieties can be engineered to resist disease yet maintain quality. more

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The company debuted the 100% arabica coffee in early January for consumers in China. more

Jan 8, 2017 11:07 PM Coffee Report

In October China coffee producers in Yunnan signed a deal that will send 90% of their annual crop to Dubai for worldwide distribution. more

Dec 21, 2016 12:00 AM News

Coffee is one of the most volatile commodities. Unpredictable weather is always a factor in pricing as it determines harvest volume and crop quality, impacting supply and demand – but this cycle has given traders and roasters variables to consider. more

Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Nepal's National Tea and Coffee Development Board is proposing a new strategic plan that focuses on coffee quality control and productivity. more

Nov 14, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The National Coffee Congress for Costa Rica recently voted to continue a ban on robusta cultivation. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The cradle of coffee may be its salvation as researchers working in Ethiopia identify farm-level adaptations to protect arabica from threats posed by climate change. more

Oct 13, 2016 8:00 AM Features

Rains throughout the southern half of Brazil’s arabica coffee region have prompted early flowering and a possible early 2017 harvest. more

Sep 2, 2016 8:17 AM Coffee Report

Arabica in 2050

Photo by Tessa Tucker/STiR Tea & Coffee

The birthplace of arabica seems a fitting place to determine its future. more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Yunnan: Arabica Supplier to the World?

Yunnan images courtesy of Louis Dreyfus Commodities

As the global market experiences a chronic shortage of quality arabica coffee, cultivation in southwestern China’s Yunnan province is expanding, attracting international buyers and investors. But will it be enough to ease the bottle neck? more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features 1 Comments

Conservation International announced a bold plan during the World Coffee Conference to make coffee the world’s first completely sustainable agricultural commodity. more

Mar 28, 2016 12:00 AM Features


Photo by Dan Bolton/StiR Tea & Coffee

Specialty coffee roasters around the globe spent a record R $1.4 million (US $365,000) last week on the best of Brazil’s 2014/15 arabica harvest. more

Dec 3, 2015 12:00 AM News

Specialty coffee roasters around the globe spent a record R$ 1.4 million (US$365,000) this week on the best of Brazil’s 2014/15 arabica harvest. more

Dec 2, 2015 12:00 AM News

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    harvesting of coffee in Vietnam near Da Lat

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    Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

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