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Myanmar is increasing its share of the international coffee market and the Mandalay Coffee Group is getting credit for much of that success, according to a recent report in the Myanmar Times. more

Oct 5, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Cerrado Mineiro is the first coffee-producing region in Brazil to be legally protected as a designation of origin. more

Oct 2, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Royal Botanic Gardens researcher Aaron Davis hesitated last year to leap to conclusions despite three intense years of study, but the initial work done by his team showed trouble ahead for Ethiopia’s coffee gardens. more

Jul 25, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Robusta shortfall in Brazil

Photo courtesy INCAPER

Solubles manufacturers in the world’s largest robusta producing country may be forced to import coffee. more

Dec 22, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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

Katherine Löfberg is the new chair of International Coffee Partners, a non-profit founded in 2001 to make smallholder coffee farming more competitive and to improve livelihoods for coffee farmers all over the world. more

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

It may seem that the “Yunnan coffee pie” has been pretty much gobbled up by global traders and huge multinational corporations but this is not the case. 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 2 Comments

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

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

​Panamanian geisha coffees produced by Willem Boot, a San Francisco-area coffee consultant, grower and roaster, wins three Good Food Awards. more

Jan 15, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Roberto Velez Vallejo is unanimously elected to head Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) more

Sep 2, 2015 5:37 PM

GMO Protesters

By Alexis Baden-Mayer

As the debate on GMO foods ramps up steadily, charges of sell-outs and manipulation of data, along with claims of being on a lofty plane of spirituality or integrity, make it hard to evaluate the science involved. more

Aug 1, 2015 8:00 AM

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