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Growth is merely keeping pace with population gains says Andrea Illy: “Quality has been able to conquer even the most reluctant consumers. So, let’s continue to improve quality, and we will have more consumption.” more

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American consumers have discovered cold brew coffee and are showing their excitement with significant sales growth. more

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Kenneth C. "Casey" Keller Jr. takes over on Aug. 6, succeeding Dave Burwick who has led the company since 2012. more

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Nestlé looks to capitalize on expanding demand for coffee in Asian countries with Nescafé Dolce Gusto line. more

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Erna Knutsen, a longtime leader in coffee trading and the person credited with coining the term “specialty coffee,” passed away June 16, 2018. She was 97. more

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The Italian coffee company is taking steps to improve coffee production in the department of Cauca, Colombia, an area where former rebel forces live. more

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Solar roaster helps farmers

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Compadre, a coffee startup based in Lima, Peru, receives top honors from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for its Solar Hybrid Coffee Roaster. more

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The reason coffee sold in California must carry a warning label is to inform consumers of the potential hazard from drinking potential carcinogens. But what if the proven overall benefit in reducing cancers outweighs the potential harm? 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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Carimali recently launched Genius, a compact, light-weight semi-automatic coffee machine ideal for the coffee lover who wants a professional machine for their home. more

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Optima has pioneered a vacuum packaging alternative for coffee. The InlineCan, introduced commercially in March by NewCoffee GmbH & Co., is a carton packaging solution that protects aroma and freshness. more

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Cold brew manufacturer High Brew, founded in 2013 by Sweet Leaf Tea founder David Smith, announced an additional $20 million round of investments. The round was led by Austin, Tex.-based Charles Street Partners. 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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Quality Espresso, the largest manufacturer of professional espresso equipment in Spain, recently introduced its newest Futurmat. more

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New legislation designed to overhaul the coffee industry has passed the government’s cabinet, according to a New Vision news report. The law also repeals the legal backbone of the Uganda Coffee Development Authority. more

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Brewer manufacturer Wilber Curtis, in Montebello, Calif., recently launched the GemX with one-touch, icon-driven digital controls. more

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Coffee and tea soon will become traded products on the Easy Africa Commodities Exchange (EAX). more

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The dynamics of flavoring are in transition as innovation presents new challenges. more

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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. more

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  • dry coffee beans in farmer hand at plantation

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    dry coffee beans in farmer hand at plantation

  • Coffee beans at a plantation after rain in Vietnam

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    Coffee beans at a plantation after rain in Vietnam

  • Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

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    Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

    Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

  • Drip Black Coffee vietnamese style on balcony with alpine backgr

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    Drip Black Coffee vietnamese style on balcony with alpine backgr

    Drip Black Coffee vietnamese style on balcony with alpine background - can be used for display or montage your text (soft focus at cup)

  • harvesting of coffee in Vietnam near Da Lat

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    harvesting of coffee in Vietnam near Da Lat

  • Youth Invigorate US Coffee Consumption

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    Youth Invigorate US Coffee Consumption

    Cheerful woman in the street drinking morning coffee in sunshine light

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