Starbucks has a new plan to support Colombian coffee growers. Working with the United States Agency for International Development, the retail giant intends to train and support 1,000 farmers in areas battered by political conflict. more

Jul 24, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Nature and Society in Sacred Balance

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The Arhuaco people of Colombia are one of four indigenous groups of coffee producers whose sustainable practices go well beyond marketing strategies. Maintaining balance with nature is their life philosophy, their cultural identity. more

Jun 9, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Colombia on the Cusp of Peace

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Colombia is anxiously looking forward to peace that will restore prosperity to vast tracts of its coffee lands. more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 AM News


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Colombia’s only tea garden Te Hindu lies at altitudes of between 1,750 and 1,950 meters in the mountains of Valle del Cauca in western Colombia. more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 AM Tea Report 1 Comments named Salento, Colombia as a must-try place in its Foodie’s Guide to the Globe. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Sandalj Trading Company presented a Colombian coffee grown and processed by women at HOST 2015 in Milan, Italy. This is a collaboration between the importer and the Asociación de Mujeres Cafeteras del Cauca of the Cauca region of Colombia. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Coffee Report


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Economist Roberto Vélez was recently elected by unanimous vote to lead the 550,000 families that comprise the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation. He talks with STiR editor Dan Bolton in this edition of Q&A. more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM News

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

Sep 2, 2015 5:37 PM

Production levels predicted to be highest in 20 years in Colombia. more

Aug 1, 2015 8:00 AM Coffee Report

Manufacturing soluble coffee is a growing, profitable and important market stabilizer for coffee producing nations. more

Aug 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Securing the Future

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Jun 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Coffee Report June 2015

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Marco Cristancho started a new position in January that takes him out of Colombia's national coffee science research center. However, he will continue answering tough coffee questions in his new role at BIOS. more

May 1, 2015 12:00 AM Coffee Report

  • Salento, Colombia, foodie hotspot

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    Salento is one of the more famous and picturesque towns of the coffee region. Set high on a hill over cloud forests and coffee plantations, Salento is known for its colonial buildings and colourful facades.

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