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The Kenya Tea Development Agency Management Services, Unilever, and IDH recently concluded a collaborative initiative to improve the livelihood of thousands of small-scale tea farmers. more

Apr 14, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

In order to achieve a competitive and profitable Malawian tea industry, a new Malawi Tea 2020 partnership brings together organizations that can deliver change. more

Jan 2, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

In November the 10,700-store US-based 7-Eleven convenience chain began selling Rainforest Alliance certified Nicaraguan coffees from the Matagalpa region. This is the first wide rollout of a sustainably-certified coffee by the Japanese-owned chain. more

Dec 24, 2016 12:00 AM News

The world's largest restaurant company plans to purchase all its coffee from sustainable sources by 2020. more

Oct 22, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Catalogue tracks sustainability efforts

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The Sustainable Coffee Challenge, the Global Coffee Platform and the Specialty Coffee Association of America created the Sustainable Coffee Catalogue, an assessment of sustainability initiatives in the international coffee sector. more

Oct 18, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The Sustainable Agriculture Network has published new standards that will be binding for audits after July 1, 2017. more

Oct 10, 2016 12:00 AM News

Drive consumer engagement with the right package. more

Aug 17, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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

The World of Coffee Dublin will host the first Sustainability Forum which is to become the hub for discussion at World of Coffee, with key talks on the economic, environmental, and social challenges that the industry faces. more

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

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

An early introduction to sustainability in 2005 raised a question about the lifecycle impacts associated with a cup of coffee. When the same question was asked of coffee professionals at the National Coffee Association Summit, the room was split. more

Feb 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Club Coffee’s certified biodegradable capsule, a first, paves the way for sustainable single-serve. more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

“The Positive Cup” is Nespresso’s six-year, $550 million sustainability strategy, which covers coffee sourcing, aluminum and capsule recycling, and changing climate. more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Adopting sustainability strategies in beverage packaging is simply good business. more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Teatulia Organic Teas named one of the 25 Most Innovative Consumer Brands for 2015 by CircleUp. more

Sep 21, 2015 8:00 AM Tea Report

Sri Lanka employs a million workers earning a living wage producing the world’s cleanest tea. As a result buyers pay higher prices at the Colombo Tea Auction than the global average — which may just be the cost of sustainable tea. more

Aug 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Although camellia sinensis plant is not native to Sri Lanka, it was destined to thrive there. Sri Lanka, then called Ceylon, was originally a coffee growing region. more

Aug 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Coffee Report June 2015

Photo: Wolmadrian

A new IBD/Global Environment Facility financed project focuses on improving water security in the Yallahs and Hope River watershed areas. more

May 1, 2015 12:00 AM Coffee Report

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