Dozens of desirable specialty coffees that proliferate in Thailand are unavailable elsewhere. What will it take for these brands to “go international” and how can the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) assist? Read more

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Paying Fair Prices for Quality Coffee

Photo by Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers/Bryan Clifton

Coffee importers and roasters pay higher prices for green beans in transparent efforts to support growers. Read more


As the self-imposed 2020 industry deadline for the ideal coffee capsule nears, dozens of companies are formulating their way to the finish line. Read more

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Americans like to chill. Nearly everyone is aware of ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee and one-in-four drink it regularly, according to the latest and largest national consumer survey of coffee drinkers. Read more


Dan Bolton,STiR managing editorFrom the Managing Editor:

Transparent Pricing of Coffee

Raising the price for green coffee can be accomplished with trust based on transparency that will transform the way coffee is traded. It starts with a commitment to minimum pricing based on the cost of production. Informing coffee consumers about the economic treatment of coffee growers is not a plea for charitable donations, it is good business.

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