The NCA’s Spring 2024 National Coffee Data Trends (NCDT) report proves the US coffee market is thriving. Read more


Researchers at the University of Georgia report that 10 seconds of contact with black tea deactivates 99.9% of COVID-19 in saliva. Read more


The Ethiopian government is opening up its raw coffee sector and other areas to foreign investment for the first time since 1992. Read more


Spring sprung weeks ahead of schedule as global temperatures reached a record high, stressing tea plants in both hemispheres. Read more


Post-pandemic Romanians are embracing coffee culture. Romania, a country at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe, is steadily growing... Read more


Bought leaf factories across Assam ceased operations this week to protest a controversial 90-day trial mandating the sale of all dust-grade teas at auction. Read more


Rotterdam-based Louis Dreyfus (LDC) has acquired Brazil’s largest manufacturer of soluble coffee for an undisclosed sum. Read more


The U.S. Department of Agriculture has implemented stringent new regulations, a crucial step in the fight against fraudulent organic claims. Read more

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The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) recently released a new report on Equitable Value Distribution in the coffee industry. Read more


According to the International Coffee Organization (ICO), one of three cups of coffee worldwide is Brazilian. Read more


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