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Shipping charges from East Asia to East Coast ports in North America averaged $20,695. They averaged $17,377 for West Coast destinations on Oct. 15, making the cost of loading and transporting a 40-foot container of tea from Vietnam... Read more

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Indonesia’s completed 2020-21 coffee production crop cycle ended with 1.4-1.6 million 60-kilogram bags below initial expectations after weather problems prevented full bean development and heavy rains caused cherry losses... Read more

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Coffee machinery makers from individual roasting and packing solutions to mixers or large-scale plants requiring highly advanced technology such as freeze-dried soluble manufacturing increasingly implement new initiatives... Read more

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Coffee production in the now completed 2020-21 harvest cycle in Colombia, the world’s third largest coffee growing nation and largest producer of mild washed arabica beans, and it ended lower with total output expected at about 13 million... Read more

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For the past nine years, September has been designated World Alzheimer’s Month by Alzheimer’s Disease International – in case you missed Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month in June or want to get ahead of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in November. Read more

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Green coffee stocks in the key import countries of Europe, the United States, and Japan remain under pressure from the recent 7-year-highs in arabica futures prices and supply problems Read more

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According to logistics analysts, Sea-Intelligence, the likelihood of a ship arriving on time is now “hovering around 40%” compared to 2019 when reliability was greater than 80%. Add port and trucking delays, and buyers this fall through the new year Read more

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The upcoming 2021-22 coffee harvest in Vietnam, the world’s second largest grower and exporter after Brazil suffered negative impact from unseasonal dryness in June and July causing reduced yields on trees in the key southern producing region Read more

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When you think of Finland, coffee plantations probably aren’t the first thing you think of. But think again. Read more

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Accumulating evidence of tea’s heart health benefits led researchers to conduct an umbrella review describing and critically evaluating the totality of medical evidence to date. Read more

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Under the previous regime, large quantities of Indian and African tea were illegally brought into Pakistan through Afghanistan. It is unclear how the Taliban will administer a notoriously porous border under Pakistani tribal control. Read more

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The coffee market in Spain in quickly becoming the world’s biggest coffee market for decaffeinated beans with about 20% of the overall coffee consumption now being filled by decaf brands, according to industry leaders and new market data. Read more

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