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Covid-19 changed so much about our day-to-day lives – including the very way we take our cup of joe in the morning. Read more

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Coffee production in Ethiopia, Africa’s largest coffee grower and the birthplace of Coffea arabica, will rise 0.3% to 7.62 million 60-kilogram bags in the new 2021-22 crop cycle, for which physical harvesting started in October Read more

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Global cold brew coffee pioneer Finlays unveiled plans to fire up the UK cold brew coffee market with a multi-million-pound facility in the north of England. Read more

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This summer, as the European Union began enforcing a ban on single-use packaging, utensils, and bottles (see previous story in STiR) the European Speciality Tea Association (ESTA) went a step further and declared that “packaging” itself... Read more

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Ingesting green tea polyphenols holds outsized benefits because a diet rich in antioxidants is associated with delays in aging and offers one of the most effective treatments for high blood pressure. Read more

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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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