Growing Coffee on the Frinj

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ASIC Serves Coffee Science

The September conference featured four full days of scientific studies with a special focus on reaching out to industry professionals.


Food and beverage manufacturers doing business in the US must now comply with more stringent important food safety regulations. more


Prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) fell below $1 per pound in September. The International Coffee Organization’s composite indicator fell to a 57-month low in August. more


Tea was not among the $200 billion in Chinese imports subject to a 10% US tariff announced Sept. 24. more




October event reflects the growth market for sustainable trade in coffee, cocoa, and tea more


David Hoffmann is the new Dunkin’ Donuts c.e.o., replacing long-time executive Nigel Travis. more


A Geisha grown in Costa Rica in July brought a record $300 per pound at the Cup of Excellence auction. more


The Seoul Café Show has grown since 2002 into Asia’s largest exposition promoting coffee, tea, bakery, and dessert products and equipment for preparation. more


The World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer review of 1,000 studies investigating the association between cancer and coffee found coffee is not the cause, and it could be a good way to ward off some cancer. more


Coffee Irrigation

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August marks the beginning of green coffee exports from the largest and perhaps most spectacular coffee harvest in Brazil in 150 years. Estimates are firm at a combined 58 to 60 million 60-kilo bags of arabica and robusta. more


Kenneth C. "Casey" Keller Jr. takes over on Aug. 6, succeeding Dave Burwick who has led the company since 2012. more


Erna Knutsen, a longtime leader in coffee trading and the person credited with coining the term “specialty coffee,” passed away June 16, 2018. She was 97. more

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The European Food Safety Authority has awarded Unilever a positive opinion on its health claim that black tea improves people’s attention span. The EFSA endorsement is a first involving tea. more


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