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

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Cup of Excellence judges awarded top honors to women for an unprecedented 10 lots of Brazilian coffee in 2017. more

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Peru, in its first-ever Cup of Excellence, set a record for an overall price per pound during the most recent auction. In all, 19 lots were sold at an average $21.13 per pound. more

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Linking coffee cooperatives and smallholder farmers to other parts of the supply chain would be a lot easier with real-time analysis and verification of their coffee crop quality and payment on the spot reasoned the founders of Colorado-based bext360 more

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Demand for specialty loose leaf teas globally has led a few East Africa producers to add orthodox black, green, and white varieties to their range. Emrok Tea Factory, one of the most modern in Kenya, is attracting a good deal of attention. more

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The Nairobi Coffee Exchange (NCE) maintains a sophisticated auction floor that dates to 1963. The auction has evolved since 1934 to become the most important coffee marketplace in the country. more

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Beginning in June, Darjeeling tea will for the first time be part of India’s eAuction network. more

Tea Report

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Photo by Dan Bolton/StiR Tea & Coffee

Specialty coffee roasters around the globe spent a record R $1.4 million (US $365,000) last week on the best of Brazil’s 2014/15 arabica harvest. more

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