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The Neumann Kaffee Gruppe is partnering with BNP Paribas to create a $25 million loan assistance program for coffee farmers. The intent is to support sustainable agriculture for farmers in 10 countries Read more

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Nespresso released its first Puerto Rican coffee this week as part of its Riving Origins program. The rare coffee, Cafecito de Puerto Rico, was produced in cooperation with the Hispanic Federation to help restore the island’s coffee crop. Read more

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Coffee growers here don’t like the price they are getting for their robusta beans, so they are hoarding supplies in hope of better returns in the future. Read more

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The Mexican government wants Central American countries to work together and find solutions to the continuing coffee pricing crisis. Read more

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Millennials across Indonesia love coffee and they are pushing coffee consumption to record highs. Read more

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A new smartphone application allows coffee consumers to tip the Colombian farmers who grow the beans. Read more

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Colombian officials want to increase coffee production by 30% and they are looking to a strife-torn southern region of the country for more beans. Read more

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A new mobile application, recently launched by Jamaica Coffee Corporation, is designed to help farmers dramatically increase their yields. Read more

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Colombia Initiates Emergency Subsidies for Coffee Growers

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Colombia’s agriculture minister Andres Valencia has earmarked around $32 million in new subsidies to help remedy the devastatingly low benchmark prices on international exchanges. Read more

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Mercon Coffee Group has established a $450 million sustainability-linked revolving line of credit with Rabobank, a first in commodity trading in the US. Pricing is linked to key coffee-only sustainability initiatives measured by performance indicator Read more

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Organic Coffee

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Farmers are seeking holistic ways to manage coffee trees even if they don't seek formal organic certification. Read more

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The Brazilian government is reconsidering how it sets its minimum coffee price guarantees following farmer criticism and boycotts. Read more

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Innovative Crop Insurance Comes to Colombia

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Blue Marble and Nespresso are bringing weather-indexed microinsurance to coffee-growers in Caldas, Colombia. For many, it’s their first opportunity to obtain crop insurance. Read more

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A new initiative is attempting to raise $10,000 via crowdfunding to help 10 small-scale coffee farmers in Chiapas, Mexico. Read more

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Scientists in the United Kingdom have found a way to generate electricity using coffee processing’s liquid waste. Read more

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The Yield Uganda Investment Fund recently put its money behind coffee. Read more

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Hurricane Maria’s ripped away most of Puerto Rico’s coffee trees in September 2017. Now there’s a concerted effort to revive the nation’s industry and help the nation’s recovery efforts. Read more

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Brazilian Bounty

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Farmers enjoy the biggest coffee harvest in 150 years Read more

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The Colombian government is setting aside $34 million to help coffee farmers affected by lower prices on the international market. The move is endorsed by the country’s coffee growers federation. Read more

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Struggling small coffee farmers in Jamaica have new resources available thanks to a $60 million donation from philanthropist and businessman Michael Lee-Chin. Read more

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