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Nouvelle-Orléans remains the steadfast companion of coffee, weathering 300 years of storm and strife as the coffee gateway to the USA. Today it is the No. 1 US port for imported coffee, exceeding tonnage landed in New York. more

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Neumann Kaffee Gruppe has acquired majority control of Seattle-based Atlas Coffee Importers and will make it a subsidiary of the worldwide green trading company. more

Coffee Report

Power Port

Photo courtesy Port Houston

Seven in 10 containers that transit the Gulf of Mexico are processed at Port Houston, an important gateway for green coffee and other commodities entering the United States. more

Features

Café Imports has diagramed its history of sourcing and buying green coffee in a series of maps targeting the specialty coffee industry. more

Coffee Report

US Importers Comply with Food Safety Rules

Photo courtesy QTrade Teas & Herbs

Small US businesses importing food for human consumption have until September to comply with new US food safety rules. more

Features

The Food Safety Modernization Act passed the United States congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2011 and reflects a shift in the government’s effort toward food safety. more

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A spring cleaning of the Food and Drug Administration’s foreign food facilities database eliminated more than a quarter of registered food suppliers, an unusually high number. more

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