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The world is realizing African coffee has its perks. Countries including Ethiopia, Uganda, the Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) and Kenya are seeking to boost production during the next five years. Read more

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A five-year strategy for Kenya’s coffee sub-sector is focused on the revival, strengthening and adequate resourcing for more than 500 primary coffee cooperatives that receive, process, and market coffee. Read more

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Ecuador is a small coffee producing country that has come into focus lately as an emerging source of high-quality, high-grown specialty arabica. Read more

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GEA has completed a new freeze-dried instant coffee plant on a green field site in Vietnam for a subsidiary of Tata Coffee Limited, India. The new plant was inaugurated on March 6. Read more

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David Hogg, chief agriculture advisor at the Naandi Foundation in India, talks about the Araku Coffe Project, production, and sustainability. Read more

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Ethiopia is aiming to triple its coffee output in five years through better production and marketing of its products. Read more

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Nestlé inaugurated a new EGP250 million coffee production facility in Cairo in late January. Read more

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The Coffee Nation

Photo courtesy Renata Silva

While celebrating a record harvest of 61.7 million bags last year, Brazil was crowned the biggest consuming market in the world. Domestic coffee drinkers emptied 21 million 60-kilo bags of coffee in 2018, an increase of 3%. Read more

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Latecomer Peru poised to make its mark with booming production, premium, organic, and sustainable coffees Read more

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Wild_Coffee_in_Jeopardy

Photo courtesy Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Ethiopia’s bounty of wild coffee trees, essential to ensure healthy diversity among the world’s coffee plants, are in danger. Scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, England, estimate 60% of wild coffee species are threatened with extinction. Read more

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Nestlé Mexico plans to build what it calls a “cutting-edge” production facility in Veracruz, Mexico. Once completed, the factory should process 20,000 tons of green coffee each year. Read more

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Blockchain Coffee Auction

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Guatemalan Coffees and the Producer & Roaster Forum will host the world’s first blockchain coffee auction May 24, 2019. Read more

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The Global Coffee Platform and Rainforest Alliance have signed a five-year partnership agreement to support ‘National Platforms’ in coffee producing countries. Read more

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A second World Coffee Producers Forum (WCPF) will take place stage July 10-11, 2019, in Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event will continue discussions as the industry seeks solutions to problems that threaten future coffee supplies. Read more

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The coffee market in the Philippines may be nearing self-sufficiency as it continues to make positive strides toward better quality and production volumes, a knowledgeable coffee trader said recently. Read more

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The island nation struggles with infrastructure and consistency, but the government is keen on a coffee fix. Once done, roasters will have a lot to be excited about as Papua New Guinea returns as a specialty coffee mainstay. Read more

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A longtime conundrum in the coffee industry has been the disconnect between low stocks and decreasing production of arabica worldwide, and the low prices obtained by growers’ co-operatives. Read more

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Land restitution is an administrative nightmare as 14,000 decommissioned rebels seek social and economic integration. Reclaiming the men just may be more immediately do-able than reclaiming the land. Read more

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Leaf Rust Danger Grows

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The coffee industry is struggling in its battle to eradicate coffee leaf rust and a concerted effort is required to protect coffee trees in many countries, according to World Coffee Research. Read more

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The Bolivian government will provide incentives for small and medium coffee producers to increase production and export more green beans to China. Read more

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