coffee supply chain

Emma Harbour, the Rainforest Alliance’s head of global advocacy, focuses on engaging with public and private sector policymakers to influence change to help create more enabling environments for sustainable supply chains to be able to flourish. Read more


Ten leading food companies have joined the IBM Food Trust to track food from farm to the grocery aisle, as detailed in a report by FoodLogiQ. Read more


Coffee transportation in East Africa, long a barrier to efficient supply, could greatly improve as governments in the region and the private sector roll out initiatives to address bottlenecks that delay cargo movement and increase the cost. Read more


Houston after Harvey

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Hurricane Harvey dumped 50 inches of rain on Houston in late August but the catastrophic storm did not dampen the regional coffee industry. Port Houston and area coffee warehouses indicate the import supply chain slowed but did not break. Read more


Rwanda’s coffee industry is teaming with a Japanese agency on a three-year project designed to enhance Rwanda’s coffee value chain. Read more

Coffee Report

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 Read more


Coffee Shippers Confront Myriad Challenges

Photo by Dan Bolton

Hamburg SUD’s Frank Leck, senior sales manager import central Europe, explains from his vantage the challenges facing green coffee shippers. Read more


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