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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


Leaf Rust Danger Grows

T Photo courtesy World Coffee Research

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


Frinj Coffee

Photo by Carla Shryock

Farmers in Southern California successfully cultivate specialty coffee at commercial scale for the first time in the United States mainland and Blue Bottle Coffee sells it for $16 a cup. Read more


A new program limits coffee production to 1.48 million acres with an emphasis on planting new trees. Read more

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