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

Coffee Report

The Coffee Nation

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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

Features

Javabot automated in-store roaster inventor Mike Caswell is bringing the company’s unique on-demand technology to London’s High Street. Read more

Coffee Report

Milan-based Evoca Group unveiled a new line of coffee machines during its 80th anniversary celebration at the Palazzo Bovara in Milan. Evoca acquired the Gaggia Milano line in 2016 and has since upgraded their capabilities. Read more

Equipment

Henry Yeo, founder of Young In Traders, has helped sustain the trend of premium coffee in Asia since 2001. He talks with STiR's Sherri Johns about sourcing, sustainability and more. Read more

Features

Several coffee firms announced promotions and a changing of the guard at the first of the year. Read more

News

The $5.1 billion sale of Costa Limited to The Coca-Cola Company is complete. The acquisition gives Coca-Cola an immediate coffee position in 30 countries. Read more

Coffee Report

La Marzocco and espresso machine partner Modbar recently unveiled a new version of their Modbar Steam system. The device serves as a companion to Modbar’s Espresso AV under-counter espresso machine released in 2018. Read more

Equipment

JAB Holding Co. senior partner Bart Becht, the operational genius behind an expansive $52 billion spending spree that has transformed the global coffee market, will step down as chairman and retire in 2019. Read more

News

Kaffee, Weltkarte, Kaffeetasse

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Uncertainty prevails among traders despite record exports, replenished stocks, a surplus of arabica, and low prices Read more

Features

Pernod Ricard, makers of the popular coffee-based liqueur Kahlúa, are launching a development program to source 100% of its coffee from sustainable communities by 2022. Read more

Coffee Report

Affluence, emerging coffee cultures and a taste for premium specialty coffee drives Asian imports Read more

Features

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

Features

Peaking at $5.7 billion in sales in 2016, demand for single-serve capsules has leveled off after capturing a significant portion of the US coffee market. Still, premium private-labels showed growth. Read more

Features

The Cup of Excellence, known for its green bean auctions around the world, marks its 20th anniversary in October with a celebration and competition in Larvas, Brazil, the site of the original event. Read more

Coffee Report

The growing sophistication of semi- and fully-automated coffee machines delight consumers literally everywhere they turn. Read more

Features

Coffee prices, reflected in the monthly International Coffee Organization (ICO) composite, found a bottom last fall and have since inched upward. Coffee futures on the Intercontinental Exchange dropped 30% in 2018. Read more

News

The Specialty Coffee Association named six new members to its board of directors. Each term began Jan. 1, 2019. Read more

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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

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    The Starbucks Reserve Roastery New York City is shown early in the morning of Friday, December 14, before opening to the public. (Joshua Trujillo, Starbucks)

  • dry coffee beans in farmer hand at plantation

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    dry coffee beans in farmer hand at plantation

  • Coffee beans at a plantation after rain in Vietnam

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    Coffee beans at a plantation after rain in Vietnam

  • Drip Black Coffee vietnamese style on balcony with alpine backgr

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    Drip Black Coffee vietnamese style on balcony with alpine backgr

    Drip Black Coffee vietnamese style on balcony with alpine background - can be used for display or montage your text (soft focus at cup)

  • harvesting of coffee in Vietnam near Da Lat

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    harvesting of coffee in Vietnam near Da Lat

  • Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

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    Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

    Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

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