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Singapore is a hub for business in Asia. It’s also spilling over with a vibrant coffee and tea culture fueled by colorful locals who won't let go of their tea and coffee culture. more

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Industry leaders are broadly positive about trading conditions in the Middle East, but operators must navigate a range of economic and political challenges across the region to ensure success, according to a new report by Allegra World Coffee Portal. more

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Connecting Markets

Photos courtesy Probat-Werke

Probat celebrates its 150th anniversary by hosting a symposium for coffee industry thought leaders. more

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Test results of a long-term study confirm that certified compostable coffee pods break down in the Toronto’s green bin food waste process. more

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Korean-based Coreshtech Co. produces a range of industrial mesh products including biodegradable teabag and coffee filter material as well as machines used to form, fill, seal, and pack tea. more

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Scotland’s Rocket Monkey Coffee Roastery delivers wholesale coffee in re-sealable, reusable tins. more

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Home and office delivery of coffee and tea is experiencing unprecedented demand – which brings single-use packaging to the forefront for consumers who want convenience and environmentally responsible containers. more

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OHKI is a leading Japanese manufacturer of environmentally conscious filter materials. The company uses plant-based materials and embraces a manufacturing philosophy that it calls “sustico” a combination of the words “sustainable” and “ecology.” more

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Blockchain Coffee Auction

Photo courtesy Yave Blockchain Platform

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

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A new initiative is attempting to raise $10,000 in via crowdfunding to help 10 small-scale coffee farmers in Chiapas, Mexico. more

Coffee Report

The withdrawal of the United States from the International Coffee Agreement has forced the International Coffee Organization to reorganize due to a funding gap. more

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COTECA Shines

Photo courtesy Hamburg Messe und Congress / Katrin Neuhauser

A  decade of success convinced COTECA organizers to expand the franchise to Asia as the fifth edition in Hamburg, Germany welcomed 3,600 coffee, tea, and cocoa professionals to what turned out to be the most successful show yet. more

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Six coffee championships are co-locating at the Coffee & Tea Russian Expo next March including the National Barista Championships and the national finals for the Tea Masters Cup Russia. more

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Brewer and espresso machine manufacturer Bravilor Bonamat in September opened a second manufacturing facility in Bialystok, Poland. more

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Costa Coffee, the world’s second largest coffee chain, has introduced a controversial policy allowing stores to refuse drinks to anyone under the age of 16. more

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The US continues to lead global coffee shop innovation across quality and product development, with Allegra World Coffee Portal recording healthy annual outlet growth of 3.8% in a fiercely competitive market. more

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Santos has introduced brushless blender 62 to its line of appliances. more

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Gourmet tea slushies, cold-brewed coffee, and icy hot chocolate get a consumer double-take in coffee shops and quick-service restaurants. more

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The surprise October election of far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro to lead Brazil initially bode well for the Brazilian real. Since then the real has fallen 12% for the year, an indication of political uncertainty and slow growth. more

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Not long ago, you couldn’t get a decent cup of coffee in the world’s most famous specialty coffee-producing country. Colombia is reclaiming its coffee riches. more

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  • 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

  • Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

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    Coffee plantation - Dalat, Vietnam

    Coffee plantation - Dalat, 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

  • Youth Invigorate US Coffee Consumption

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    Youth Invigorate US Coffee Consumption

    Cheerful woman in the street drinking morning coffee in sunshine light

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