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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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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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Kentucky Fried Chicken is a global pioneer in edible cutlery introducing a takeaway cup in 2015 and more recently edible ‘Rice Bowlz’ made of tortilla that you can snack on after you finish dinner. more

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

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Evoware packaging film is created with a non-chemical process. The film has a two-year shelf life, even without preservatives, is nutritious with high fiber and essential vitamins. 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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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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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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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. more

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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. more

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Consumers discover they can capture both quality and convenience with soluble coffees. convenience. But are they willing to pay the price? more

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The foundation on which beverage retail rests is firming up as mergers and acquisitions consolidate the decades-stable $85 billion global coffee market. more

Coffee retailers were granted a last-minute stay Oct. 15 prior to a California court imposing penalties for failing to post Prop 65 warnings in stores and on packaging. more

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The government of Uganda this fall took the unusual step of ordering the closure of 95 coffee processing factories in the Kayunga District – a response to concerns that rain-damaged coffee could result in export bans. more

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Deadlines for small food and beverage company compliance with provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) are now. more

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Amazon’s Dash Replenishment Technology is beginning to penetrate the beverage market with an innovation that combines the internet of things and the convenience of a delivery service. more

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Food and beverage manufacturers doing business in the US must now comply with more stringent important food safety regulations. more

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Labeling coffee as potentially carcinogenic could confuse the public about the proven benefits it brings, according to the US Federal Drug Administration (FDA). more

Coffee Report

Beverages are growing faster globally, on average, than consumer staples, making bottled drinks one of the more attractive categories of fast-moving consumer goods. more

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