European Union

The European Union has invested $16.6 million to support efforts to improve Ethiopia’s competitive in the coffee sector. Read more

Coffee Report

Coca-Cola, the world’s largest bottling company announced in July that all its bottled brands distributed in European Union countries will be “entirely made from recycled plastic.” Read more


Forecasts for Western Europe tea demand are trending down and much of that is tied with uncertainty about the United Kingdom's expected exit from the European Union. Read more

Tea Report

Road signs EU and BREXIT

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Regardless of the resolution of the UK’s long Brexit saga, the tea industry will be significantly affected. The main impacts are already apparent. Read more

Tea Report

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


The European Parliament in October banned all single-use plastic straws, coffee stirrers, cutlery, polystyrene plates, and even cotton swabs made with plastic, effective 2021. Read more


Research studies are now able to show specific molecular cause-effect relationships instead of correlations that are suggestive but do not meet standards of scientific evidence. Read more

Tea Report

The European Food Safety Authority has awarded Unilever a positive opinion on its health claim that black tea improves people’s attention span. The EFSA endorsement is a first involving tea. Read more


The Nepalese government is teaming up with the European Union (EU) to promote its coffee in the international market. Read more

Coffee Report

A project has been launched recently by the Nepalese government to promote coffee in the international market. Read more

Coffee Report

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