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A preference for better tasting gourmet coffee and a desire to avoid caffeine by both older and young coffee drinkers is awakening global demand for decaffeinated roast. more

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COTECA BOOTHS

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October event reflects the growth market for sustainable trade in coffee, cocoa, and tea more

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In celebration of its 150th anniversary, Probat will host several international events this year. The highlight is the Probat Coffee Symposium in September, a two-day meeting that brings together leaders across the international coffee industry. more

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Celebrating the German Tea Association’s Centennial more

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But Wollenhaupt has been working with a premium coffee producer who has planted a small plot of tea bushes and has begun producing various grades and types of black, green, oolong, and white orthodox teas. more

Tea Report

The espresso machine manufacturer is adding a branch office in Germany. more

Coffee Report

German specialty tea company Tea Gshwendner is importing 1.5 metric tons of green tea from Shan State in eastern Myanmar (formerly Burma). more

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COTECA

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Hamburg Messe teamed with STiR coffee and tea and the German Roasters Guild in September to host a successful Coffee Tea and Cocoa/Global Industry Expo. An estimated 3,600 attendees and nearly 200 exhibitors attended. more

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Coffee Shippers Confront Myriad Challenges

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Hamburg SUD’s Frank Leck, senior sales manager import central Europe, explains from his vantage the challenges facing green coffee shippers. more

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In an effort to reduce waste a major city in Germany has banned the purchase of coffee capsules for state office buildings, schools, and universities. more

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German tea exports grew significantly and imports were up 5.6% to meet demand from several of the world’s oldest and most respected tea blenders. Gebrüder Wollenhaupt is one of the leading premium tea companies. more

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Kaffee Campus the highly praised training program of the German Roasters Guild will partner with COTECA (Coffee Tea and Cocoa/Global Industry Expo) to produce workshops, cuppings, and presentations at the Hamburg Messe Sept. 7-9, 2016. more

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