Starbucks has pledged $20 million in temporary relief for Central American coffee growers placed in financial jeopardy by depressed coffee prices. Read more


Nicaragua’s 44,000 coffee farmers are unable to reliably export coffee due to massive civil unrest that has closed transportation hubs. Read more


In November the 10,700-store US-based 7-Eleven convenience chain began selling Rainforest Alliance certified Nicaraguan coffees from the Matagalpa region. This is the first wide rollout of a sustainably-certified coffee by the Japanese-owned chain. Read more


Casa del Café, a Nicaraguan company with 21 retail stores and cafes in major cities including Managua, Granada, and Leon, now bakes using coffee flour made from Nicaraguan-grown coffee. Read more

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