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Burundian exporter talks with STiR (coffee and tea magazine) about the challenges and opportunities of expanding coffee production and exportation in Rwanda. more

Features

Daniele Giovannucci and Luis F. Samper team with Brazilian researcher Luciana Marques Vieira to publish a United Nations financed report on the powerful role of intangibles in the coffee value chain. more

Features

Growth is merely keeping pace with population gains says Andrea Illy: “Quality has been able to conquer even the most reluctant consumers. So, let’s continue to improve quality, and we will have more consumption.” more

Features

A new coffee sustainability initiative designed to benefit 3,000 farmers in the coffee-rich central Highlands region of Vietnam has been launched. more

Coffee Report

Sustainability is a goal that many industries, countries, institutions, and governments have been working toward with increasing intensity for the past two decades. But what does it really mean? more

Features

Tim Heinze has sourced and graded coffee in Yunnan and the greater Mekong region (Laos & Thailand) since 2009. His insight, experience, and passion provide a glimpse into the growing China coffee opportunities. more

Features

McDonald’s, which generates millions of tons of take-away trash daily, boldly declared that by 2025 all of its guest packaging will be sustainable, and that recycling will be universal at its 37,000 locations in 100 countries. more

News

Nespresso has launched a new global marketing campaign promoting the sustainable aspects of its operations. more

News

NUCOFFEE, a platform developed by Syngenta, that supports all fronts of coffee chain, has switched to sustainable green coffee bags made of paper by Brazilian manufacturer Klabin. more

News

The Kenya Tea Development Agency Management Services, Unilever, and IDH recently concluded a collaborative initiative to improve the livelihood of thousands of small-scale tea farmers. more

Tea Report

In order to achieve a competitive and profitable Malawian tea industry, a new Malawi Tea 2020 partnership brings together organizations that can deliver change. more

Tea Report

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. more

News

The world's largest restaurant company plans to purchase all its coffee from sustainable sources by 2020. more

Coffee Report

Catalogue tracks sustainability efforts

UN Photo/Martine Perret

The Sustainable Coffee Challenge, the Global Coffee Platform and the Specialty Coffee Association of America created the Sustainable Coffee Catalogue, an assessment of sustainability initiatives in the international coffee sector. more

Coffee Report

The Sustainable Agriculture Network has published new standards that will be binding for audits after July 1, 2017. more

News

Drive consumer engagement with the right package. more

Features

Nature and Society in Sacred Balance

Photo courtesy ANEI website

The Arhuaco people of Colombia are one of four indigenous groups of coffee producers whose sustainable practices go well beyond marketing strategies. Maintaining balance with nature is their life philosophy, their cultural identity. more

Features

The World of Coffee Dublin will host the first Sustainability Forum which is to become the hub for discussion at World of Coffee, with key talks on the economic, environmental, and social challenges that the industry faces. more

Coffee Report

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