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April 2015 Blog Posts (8)

First Global Study on Climate Change and Arabica Predicts ‘Severe Losses’

Source: Daily Coffee News

coffee plant climate change

2011 Creative Commons photo by Neil Palmer for CIAT.

Arabica coffees will have to be grown at higher elevations in…


Added by Benjamin Kiarie Gichungu on April 28, 2015 at 9:27am — No Comments

Empowering Small Scale Coffee Farmers

By: Progreso Network

On 9th April, 2015 Progreso Network in collaboration with Fair Trade Organization of Kenya organized a webinar on"Empowering Small Scale Coffee Farmers" which started at 3.00P.M EAT. This webinar was facilitated by Mr.Charles Murage, an expert in motivating coffee farmers for producers…


Added by Progreso Network on April 15, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Starbucks Grants $400,000 to World Coffee Research to Assist Guatemalan Farmers

Source: Daily Coffee News

guatemala coffee

A bag of Guatemala coffee. 2008 photo by Martin Abegglan.



Added by Fredrick Suyanka on April 15, 2015 at 9:34am — No Comments

Shiny New Products at the 2015 SCAA Expo in Seattle

By:Daily Coffee News

As the 27th annual Specialty Coffee Association of America Event winds down today in Seattle, it is safe to say the wheels of commerce have been sufficiently greased.

Of course, sellers of all kinds choose the…


Added by Eileen Mulaa on April 13, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Magpie Coffee Roasters: Leading the Quality Charge in Reno

By: Daily Coffee News

The team at Magpie Coffee Roasters, recent recipients of a Good Food…


Added by Eileen Mulaa on April 13, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Simple Question, Myriad Answers: Castillo or Caturra?

By:Daily Coffee News

Two days ago, I had the honor to present the preliminary results of the Colombia Sensory Trial at the 2015 SCAA Symposium.

The Colombia Sensory Trial is a cross-sector collaboration with allies…


Added by Eileen Mulaa on April 13, 2015 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Stranded Yemeni-American Trying to Flee Civil War for U.S. Coffee Events

By: Daily Coffee News

A Yemeni delegation scheduled to represent the Yemen coffee industry at multiple U.S. events this April is reportedly stranded, struggling to flee the country amid airstrikes and and escalating armed conflicts.

Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a Yemeni-American who normally…


Added by Eileen Mulaa on April 8, 2015 at 9:56am — No Comments

Colombian Coffee Commission Publishes Final Recommendations for Industry Reforms

Source:Daily Coffee News

By Michael Sheridan

Colombia’s Coffee Commission has published its final recommendations for reforms to the country’s coffee sector.

The Misión Cafetera released…


Added by Eileen Mulaa on April 8, 2015 at 9:31am — No Comments

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