Article by: M. Fury and edited by H. Paull | Source: Perfect Daily Grind | Photo Credit: M. Fury
Coffee exporters play a…Continue
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By: Sean Yap Source:AsiaOneNews
Did you know that the coffee you use to get your daily latte fix also helps in growing the vegetables…Continue
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By: Lorne Matalon Source:Marketplace
When it works, fair trade coffee works well. The lives of untold thousands of small-scale coffee growers are better for the income and stability that well-run fair trade relationships bring. But some growers in one of the world's most important coffee growing regions aren't seeing the benefits…Continue
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By:Corinne Grettler Source:Bloomberg
Nespresso beware: Your status as Nestle’s favorite child is under threat from your scruffy kid brother. Nestle SA, creator of the high-end Nespresso brand of coffee pods and espresso machines, is increasingly leaning on a cheaper range of single-serve coffees that it calls Nescafe Dolce…Continue
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By:Nicholas Haque Source: Aljazeera
Most coffee beans come to the world market from African countries such as Ivory Coast, but few companies roast and package them locally.
However, things started to change slowly and some of the Robusta variety is now being processed for local consumption.
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By:Joseph Muchiri Source:SDN
When the coffee sub-sector was on the verge of collapse in 1990s and early 2000s, many farmers abandoned the crop.
Despite the many problems in the sector, one farmer from Kibugu, Embu North sub-county kept hope alive.
In addition to the global factors that contributed…Continue
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By Francis Ngige Source:SDN
Steps should be taken to make coffee farming attractive to the youth, a task force has said.
The average age of a coffee farmer is 60 years.
In one of the proposals that would see many youths lured into farming, the task force recommended the establishment of a coffee business school…Continue
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Article By: Ed Perratore | Source: ConsumerReports
For many coffee lovers, summer heat means cooling down with an iced coffee. But…Continue
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Article By: Anita Powell | Source: VOA
JOHANNESBURG— Like many South Africans, Pardon Sibanda used to think coffee was a watery instant beverage that needed sugar to make it tolerable. Now, he’s among a growing revolution of young, black baristas in Johannesburg who are leading this nation’s coffee…Continue
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You crave it in the morning, you wait in long lines for it, and I’m drinking it while I write this: coffee is everywhere. But that means misinformation about it is everywhere too. Coffee doesn’t rob you of water, sober you up, or keep…Continue
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Ability to meet market requirements and consumer needs accurately, efficiently and sustainably is vital. In food demand and supply forecasting, using of ICT (Farmsoft) to create the link in the supply chain – from grower to processor, through to retailer…Continue
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By:Rheana Murray | Source:TodayFood
If you're anything like me, and I'm betting many of you are, you need a couple cups of coffee before…Continue
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