Certification and verification schemes can be powerful tools for value addition, access to a fast-growing market segment and the dissemination of good agricultural, environmental and social practices.
Consumers are demonstrating an increasing interest in the economic, social and environmental aspects of coffee production. As a result, coffee covered by the various initiatives is estimated to constitute 8 percent of world exports of green coffee (see …Continue
Added by Emma Njoki on December 20, 2013 at 2:57pm — No Comments
By Daily Coffee News,
Joined by representatives from some of the world’s largest coffee buyers, the Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform has released a set of rules related to Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions in green coffee production.
The new Green Coffee Product Category R…Continue
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By Daily Coffee News
Nestlé, the world’s largest food company, has developed a $4 million USD coffee and cocoa farm and training center on 30 hectares (74 acres) in Ivory Coast.…
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Following a late-addition grassroots latte art exhibition for its 2013 Event in Boston, The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) is developing a U.S. Latte Art Championship for its 2014 Event in Seattle.
Espresso machine manufact…Continue
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by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog
This is the question David Griswold, ex-President of the SCAA and co-founder of the innovative coffee importer Sustainable Harvest, asked a panel of coffee luminaries at last month’s Let’s…Continue
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