Starbucks recently announced their micro initiative.
Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room to boost their artisan credentials by purveying single-origin coffee.
The move is an interesting one for a chain that brought gourmet coffee to the people in the late…Continue
By:Gerald Andae- Business Daily
Added by Eileen Mulaa on December 16, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Source: Coffee Agronomy Farmers Manual-(1st Edition) by Fair Trade Organization of Kenya.
Harvesting and coffee processing are very crucial towards the final quality of the coffee beans which in the end determines the prices paid for coffee.
Coffee quality can be made in the field and the same can be destroyed during processing.
Harvesting-Practices to be observed:
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By: Progreso Network
On 10th December, 2014 Progreso Network in collaboration with Fair Trade Organization of Kenya organized a webinar on"Diversity in Coffee Farming" which started at 3.00P.M EAT.
This webinar was facilitated by Mr.Jacob Gititi, an expert in coffee diversification for producers organizations from Kenya.
These are some of the topics that were discussed during the webinar.
1.Meaning and impact of diversification in coffee…Continue
Added by Progreso Network on December 15, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Coffee roasters need t show more enthusiasm if Arabica futures are to rise to a 3yr high next year, By Commerzbank, broker price futures said as prices hit a two month low.
Jack Scoville at Chicago based prices futures, highlighted that Commerzbank and others have forecast that arabica futures could rally well over 200cents per pound in the coming year, and perhaps over 225 cents per pound.
Commerzbank forecast prices averaging 230 cents a pound in the…Continue
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Arabica coffee futures dropped below 180 cents a pound for the first time in more than four months,amid growing ideas of an imminent fund selling wave, and of a stand -off in the physical markets.
Arabica coffee futures for March,the best traded lot touched 179.85 cents a pound in New York, dropping below the psychologically important 180 cents a pound mark for the first time since July.
The lot recovered some ground to close at 180.10cents a pound, although…Continue
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By Commodity Online
Good rains in Brazil have pulled down the prices of Arabica Coffee variety. The global trend has inspired farmgate prices of India Arabica Parchment to show a a declining trend. The prices are now ruling at 11,000 per bag (each bag is 50 kg). Arabica harvest is currently underway in…Continue
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By: Roast Magazine
Twenty one coffees from Brazil recently shattered previous auction price highs at the Brazil early harvest pulped naturals Cup of…Continue
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