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SCIENTISTS USE WASTE COFFEE TO HELP SOLVE ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM WITH LITHIUM BATTERIES

SCIENTISTS USE WASTE COFFEE TO HELP SOLVE ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM WITH LITHIUM BATTERIES

Researchers from the University of Indonesia’s Faculty of Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering Department (DTMM FTUI) have found an innovative way to use coffee grounds as a component inside lithium-ion batteries that might help improve performance and reduce…

YUNNAN PROVINCE IS ‘HEAVEN OF ARABICA’ AS CHINESE COFFEE GAINS TRACTION

YUNNAN PROVINCE IS ‘HEAVEN OF ARABICA’ AS CHINESE COFFEE GAINS TRACTION

A city in the Yunnan Province found in the southwest of China, called Pu’er, has prospered into a global golden growing belt for Arabica coffee. It has recently been gaining global acknowledgement and is now…

TIM HORTONS CHINA SUBSIDIARY EXPANDS THROUGH METRO DEAL

TIM HORTONS CHINA SUBSIDIARY EXPANDS THROUGH METRO DEAL

Tim Hortons China, the Canadian coffee chain’s Chinese subsidiary, further expands its presence in the region, by partnering with METRO China, a Wu-mart and Metro joint venture. Under the terms of this partnership, Tims China…

COCOA NEWSCAST – 01 DEC, 2021

COCOA NEWSCAST – 01 DEC, 2021

The Cocoa Newscast is out in full stereo beauty. Give your ears a treat and listen below, or go to the Podcasts/Cocoa News Cast page.

IAEA HELPS SOLVE CADMIUM PROBLEM IN PANAMA

IAEA HELPS SOLVE CADMIUM PROBLEM IN PANAMA

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) published an article on tackling cadmium levels in Cocoa this week. The organisation is working with farmers in Panama who were severely affected by changes in the EU regulation…

BELGIUM INVESTORS SHOW INTEREST IN DAVAO CITY

BELGIUM INVESTORS SHOW INTEREST IN DAVAO CITY

The Davao Region, which comprises five separate provinces was announced last year to be the Cacao Capital of the Philippines. The catchy tagline worked, with websites like covering their activity.  Now the same group wants…

CARGILL COMPLETES $13M FACTORY UPGRADE IN GHANA

CARGILL COMPLETES $13M FACTORY UPGRADE IN GHANA

COCOBOD had stated earlier this year that they wanted to process 50% of their cocoa production internally in future. We felt it was an ambitious plan, but this month Cargill announced they have completed an…

A FAIRER FUTURE FOR COCOA? THE 2022 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

A FAIRER FUTURE FOR COCOA? THE 2022 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

The International Cocoa Organisation (ICCO) is set to host the 2022 International Symposium on Cocoa Research, in collaboration with the French Institution Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD). The annual event will take place…

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