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BUILDING A CHOCOLATE COMMUNITY IN TAIWAN

BUILDING A CHOCOLATE COMMUNITY IN TAIWAN

Finding a cacao farm in Taiwan is almost ‘unheard’ of until Fu Wan Chocolate came into the scene. Starting as a chef in Fu Wan Cafe Villa, Founder Warren Hsu is a huge supporter of…

BEAN TALK – FLUSH THAT, TEMPERATURE AND GROUP HEADS

BEAN TALK – FLUSH THAT, TEMPERATURE AND GROUP HEADS

How do you know when to change the temperature on your PID, and a short dive into the process with different group heads. To enter our competition to win a free 1kg bag of the…

COFFEE NEWSCAST 18-10-2021

COFFEE NEWSCAST 18-10-2021

Last weeks’ round-up of the news is out in pure harmonious audio. Get it from the Podcast page / Coffee News Cast or play below. You can also subscribe to it on iTunes and Spotify.

KAFFEE BUENO RECEIVES €2.5m GRANT TO UPCYCLE COFFEE

KAFFEE BUENO RECEIVES €2.5m GRANT TO UPCYCLE COFFEE

Denmark-headquartered upcycled coffee startup Kaffe Bueno has been awarded a total of €2.5m grant from the European Commission, including a recent €1.8m cash injection as a blended investment. Typically, these grants are not ‘free’ money,…

AMSTERDAM COFFEE FESTIVAL POSTPONED TO 2022

AMSTERDAM COFFEE FESTIVAL POSTPONED TO 2022

When the Amsterdam Coffee Festival held its inaugural event, I was lucky enough to attend. We just received a letter from the organisers to say that, despite some hope that they could stick with the…

BLANK STREET MICRO-FOOTPRINT COFFEE STARTUP RAISES $25M

BLANK STREET MICRO-FOOTPRINT COFFEE STARTUP RAISES $25M

At the height of the COVID pandemic, opening a coffee shop might not sound like a wise business decision. Yet, Blank Street coffee did just that, and now with 14 micro-outlets, raised a whopping $25m…

BRAZIL EXPORTS FALL BY ALMOST A THIRD

BRAZIL EXPORTS FALL BY ALMOST A THIRD

Brazilian exports of green coffee fell by 29% in September, according to Reuters, compared with the same month a year earlier, to 2.74 million 60-kg bags, exporters association Cecafe reported last week. On the year…

UGANDA’S UCDA BOARD BLUNDER DISMAYS COUNTRY’S COFFEE INDUSTRY

UGANDA’S UCDA BOARD BLUNDER DISMAYS COUNTRY’S COFFEE INDUSTRY

Uganda’s Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) issued a letter last week to stakeholders providing their explanation for why Managing Director, Dr Emmanuel Iyamulemye Niyibigira had left his post. It came to a natural endLetter from UCDA…

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