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ETHIOPIA AND UNIDO COLLABORATE TO INCREASE EFFICIENCY IN COFFEE VALUE CHAIN

The Ethiopian government and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) have joined forces to improve the coffee value chain’s efficiency. As part of the collaboration, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture and UNIDO signed a €10 million (circa $9.9m) cooperation agreement on 31 October to facilitate the provision of credit to coffee value chain players, according …

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VIETNAMESE COFFEE EXPORTERS, GERMAN COMPANIES URGED TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF EVFTA

A recent seminar in Hamburg, Germany, jointly hosted by the Trade Office of the Vietnamese Embassy in Germany, the Vietnam Coffee Cocoa Association (VCCA), the German Coffee Association (DKV) and the Neumann Kaffee Group from 29 October to 1 November was a success. The event, which was part of the National Trade Promotion Programme 2022, …

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STARBUCKS DARK FRENCH ROAST ‘NOT 100% ARABICA,’ SAYS COMPLAINT

Starbucks has been accused of deceiving customers with one of its coffee blends sold in grocery stores. Puroast Coffee, a small-batch roaster’s cafe in North Carolina, filed the complaint with the North Carolina Attorney General in late September. According to Puroast Coffee, Starbucks describes its Dark French Roast Coffee as pure “100% Arabica coffee”, although …

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BARRY CALLEBAUT LAUNCHES THEIR 2ND GEN CHOCOLATE BAR

Swiss chocolate giant Barry Callebaut has recently launched a brand new chocolate bar that it claims is the “second generation” of chocolate. The company says that the new bar uses innovations in Cocoa processing to reduce the bitterness of the final product. The chocolatier said it had reduced the sugar content in the bars by …

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SAUDI COFFEE COMPANY ATTENDS FUTURE INVESTMENT INITIATIVE AS OFFICIAL COFFEE PARTNER

Saudi Coffee Company (SCC) attends the sixth edition of Future Investment Initiative (FII) as an official coffee partner, presenting an educational journey to shed light on the company’s mission to energize Saudi’s coffee industry. SCC shares its ambitions to make the Saudi coffee industry among the most sustainable in the world. Riyadh, October 27, 2022 …

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HAWAII GETS $1.37M FUNDING TO FIGHT COFFEE LEAF RUST

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded the Hawaii Agriculture Research Centre $1.37 million to address coffee leaf rust (CLR), U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, announced last week. The funds come from NIFA’s Specialty Crop Research Initiatives programme and will be used to restart the organisation’s coffee breeding programme …

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FORMER LUCKIN COFFEE EXECUTIVES LAUNCH FIRST BRANCH OF COTTI COFFEE

Former Luckin Coffee executives Jenny Qian and Charles Lu have announced the first location of their new coffee company, Cotti. The coffee chain was reportedly registered with a capital of $100 million and Qian as its legal representative. According to Pandaily, a Chinese tech media website, Cotti’s management team includes Lu of Luckin Coffee and …

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CONSERVATIVE GROUP TARGETS STARBUCKS’ DIVERSITY PROGRAMMES

Starbucks Corp. has been accused of discriminating against white employees by allowing only minorities to participate in two training programmes, a group founded by a top adviser to former Republican President Donald Trump told a US civil rights committee on Tuesday. Positive discrimination is a sensitive topic that creates division in many areas, and now …

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Vietnam Coffee

VIETNAM EXPECTING LARGER CROP THIS HARVEST SEASON

Vietnam, the world’s largest producer of the Robusta variety used in instant coffee and espresso, expects a larger crop this season, increasing global supply and putting pressure on prices, which have fallen more than 10% in the past two months. According to separate provincial estimates acquired by Bloomberg, the five provinces in the Central Highlands …

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Almacena

ALMACENA SECURES €3.5M FOR DIGITAL COFFEE PROCUREMENT PLATFORM

Almacena Platform, a Dutch ag-tech startup that operates a marketplace for African agricultural products, has bagged €3.5 million (circa US$3,402,350) in an equity round. The seed round was co-led by Eleven Ventures, European early-stage VC VentureFriends, and Acequia Capita. The funds will be used to expand further in Africa, add new origins from South America …

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Espressolab Roastery

ESPRESSOLAB OPENS LARGEST COFFEE EXPERIENCE CENTRE IN EUROPE

The Turkish coffee chain Espressolab recently opened its Espressolab Roastery in Istanbul, a combination of a coffee shop, roastery, workshop and bakery under one roof. The roastery is the company’s 100th branch in Turkey. The €5 million ($4.9 million) facility offers a unique coffee experience as well as information about coffee, concerts, workshops and art …

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