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NEW RESEARCH SHOWS HOW HYPERPARASITE MAY CONTROL COFFEE LEAF RUST

NEW RESEARCH SHOWS HOW HYPERPARASITE MAY CONTROL COFFEE LEAF RUST

Nick BaskettMay 28, 20213 min read

A new scientific paper written in the Journal for Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment discusses the research, carried out over three…

JAPANESE BEVERAGE COMPANY SUPPORTS VIETNAM COFFEE FARMS

JAPANESE BEVERAGE COMPANY SUPPORTS VIETNAM COFFEE FARMS

Nick BaskettMay 28, 2021

Japan has a number of popular beers. I have tried many of them, and Kirin is one of my favourites,…

GREENWASHING IS BIG BUSINESS. THIS MIGHT BE ABOUT TO CHANGE.

GREENWASHING IS BIG BUSINESS. THIS MIGHT BE ABOUT TO CHANGE.

Nick BaskettMay 25, 2021

Your correspondent was listening to this week’s edition of the Economist on his morning walk (there is an audio version…

SYLVERA RAISES CASH TO SHINE LIGHT UNDER ROCK OF FAKE CARBON CREDITS

SYLVERA RAISES CASH TO SHINE LIGHT UNDER ROCK OF FAKE CARBON CREDITS

Nick BaskettMay 25, 2021

Indulge me while I describe a fictional scene. If you’re short on time, jump to ‘The Problem with Carbon Credits’.…

BEAN BOX STARTUP FUNDED ON STRONG SPECIALTY COFFEE DEMAND

BEAN BOX STARTUP FUNDED ON STRONG SPECIALTY COFFEE DEMAND

Nick BaskettMay 24, 2021

Bean Box, a high-tech speciality coffee subscription service, raised $2.4m in a new round of funding to expand their business.…

COFFEE NEWSCAST 24-05-2021

COFFEE NEWSCAST 24-05-2021

Nick BaskettMay 24, 2021

Last weeks’ round-up of the news is out in pure harmonious audio. Get it from the Podcast page / Coffee…

long reads

HOW BLOCKCHAIN WILL CHANGE THE WAY WE BUY COFFEE

HOW BLOCKCHAIN WILL CHANGE THE WAY WE BUY COFFEE

Nick BaskettJanuary 10, 20203 min read

You’ve probably heard of blockchain – the technology that powers cryptocurrency like bitcoin. Still, the same science has been repurposed…

CASCARA TEA MIGHT BE THE NEW, OLD THING

CASCARA TEA MIGHT BE THE NEW, OLD THING

Nick BaskettJanuary 6, 2020

I admit I had not heard of Cascara until I stumbled across a news article on medium and it intrigued…

other news

HIGH DENSITY – A BRAND NEW DIGITAL COFFEE CONFERENCE

monica chanFebruary 4, 20212 min read

The Barista League, established in 2015, was created as a response to a need for more community-driven events in the…

UCC COFFEE BRINGS JAPANESE COFFEE BRAND TO THE UK

monica chanFebruary 1, 2021

UCC Coffee Europe has launched a new Japanese coffee brand to the UK, which is backed by UCC Group (Japan)…

STARBUCKS REAFFIRMS PATH TO RECOVERY WITH Q1 FISCAL 2021 REPORT

monica chanJanuary 28, 2021

Starbucks Corporation reported financial results for its 13-week fiscal first quarter ended December 27, 2020 and reaffirms path to recovery. As…

PROBAT LAUNCHES A SERIES OF DIGITAL EVENTS FOR 2021

monica chanJanuary 26, 2021

Probat, the coffee processing plant and machinery experts launches a series of digital events in 2021 to offer the coffee…

REPORT SHOWS HOW THE PANDEMIC HAS AFFECTED THE US COFFEE MARKET

monica chanJanuary 17, 2021

According to the latest annual report from coffee market research group Allegra World Coffee Portal, the global pandemic has wiped…

CAFFE NERO AND LORD SUGAR BATTLE AS LANDLORDS ACT

Nick BaskettJanuary 14, 2021

Lord Sugar, the Amstrad computer magnate of the 1990’s, and TV star for “The Apprentice” is also a large commercial…

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