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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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COLOMBIA’S FNC SIGNS UP TO INTERNATIONAL COFFEE AGREEMENT

The signing by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) of the International Coffee Agreement must be a cause for celebration at the ICO. After a difficult year with the acrimonious withdrawal by Uganda from the agreement, this important deal with the world’s second-largest producer of Arabica shows that the organisation is still relevant. It may …

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Kathrine Löfberg &Amp; Anders Fredriksson, Löfbergs

Löfbergs in new European collaboration

As the first Swedish-based coffee roaster,Löfbergs Group joins the European Coffee Federation (ECF), an industry organisation with focus on food safety, sustainability and international trade. Through ECF, we have the opportunity for direct knowledge acquisition, exchange and the ability to influence at European level. It is an important forum for us in our ambition to …

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NCA NAMES KATHRYN LAWSON NEW CHAIR OF SCIENCE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

The National Coffee Association announced that Kathryn Lawson, MS, RDN has been named the new Chair of the NCA’s Science Leadership Council (SLC), the preeminent authority on coffee science in the U.S. In her new role as SLC Chair, Ms. Lawson will guide the work of the Council on a range of scientific issues affecting the coffee …

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JDE PEETS APPOINTS PATRICIA CAPEL AS NON EXEC DIRECTOR

PRESS RELEASE JDE Peet’s (EURONEXT: JDEP), the world’s leading pure-play coffee and tea company by revenue, today announced that its Board of Directors (the Board) proposes the appointment of Ms. Patricia Capel as non-executive member of the Board. The appointment of Patricia Capel is subject to the approval by the 2023 Annual General Meeting of …

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DR ZENO STAUB NOMINATED FOR ELECTION TO BÜHLER’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Uzwil (Switzerland), September 19, 2022 – Dr. Zeno Staub, Chief Executive Officer of Vontobel Holding AG, a Swiss listed, globally active investment firm majority-owned by the Vontobel families and a charitable foundation, is being proposed to the Bühler shareholders as a new Member of Bühler Group’s Board of Directors at an extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting …

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Era Of We

MARTIN LÖFBERG TALKS TO NICK BASKETT ABOUT “ERA OF WE”

“Era of We” is an autological term – it is what it implies, a new era of coffee, ignited by Löfbergs as the first roaster, but to be an inclusive yet performance-driven community. It’s tempting to release a news story quickly and be the first to break it, but after seeing Löfbergs press release, I …

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NKG RELEASES 2022 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

Summary NKG released their Sustainability Report for 2022, in which they want to provide an insight into their Responsible Business Program and demonstrate which milestones they have achieved. The company states that every approach to sustainability in any business must begin with the economic viability and shared responsibility in overarching topics. They identify the Three …

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KOFI ADJEPONG-BOATENG, LEADER IN FINANCE AND ACADEMIA, JOINS TECHNOSERVE’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Arlington, VA– International nonprofit TechnoServe announced that Kofi Adjepong-Boateng has joined its board of directors following a successful vote held at the board’s meeting in March. Mr. Adjepong-Boateng has had a distinguished career spanning finance, academia, and philanthropy. He currently serves as a non-executive director of the Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund and sits on the main …

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SAUDI COFFEE COMPANY, CULINARY ARTS COMMISSION ADVOCATE FOR SAUDI COFFEE HERITAGE

Saudi Coffee Company, a subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund created to transform Saudi Arabia’s Coffea Arabica into a global product, recently announced a collaboration agreement with the Culinary Arts Commission. A fairly young Saudi government body established only in February 2020, the Commission seeks to promote and preserve Saudi Arabia’s unique and diverse culinary …

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ICO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MEETS WITH PANAMA AMBASSADOR TO THE UK

London, 15 July 2022 –The International Coffee Organization’s Executive Director (ICO ED), Vanúsia Nogueira, met with HE Natalia Royo de Hagerman, Ambassador of Panama, on 14 July to discuss the challenges facing the coffee sector globally, as well as with specific reference to the Panamanian sector. During the meeting, they discussed a range of issues …

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GCP, P4F COLLABORATE TO BOOST FARMER LIVELIHOOD

Global Coffee Platform (GCP) and Partnership for Forests (P4F) recently signed a joint agreement that will explore and promote agroforestry practises in the coffee regions of East Africa. The new partnership signed in June 2022 between P4F, a UK government-funded programme, and GCP aims to improve the income of farmers by producing coffee sustainably. The …

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