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THE RIGHT TIME TO GROW COFFEE IN THE U.S.?

THE RIGHT TIME TO GROW COFFEE IN THE U.S.?

Generally, coffee is produced in the Coffee Belt, including countries like Brazil, Vietnam, and Colombia. Coffee trees thrive in an area just 15 degrees above or below the equator. Arabica, in particular, is a fussy…

WESTROCK COFFEE MOVES TO 100% RESPONSIBLE SOURCING BY 2025

WESTROCK COFFEE MOVES TO 100% RESPONSIBLE SOURCING BY 2025

US-based Westrock Coffee works in 21 countries and distributes its coffee throughout the US, along with retail partners like Walmart and King Super. The business is active in the communities where they source their coffee,…

NEW RESEARCH SHOWS LIMESTONE CAN INCREASE COFFEE YIELD

NEW RESEARCH SHOWS LIMESTONE CAN INCREASE COFFEE YIELD

A study on the effect of adding limestone and phosphogypsum to the soil for coffee growing was recently published in a publication of the American Society of Agronomy called Agronomy Journal. According to the research,…

ROBUSTA GROWS ON BRAZIL AS OUTPUT INCREASES IN CHALLENGE TO VIETNAM

ROBUSTA GROWS ON BRAZIL AS OUTPUT INCREASES IN CHALLENGE TO VIETNAM

Brazil is increasing the production of robusta beans as their hardiness over the higher quality Arabica beans becomes more important. Robusta’s advantages, including heat tolerance and its ability to grow at lower altitudes, means less…

STARBUCKS OPENS FARMER SUPPORT CENTRE IN BRAZIL

STARBUCKS OPENS FARMER SUPPORT CENTRE IN BRAZIL

Starbucks Coffee Company opened its first Farmer Support Center in Brazil, making it the tenth globally. These Farmer Support Centers worldwide not only strengthen the company’s presence in key coffee-producing regions but also improve the…

SMALLHOLDER COMMUNICATION – WHY YOU NEED IT AND WHICH PLATFORM TO USE

SMALLHOLDER COMMUNICATION – WHY YOU NEED IT AND WHICH PLATFORM TO USE

Why Is Smallholder Communication So Important? Smallholder farming in the tropics lags far behind commercial farming in terms of production methodologies, produce quality, and profitability.  The problem is that traditionally all agronomy has been delivered…

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