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Who Will Pay For The Price Of Shade

WHO WILL PAY FOR THE PRICE OF SHADE

Inaccurate memes can be hard to correct. We’ve all heard, for instance, that “coffee is the second most traded commodity after oil.”  Over the last few years, that one has largely been debunked, but like…

Melitta Receives First Shipment From 4C Collaboration In Colombia

MELITTA RECEIVES FIRST SHIPMENT FROM 4C COLLABORATION IN COLOMBIA

Melitta has sourced the first shipment of coffee produced and certified in collaboration with the project in Colombia, 4C said. 4C Services GmbH and the family-run coffee producer Melitta Europa GmbH & Co KG -…

Ethiopia Generates $894M From Coffee Exports

ETHIOPIA GENERATES $894M FROM COFFEE EXPORTS

According to local news sources, Ethiopia has had a successful year in the coffee sector. Recently, we wrote about the continuous growth of annual coffee exports in Ethiopia. The latest news reports that in the…

Ico Research Collaboration To Support Coffee Farmers In Peru

ICO RESEARCH COLLABORATION TO SUPPORT COFFEE FARMERS IN PERU

Identifying a living wage in the coffee industry is critical to establishing a baseline, that is to say, the minimum amount a farmer should be earning. But some traders and importers are going a step…

University Finds Coffee Leaf Rust ‘Widespread’ In Vietnam

UNIVERSITY FINDS COFFEE LEAF RUST ‘WIDESPREAD’ IN VIETNAM

Recently, researchers from the University of Tsukuba and Ibaraki University published a research paper, revealing that coffee leaf rust (CLR) disease “is widespread in the main coffee-growing regions of Vietnam, the world’s second-largest coffee producer.”…

Kenya’S Coffee Farmers Get Subsidised Fertiliser

KENYA’S COFFEE FARMERS GET SUBSIDISED FERTILISER

As fertiliser is becoming more expensive to procure due to various factors, including the Russian-Ukrainian war and logistics bottlenecks, the New Kenya Planters Cooperative Union (KPCU) has decided to distribute subsidised fertiliser to coffee farmers.…

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