Tuesday 24 May 2022

British Coffee Association to hold webinar on Coffee and Climate Change on Nov 15

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MILAN — In the first of the ‘In Conversation With…’ series, the British Coffee Association examines the impact of climate change on coffee production and opportunities to ‘future-proof’ the industry.

They speak to Dr Aaron Davis and Dr Caspar Chater, at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, about the options to produce climate-resistant coffee crops, based on traditional approaches and emerging technologies, such as gene editing.

Webinar: Monday 15th November, 3PM GMT

Register now: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6787095481419120909
Contact: catriona.balfour@britishcoffeeassociation.org, for more information.

About the British Coffee Association

The British Coffee Association (BCA) is the representative organisation for the coffee industry and the voice of UK coffee.

What they do:

  • Involve in all forms of legislation affecting the coffee industry.
  • Focus on assuring compliance with regulations and guiding our members.
  • Actively follow current and upcoming industry issues, and represent the industry on these issues as required.
  • Follow research on coffee and caffeine and advise members on any implications.
  • Provide guidance to regulatory authorities.
  • Act as a trade advisor to DEFRA.
  • Provide a networking platform through membership and social events.
  • Offer an arbitration service through arbitrators’ training courses and workshops.
  • Design and run educational seminars.
  • Work closely with the European Coffee Federation on all coffee-related issues.
  • Provide position statements on all contentious issues.
  • Work with the media to correct innaccuracies about the coffee industry and promote it, where appropriate, across key issues.

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