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Rust-resistant variety scores 90 points in Nicaragua CoE competition

COLLEGE STATION, TX, U.S. – A coffee variety called Centroamericano, part of a new class of F1 hybrid varieties, has proven its quality potential by earning a score of 90 out of 100 points in the world’s leading competition and award for high quality coffees, the Cup of Excellence, in Nicaragua.

Coalition of over 65 partners agree to actions to make coffee sustainable

ARLINGTON, Va., U.S. – The Sustainable Coffee Challenge, a coalition of over 65 partners including corporations, governments, NGOs and research organizations, today announced the first four Collective Action Networks to further its effort to make coffee the first sustainable agricultural product in the world.

Africa: How well has the Fairtrade movement done in the last 2 decades?

LONDON, UK – Today, in London, like in many other parts of the West, if you want to top up on polyphenolic antioxidants or simply add some Vitamin C in your body, Fairtrade products such as fresh coffee and fresh bananas are some of the products widely available on the market to cater to your needs.

Lavazza brings unique sensory experience to life at NRA Show 2017

CHICAGO, U.S. – Lavazza returns to the National Restaurant Association (NRA) this weekend to showcase an array of single origin and blended coffees specifically crafted for restaurant and hotel trade partners. The towering Lavazza experience, available from May 20 – 23, spans nearly 300 square meters in size and will be located at the entrance of ...

UTZ Coffee program grows in reach and market uptake, new report shows

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands – Over 2016 the UTZ coffee program continued to grow in reach and market uptake. New and growing commitments to source certified coffee by partners in Europe and the US resulted in a 35% increase in first buyer sales. Seventeen out of 20 top buyers also enlarged their volumes.

Gayo Arabica coffee recognized by the UE as collective trademark

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Gayo Arabica coffee has officially been recognized by the European Union (EU) as a trademark following the issuance of the coffee's collective trademark registration certificate. The certificate issued by the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market was given to Central Aceh Regent Nasaruddin by the Law and Human Rights ...

7‑Eleven launches its second single-origin coffee, from Chiapas, Mexico

IRVING, TEXAS, U.S. — 7‑Eleven, Inc. has introduced its second single-origin coffee, this time from the Chiapas growing re...

Demus S.p.A. awarded OHSAS 18001 Safety Assessment Certification

TRIESTE, Italy – Demus Spa has just been found compliant with the International Standard OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Specification after a thorough examination by DNV GL. With this certification, Demus Spa ensures adherence to the requirements of the Management System of Health and Safety ...

Sustainable coffee cups manufactured to mark Hull UK City of Culture

ULL, UK – A series of distinctive coffee cups carrying the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification have been manufactured to mark Hull becoming UK City of Culture. Paper cup manufacture Benders Papers Cups produced the range for its client Falkingham & Taylor (Vending).

The Sustainability Progress Framework: Focusing on what we can change

BONN, Germany – “We should be careful to start by concentrating on what we can change, don’t ask for information you don't need to improve the plight of farmers.” This was advice from one of the global experts at the Sustainable Food Lab Performance Measurement Practitioners Workshop, which is particularly relevant for GCP ...