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Uganda: Nucafe renews partnership with Italian roaster Caffè River

KAMPALA , Uganda – Local coffee farmers are set to eat big following a renewal of a partnership between the National Union of Coffee Agribusiness and Farm Enterprises (Nucafe) and Caffè River, an Italian large scale coffee roaster. This is a development that opens more market opportunities for Uganda’s coffee across Europe and beyond.

Angola wants to become again a major world coffee producer country

MEDELLIN, Colombia – Angola expects to produce 50,000 tons of coffee by 2022, six times more than the production of 8,000 tonnes recorded in the period from September 2016 to June 2017, the Angolan ambassador to Brazil,Nelson Cosme said on Wednesday in Medellin, Colombia. Cosme, speaking on behalf of ...

Tanzania to start selling processed coffee products in South Africa

ARUSHA, Tanzania – Tanzania will soon start selling its processed coffee in South Africa as the country encourages exporting processed coffee products instead of raw beans. Adolf Mkenda, Permanent Secretary of Tanzania's Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, said Tuesday that the Tanzania Trade Development Authority ...

Crimson Cup adds Honduras Siguatepeque to its Friend2Farmer line

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus, Ohio coffee roaster Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea has introduced Honduras Siguatepeque to its Friend2Farmer line of direct trade coffees. This fully washed and patio sun-dried coffee is a mixture of Bourbon, Typica, Catuai, Pacas and Caturra varietals grown at altitudes of 4,700 to 5,200 feet ...

Angola: Producers in Uíge province get over 70,000 coffee seedlings

UÍGE, Angola — Seventy five thousand of coffee seedlings were distributed Monday in the northern Uíge province to 12 farmers in the region, against 55.600 in 2016. The fact was announced in this locality by the deputy governor for economic affairs of the Uíge, Carlos Mendes Samba, in the official opening ceremony of the campaign of coffee ...

Costa Rican coffee fetches record price at Cup of Excellence auction

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – Coffee from Finca don Antonio, in Copey de Dota which is cultivated at between 1,800 to 2,200 meters above sea level, reached a record price in the electronic auction organized by contest Taza de la Excelencia (Cup of Excellence), organization headquartered in Portland Oregon ...

Does coffee has a terroir like wine? Not everyone believes in the concept

PORTLAND, U.S. – US wine industry folks talk about terroir a lot. A core concept in how we view wine in the 21st century, terroir is the idea that soil, climate, and topography all give a wine a distinctive characteristic that it wouldn’t have if the grapes were grown elsewhere.

San Francisco roaster brings high-quality Yemeni beans to the States

SAN FRANCISCO, U.S. – You’ve been thinking about mocha all wrong. The espresso drink with Hershey’s syrup poured into it? That’s the coffee world’s equivalent of fake news. To really drink mocha coffee, you’ll have to pay up for the hard-to-find, chocolatey beans that hail from Mokha, Yemen.

Tanzania: Research Institute launches scheme to increase production

MOSHI, Tanzania – The Tanzania Coffee Research Institute (TaCRI) has embarked on a training programme for farmers on modern crop husbandry in order to enable coffee to regain its lost glory. Under the programme, several farmers in Kilimanjaro Region have been assisted in forming groups under which they are exposed to ...

Coffee injects new vitality into Brazilian tourist city of São Lourenço

SÃO LOURENÇO, Brazil –A small Brazilian city, once famous for its mineral water springs, is now welcoming tourists with new attractions -- a specialty coffee with unique taste and quality. Besides enjoying the natural beauty of São Lourenço, a city located in Brazil's southeastern state of Minas Gerais, tourists from around the...