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Taiwan’s unique brand of coffee culture receives international recognition

TAIPEI, Taiwan -Taiwan’s coffee culture has become a touchstone for quality across the Strait. Several baristas in Shanghai said they are familiar with coffee industry techniques used in Taiwan and that they had received training from Taiwanese professionals. Coffee industry professionals in Taiwan have won top prizes in various world competitions.

Coffee culture is growing in Vietnam and quality Robusta will blow you away

MILAN – Coffee culture is growing in Vietnam as growers and retailers are seeking new ways to improve quality, boost produ...

Inside the Colombian Coffee Plantation That’s Run Entirely on Water

BY AARON KASE Hidden in the hills above the Caribbean coast of Colombia lies a pocket of coffee plantations, tucked int...

Vietnam’s Da Lat reserve coffee is back in Starbucks stores globally

HANOI – Vietnam’s Đà Lạt is back in Starbucks stores globally following a year of disruption. Designated as a Starbucks Reserve Coffee, Đà Lạt coffee was sold by Starbucks for the first time in January 2016. Starbucks Reserve coffees are rare, small-lot coffees selected by the company’s experts and roasted in Seattle.

How few multinationals control coffee industry

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s task force on coffee, appointed last month, has a very difficult task ahead. If the terms of reference it has been assigned is anything to go by, the team led by economist Prof Joe Kieyah...

Wild bat spit coffee from Madagascar, the African answer to Kopi Luwak

MILAN – Coffee farmers around the world are increasingly turning to an animal touch to boost the value of their beans. It ...

Ethio Agri-CEFT to start supplying Amhara Brand Coffee to the international market

Gojjam has long been famous for its white “Teff” in Ethiopia, but now thanks to Sheik Mohammed H. Ali Al-Amoudi, owner and...

Cultivating progress: farming in Eritrea

*By Ondrus and Thomas Tiedemann, EU Delegation in Eritrea Standing amongst his coffee trees, Husen Mohamed Jimie Shibot i...

Cambodia: Bitter market for local coffee

The Kingdom’s once-promising home-grown coffee industry has been laid low by adverse weather and fierce global competi...

Ethiopia to dominate the global coffee market soon, says African expert

ROME — Ethiopia has colossal opportunity to dominate global coffee market in the near future as the global coffee consumpt...