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Cultivating progress: farming in Eritrea

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

AVPA – Paris 2017 Award Ceremony to be held on Wednesday June 28th

PARIS – The technical jury of the Third International Contest for Coffees Roasted in their Countries of Origin AVPA- Paris 2017 is meeting in Paris to taste, classify and grade competing coffees. Twenty-three countries from all producing continents are participating in the contest in which coffees are judged using the traditional method or ...

Myanmar plans to expand coffee production to 60,000 tons by 2030

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar – Coffee could be the next big export product for Myanmar. But the industry needs support and protection from the government to produce the crop and before local growers start competing in the international market. In 2015-16, Myanmar exported a total of 1,137 tons of coffee beans, more than double ...

Grown by Women – A project from Sandalj Trading Company

An exceptional coffee grown and processed exclusively by women is not only a quality-centered choice. It becomes an ethica...

How Ethiopia’s Arabica coffee is helping fight climate change

I’ve long been in thrall to Arabica coffee. The fruity, light and slightly acidic taste with just a small note of chocolat...

Japanese UCC to invest to set up a facility in Douliu Industrial Park, Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan – The Japanese coffee company UCC Ueshima Coffee Co. has announced on Friday it will invest to set up a facility in the Douliu Industrial Park, in Taiwan. On the same day, Yunlin County Magistrate Lee Chin-yung invited UCC Coffee Taiwan Co. President Masatoshi Sugimoto to taste freshly ...

Mercon Coffee Group is launching Robusta coffee from Nicaragua

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Mercon Coffee Group is launching Robusta coffee from Nicaragua for export. The company made the announcement at the 2017 Global Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle and is now offering washed and natural Robusta coffees from this origin. For the past 10 years, the company has been the pioneer of Robusta coffee production ...

Lao coffee producers eye South Korean market

SEOUL, South Korea - Nine Lao companies, most of them food producers, joined with a hundred firms from other Asean nations...

A quarter of Southern Costa Rica’s coffee crop lost to Hurricane Otto

Increased rainfall caused by the mid-November cold front followed by Hurricane Otto in late November resulted in large los...

Embassy of Ethiopia at Canadian Coffee and Tea show in Vancouver, Canada

The Ethiopian Embassy to Ottawa, Canada participated in the Canadian Coffee and Tea Show which was held in Vancouver from ...