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Starbucks staff from 50 countries get expert tips from coffee farmers

NORTH SUMATRA, Indonesia – Located near to the famous Toba Lake in Muara sub-district, North Tapanuli district, North Sumatra, Hutaginjang village is the site of the annual Starbucks Original Experience 2017, in which some of the coffee chain's employees visit a village to gain knowledge about coffee and interact with the locals.

Crimson Cup expands direct trade relationships with Peruvian coffee farmers

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Brandon Bir (picture), coffee sourcing and education manager for Columbus coffee roaster Crimson Cup Coff...

Konabox Coffee launched on July 26th and was funded in 1 day

HONOLULU, Hawai, US - Konabox Coffee based out of Honolulu, HI was launched on July 26th. Its Kickstarter project is offer...

Indonesia companies strike deals at Melbourne International Coffee Expo

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesian coffee producers have been eyeing Australian market to sell their commodity, by participat...

Ugandan government is on a mission to get locals to try drinking coffee

KAMPALA, Uganda – Uganda is one of Africa’s major coffee exporting capitals, shipping millions more beans abroad probably ...

Colombian coffee production up again in April

BOGOTA, Colombia – Colombia, the world's leading producer of mild washed Arabica coffee, produced a total of 43 thousand 6...

Costa Rica’s oldest cooperative plans expansion in the Chinese market

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – CoopeVictoria, the first cooperative founded in Costa Rica some 75 years ago, now plans to compete ...

Panama’s famous specialty coffee making its way to the Australian market

BOQUETE, Panama – Somewhere around 1,200 metres above sea level near the misty, green highland town of Boquete in the north of Panama, Landreth Laws leads tourists on a guided walk through coffee plantations. "Our coffee develops good flavours because it grows in the highlands," he said.

St Helena Government’s response to Sentinel Articles on St Helena Coffee

ST HELENA – St Helena Government was disappointed to read in three recent Sentinel articles – ‘St Helena Coffee under Thre...

Kenya targets specialty coffee symposium in Seattle to double US sales

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenya is eyeing the upcoming Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) symposium to double the sales to the US by tapping the premium price that the American market pays for the beverage. The SCAA exhibition, which will bring together over 15,000 people across the world will be held in Seattle, US next month.