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Luckin Coffee announces the receipt of penalty decisions from the Chinese Samr

BEIJING, China — Luckin Coffee Inc. (OTC:LKNCY) yesterday announced the receipt of penalty decisions (the “Penalty Decisio...

Colombia announces new scheme to help struggling coffee farmers

BOGOTA, Colombia – Colombia has announced an extraordinary scheme to bring relief to the coffee sector and help struggling...

Drinking coffee on planes is safe. Outdated information is the real threat

After a day of breathing dry, re-circulated air in the airport and on the plane, a cool glass of water or a comforting cup...

Epa allows Hawai’i coffee growers to use fungicide to control coffee leaf rust

HONOLULU, US – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved a request from the Hawai`i Department of Agricu...

Efsa gives go-ahead for coffee leaf tea as traditional food from third country

MILAN – The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) – based in Parma, Italy – has given the go-ahead to a notification to pl...

A book on the success of Ghana’s cocoa sector available for download

ACCRA, Ghana — The doubling of cocoa production since 2000 and rising farmer incomes have marked a transformation in Ghana...

Chinese market watchdog issues $9m fine against Luckin and associated firms

MILAN – China's market regulator has issued a fine of 61 million yuan (about 9 million U.S. dollars) to Luckin Coffee and ...

Vancouver City Council wants public consultation on disposable cups

VANCOUVER, Canada – Vancouver is pushing ahead with a plan to shift away from coffee cups and other single-use items cluttering up trash cans. City council voted unanimously Tuesday to support public consultations on how to reduce disposable cups, foam takeout containers and plastic bags – with the result being a potential outright ban on items.

Coca-Cola and Monster Beverage announce decision by arbitration panel

ATLANTA & CORONA, Calif., U.S. – An arbitration tribunal of the American Arbitration Association has informed The Coca...

South Korean government to restrict ads of caffeinated foods and beverages

SEOUL, South Korea — High-caffeine foods and drinks will be restricted from media ads starting in November, the government...