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Puerto Rico Coffee Roasters owes nearly $68K in back wages, damages and penalties after US Labor Department investigation

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico — If you live in Puerto Rico, the coffee you drink was likely harvested, packed and shipped by workers who toil...

EU and Vietnam reach agreement on free trade deal

BRUSSELS - Today the EU and Vietnam have reached an agreement in principle for a free trade agreement (FTA), after two and a half...

Metropolitan Coffee and Concession LLC to convert its Chapter 11 case to a case under Chapter 7

SAN FRANCISCO (USA) - Metropolitan Coffee and Concession Company, LLC ("Metropolitan") announced today that it filed last Friday a Motion to Convert its Chapter...

Ethiopian Ministry to re-establish coffee & tea authority

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture(MoA) is collecting comments on a draft regulation to re-establish an authority for coffee and tea development years after a similar...

U.S. Congress to grant another $1 million to fight coffee berry borer in Hawaii, Puerto Rico

Hawaii’s congressional delegation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday the grant of another $1 million, to be shared with Puerto Rico, to...

European Commission clears acquisition of ADM’s cocoa business by Olam

The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of the cocoa business of ADM of the United States by Olam...

EU bans ornamental coffee plants from Costa Rica and Honduras

The phytosanitary measures implemented by the European Union have been in force since May and aim to prevent the entry of the bacterium Xylella...

NCA Statement on diacetyl

The following NCA Statement on diacetyl was released on May 5. Diacetyl is a compound created spontaneously in many foods when they are browned...

European Commission approves coffee joint venture between DEMB and Mondelēz, subject to conditions

Following an in-depth investigation, the European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed creation of a joint venture between two of...

New public-private partnership to boost Ethiopian coffee production, benefit local farmers and consumers

A new public-private partnership is expected to boost Ethiopian coffee production, benefit local farmers and consumers. The Italian coffee roasting company illycaffè, the Ernesto Illy...

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