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Nespresso to use world’s first responsibly sourced aluminium in coffee capsules

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Nespresso will become the first company to use responsibly-sourced aluminium, supplied by Rio Tint...

IDH launches Farmfit Business Support Facility and Farmfit Fund

IDH launches the IDH Farmfit Fund and IDH Farmfit Business Support facility. Together, they will spark banks and companies to make impactful investments in smallholder agriculture that are now perceived too risky. This will enable 5 million smallholder farmers to invest in their farms ...

Coffee can protect your brain and dark roast is the most effective, says study

MILAN — According to a study conducted by the Krembil Brain Institute in Toronto, a compound called phenylindanes, which i...

Research explains why we shouldn’t like the bitter taste of coffee, but we do

CHICAGO, U.S. — Why do we like the bitter taste of coffee? Bitterness evolved as a natural warning system to protect the b...

Simply Cups recycling program aims to divert 11 mln cups from landfill

SYDNEY, Australia — A recycler aiming to take 11 million coffee cups and turn them into bench seats, kerbing and car parki...

Climate change focus: Cows, coffee and sustainable farming in Panama

PANAMA — Small-scale farms in Panama are helping to heal land degraded by extensive cattle ranching and extreme rainfall o...

Mondelēz calls for 100% sustainability and transparency in palm oil sourcing

DEERFIELD, Ill., U.S. — Mondelēz International today amplified its call for suppliers of palm oil to embrace its goal of 1...

Coffee producing countries will benefit from Gcp and RA new agreement

BOO, Germany — The Global Coffee Platform and the Rainforest Alliance have signed on November 8, 2018, a partnership agree...

Coffee and chocolate could help preserve endangered birds in Venezuela

PANAMA, Republic of Panama — In Venezuela, the red siskin (Spinus cucullatus), a vibrantly colored red-and-black finch, is...

Honduran Platform for Sustainable Coffee launched with 13 local actors

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – With the main objective of contributing to improving the livelihoods of families of small coffee p...