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SUSTAINABILITY – Kill The Cup CEO challenges world coffee leaders to take Earth Day pledge at SCAA Expo in Seattle

SAN DIEGO, US – The unofficial "heads of state" of the coffee world met in Seattle this past weekend for the Specialty Cof...

CERTIFICATION – Combined Fairtrade-4C audits now possible for producers in Central America and Colombia

On 31 March 2015, FLOCERT, the auditing body for Fairtrade, became a 4C approved verifier in Central America and Colombia....

GLOBAL NEWS – Starbucks strengthens global specialty coffee supply, verifies 99% of coffee ethically sourced

SEATTLE, USA – Starbucks Coffee Company has announced critical advancements in research and transparency benefiting the en...

USA / 3 – KillTheCup.com launches Earth Day Pledge challenging Americans to switch from disposable to reusable cups

SAN DIEGO – In an effort to reduce waste from the 158 million disposable cups that are used daily in the United States, Ki...

IDH – Flavio Corsin awarded for contribution to Vietnamese agriculture sector

On Monday March 23 the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) awarded IDH country manager Flavio Corsin the ...

CANADA – Good Earth Coffeehouses celebrate Earth Hour – Enjoy live music and coffee by candle light

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Good Earth Coffeehouses are environmentally responsible coffeehouses and are proud to be hosting events...

USA – Mars Drinks is Founding Partner of Coffee Quality Institute for Gender Equity

WEST CHESTER, Penn. – Earlier this year, Mars Drinks announced its Partnership for Gender Equality with the Coffee Quality...

COCOA BAROMETER – Chocolate too cheap to be sustainable

AMSTERDAM – Extreme poverty is the norm for West African cocoa farmers. At the same time, the cocoa supply chain is increa...

ICO – A New Public-Private Alliance for the Long-Term Sustainability of the World Coffee Market

LONDON – With the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the International Coffee Organization (ICO), the 4C Ass...

VIDEO – Nestlé discusses its support for first round-world solar flight

As the Solar Impulse project - the world’s first attempt to fly round the globe in a solar powered aircraft – takes off to...