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NPOs – Coffee Kids ceases programming after 26 years

CHICAGO, US – The Coffee Kids Board of Directors has decided to suspend programming at the end of 2014. The Board will the...

AFRICA – Fairtrade Women in Coffee Project gets a head start

Fairtrade Africa is pleased to announce that Big Lottery Fund has allocated a grant of £300,000 towards mainstreaming Gend...

INDUSTRY NEWS – Dunkin’ Donuts launches DD Green, an initiative to build sustainable energy-efficient restaurants

CANTON, Mass., US – Dunkin’ Donuts announced yesterday (December 9, 2014) the launch of DD Green, a green building certifi...

SUSTAINABILITY – Cocoa farmers see their income increase under the UTZ label

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands – The UTZ Certified cocoa program is celebrating its five year anniversary. Since the program s...

CENTRAL AMERICA – Nicaraguan coffee farmers seek creative solutions to drought, climate change

Coffee drinkers in the United States reach for a warm cup of joe when the crisp autumn wind blows in November, but meanwhi...

SUSTAINABILITY – Nespresso takes leadership in recycling in Denmark

As of 1 September 2014, Nespresso capsules can be recycled in Denmark. Nespresso is the first approved company in Denmark ...

VIDEO – Founder of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. invests $10 million in the future of fair trade

OAKLAND, CA – Bob Stiller, long-time Fair Trade enthusiast and founder of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (now Keurig...

AFRICA – Fairtrade Coffee Network sets new targets for growing coffee production

The Coffee Product Network this year received EUR 42,000 from Oxfam WereldWinkles (OWW) in support of Fairtrade Africa’s C...

SUSTAINABILITY – GroCycle wins Growth Award from Santander to launch online Mushrooms On Coffee Course

Santander has announced this week that GroCycle won one of the bank's Social Enterprise Development Awards (SEDA). The...

MICE 2015 – Sustainable Harvest brings Let’s Talk Coffee to Melbourne

Let’s Talk Coffee is coming to Australia in 2015, as the first time the world-renowned event will be hosted outside of ori...