Category: Bogota

With AI-Powered Green Coffee Analysis, Demetria Closes $3 Million Round

Israeli and Colombian agriculture tech startup Demetria has closed a $3 million seed funding round to support its artificial-intelligence-powered green coffee quality analysis system. The investment was led by...

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In Colombia, Woodpecker Turns Coffee Byproduct Into Building Material

From the third-largest coffee-producing country in the world, a company called Woodpecker is bringing new life to a coffee byproduct while providing sustainable building materials. The Bogotá, Colombia-based company...

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Colombia-Based Promising Crops Pledges to Build a More Sustainable Coffee Sector

A team of coffee experts based in Colombia has reimagined, expanded and relaunched the coffee-producer-focused social enterprise Promising Crops with the goal of expanding sustainable agriculture and increasing market...

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Colombian Roaster Amor Perfecto Leads the Charge for Frida Kahlo Coffee

A new collaboration between the Frida Kahlo Corporation and Bogotá, Colombia-based specialty coffee roaster Amor Perfecto unites one of the world’s most famous female faces with one of the...

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Sustainability Champion Angela Pelaez of RGC on Including Farmworkers

As the seed-to-cup narrative typically begins with coffee farmers, it thereby leaves out a critical group of people who make coffee production possible: farmworkers. Farmworkers remain the most vulnerable...

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Colombia Bets on Farmers with $64 Million Coffee Price Stabilization Fund

The Colombian government officially launched a coffee price stabilization fund designed to protect the country’s hundreds of thousands of coffee farmers from the volatility of the commodities market. The...

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With Traceable Colombian Microlots, FNC and USAID Launch Coffee For Peace

Colombia’s National Federation of Coffee Growers (FNC) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have launched a major marketing and trade facilitation initiative called Coffee for Peace....

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Colombian Microlot Specialist Direct Origin is Now Called Cedro Alto

The vertically oriented Colombian green coffee business formerly known as Direct Origin Trading has rebranded under the name Cedro Alto, a change designed to better reflect its network of...

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