Category: Colombia

Bellwether, Sustainable Harvest and Heifer Unveil Verified Living Income Model

Daily Coffee News photo by Nick Brown.Electric roaster maker Bellwether Coffee, the nonprofit Heifer International and green coffee trader Sustainable Harvest this morning announced a new pricing model that...

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Colombian Coffee Lands Likely to Shift Given Current Practices, Research Suggests

New research focused on Colombia suggests that if current conditions and practices persist, climate change will dramatically reshape where arabica coffee can be grown by the middle part of...

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Startup Vinculum Using Satellites and AI for Farm Planning and Financing

A European venture called Vinculum has launched a pilot program in the coffee lands of Colombia using artificial intelligence and satellite data designed to help farmers mitigate production and...

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Colombian Researchers Discover Aggressive New Variants of Coffee Leaf Rust

Colombian coffee leaders are urging growers to turn to disease-resistant coffee varieties upon the discovery of new, more aggressive variants of the coffee leaf rust (CLR) fungus. The troubling...

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2021 Colombia Cup of Excellence Winners Feature Two 90+ Lots

Results for the Cup of Excellence green coffee competition of 2021 are in, with nearly two dozen high-quality coffee lots coming from Colombian coffee growers now heading to auction....

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Startup Roaster Coffee Shift Seeks to Boost Farmer Income with Blockchain

A new subscription coffee roasting company called Coffee Shift is using blockchain technology to send consumers’ money directly to the producers behind the coffee. The Bay Area-based startup views...

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Caravela Coffee Launches Coffee Compass for Farm Operations

Vertically oriented green coffee trading company Caravela Coffee has introduced El Compás del Café (Coffee Compass), a calendar wheel designed to help coffee growers with farm monitoring and maintenance...

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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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Good Liquorworks Makes Good Vodka Out of Post-Harvest Coffee Fruit

New York State-based startup Good Liquorworks is the latest beverage industry player to transform the byproduct of coffee fruit into a new product altogether. The startup has just launched...

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Minnesota Roasted: Nine Roasters Interpret One Coffee to Benefit Service Industry Workers

Nine coffee roasting companies from throughout the Land of 10,000 Lakes have formed Minnesota Roasted, a collaborative fundraising effort to support the regional service industry. Each of the nine...

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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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