Category: Farmer Issues

GCP Seeks Input for Baseline Sustainability Code Revision

The Global Coffee Platform (GCP) today opened the floor for public input on a forthcoming major revision to its baseline sustainability code for the coffee sector. Not technically a...

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Public-Private Initiative for Coffee&Climate Heading Heads Into Third Phase

Now with more than a decade of experience, the Initiative for Coffee&Climate (styled as “coffee&climate” or “c&c”) is entering its third and final phase, designed to bring more climate...

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Partnership for Gender Equity Developing Gender Equity Index for the Coffee Industry

The nonprofit Partnership for Gender Equity (PGE) announced it has received $105,000 from a group of private companies to develop a “Gender Equity Index” for the coffee and cocoa...

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Wine Yeasts Abound Among Hawaiian-Grown ACE/Isla Auction Coffees

The Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) and Hawaiian green coffee company Isla Custom Coffees have announced 16 winning lots in a recent competition of Hawaiian coffees. Notably, a full three-quarters...

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A Transcontinental Internship Expands Seattle Importer’s QMS from Mexico to Ethiopia

Seattle-area green coffee company San Cristobal Coffee Importers has expanded its producer-centered quality management and traceability system, called FincaLab, from Mexico to Ethiopia. San Cristobal, which was focused mainly...

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Top Lot Fetches $65 Per Pound at ACE/Ngorongoro Coffee Group Auction

Reflecting years of quality improvements made by a group of coffee producers in Tanzania, auction prices soared at the first-ever Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) Ngorongoro Tanzania Private Collection...

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ICO Releases Flagship Annual Report: ‘The Value of Coffee’

The International Coffee Organization has just released the Coffee Development Report 2020, a sprawling, research- and data-filled document focusing on coffee through the lens of global value chains. “The...

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Swiss Coffee Trader Sucafina Formalizes PT Sucafina Indonesia

Just two months after it announced the launch of a Chinese company, multinational green coffee trader Sucafina has announced the launch of PT Sucafina Indonesia. The business has been...

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Business Skills Development: A Virtual Necessity for Specialty Coffee Farmers

Most of the dollar value of coffee — as much as 90%, according to the 2018 Coffee Barometer — is captured in consuming countries. To address this inequity in the…

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2020 Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide Shows Price Data from 51K Contracts

The 2020 Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide has been released, offering a remarkable review of data on green coffee pricing in the specialty coffee market. Overall, the Guide showed a...

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Innovations at Origin: The Young Coffee Entrepreneurs of PROCAFE

After reading a Bloomberg story on cost of production and profitability for Guatemalan growers earlier this month, I was inspired to add to last year’s series of articles on...

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Winning Lots from Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Coffee Group Heading to Auction

The nonprofit Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) and Tanzania-based Ngorongoro Coffee Group have announced that 27 green coffees scoring between 85.31 and 90.31 points are heading to online auction...

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