Category: Honduras

COVID-19 Making Existing Matters Worse for Smallholder Farmers, HRNS Study Finds

The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating a range of existing issues facing smallholder coffee farmers in some of the world’s most revered and productive coffee-producing countries, according to a recent...

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Intelligentsia Holds Smallholder-Supportive ECWx Events in Honduras and Guatemala

Despite all its growth over the years, Chicago-based Intelligentsia Coffee, at its sourcing core, has maintained a steadfast commitment to promoting quality and sustainable long-term relationships with coffee farmers....

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‘Full Portfolio’ Donation from Mercon Supports World Coffee Research

Green coffee trader Mercon Coffee Group has announced an annual, long-term financial commitment to the nonprofit World Coffee Research. Though the exact terms of the donation have not been...

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In West Michigan, Aldea Coffee Grows Along with Income for Coffee Farmers

In the lakeside enclave of Muskegon, Michigan, progressive coffee company Aldea Coffee opened its second brick-and-mortar location last month. Through its 10-year-old nonprofit sister organization Aldea Development, the roasting...

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Are Low Prices Fueling Displacement? A Closer Look at Coffee and Emigration

If farmers can’t — at minimum — break even with their costs of production, they will very likely abandon the crop. There’s plenty of anecdotal evidence these days to...

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With $25 Million Credit Line, NKG Launches Global Farmer Support Initiative

Germany’s Neumann Kaffee Gruppe (NKG), which owns 49 coffee-related companies in 27 countries, has launched a long-term, bank-backed sustainability initiative called NKG Bloom. At the center of the initiative...

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Bay Area CoRoasters Holding Fundraiser for Women Coffee Producers in Honduras

In celebration of International Coffee Day, Bay Area CoRoasters, is hosting a fundraising party to support women coffee producers in Honduras with microcredit loans. The event will be held at...

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Mexico Calls for Intergovernmental Body to Influence Coffee Prices

The Mexican government is taking a lead role in encouraging fellow Mesoamerican countries to band together to devise solutions to the ongoing coffee price crisis. At the recently concluded...

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