A Brief History of Global Coffee Production As We Know It (1963-2013)

A Brief History of Global Coffee Production As We Know It (1963-2013)

July 17, 2014 3:43 pm

Coffee, with a capital C, is a fragile organism. Its supply is essential to the billions of people depending on it in their cups, as […]

World Coffee Research Director Tim Schilling Tells Us All About the Variety Intelligence Project

World Coffee Research Director Tim Schilling Tells Us All About the Variety Intelligence Project

July 15, 2014 1:09 pm

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog I had the honor during this year’s SCAA Symposium of facilitating a panel discussion on the coffee leaf rust […]

Monthly C-Market Report: Coffee Prices Hit Lowest Point in Five Months

Monthly C-Market Report: Coffee Prices Hit Lowest Point in Five Months

July 14, 2014 1:34 pm

Despite uncertainty still surrounding the Brazilian crop currently being harvested, the average price of commodity coffees throughout the world dropped to its lowest level in five […]

In Defense of Fair Trade: A Response to the Farmworker Problem

In Defense of Fair Trade: A Response to the Farmworker Problem

July 9, 2014 2:51 pm

(editor’s note: This is the latest in a series of posts published by Daily Coffee News responding to a report in May from researchers at […]

NGO Consortium Calls Out Roasting Industry for Poor Efforts Toward Supply Sustainability

NGO Consortium Calls Out Roasting Industry for Poor Efforts Toward Supply Sustainability

June 30, 2014 1:01 pm

The international development organization Hivos is calling on the world’s top roasters by volume to increase sustainability efforts as climate change threatens long-term production capabilities in […]

2014/15 Global Coffee Production Estimates: A Region-by-Region Breakdown

2014/15 Global Coffee Production Estimates: A Region-by-Region Breakdown

June 24, 2014 1:12 pm

The United States Department of Agriculture has released its latest estimates for annual global coffee production, predicting a 1.5 million total drop to 147.8 million […]

An Amazing Coffee Origin Trip to Tanna Island, Vanuatu (Video)

An Amazing Coffee Origin Trip to Tanna Island, Vanuatu (Video)

June 23, 2014 2:56 pm

It has been approximately 2,400 years since Melanesians first settled on Tanna Island, part of what is now the nation of Vanuatu in the South […]

Check Out This Fun, Interactive Coffee Seasonality Map from Counter Culture

Check Out This Fun, Interactive Coffee Seasonality Map from Counter Culture

June 20, 2014 9:39 am

Well, this is fun. Counter Culture Coffee, which months ago gave us the gift of this greatly expanded Taster’s Flavor Wheel, now presents a lightly interactive […]

Cafe Imports to Raise Funds for World Coffee Research Through Opt-In Program

Cafe Imports to Raise Funds for World Coffee Research Through Opt-In Program

June 16, 2014 2:13 pm

Minneapolis-based green coffee seller Cafe Imports today announced a partnership with Texas A&M-based World Coffee Research in which one half a cent from every per pound […]

‘Rarely Have We Seen a Coffee Market More Influenced by Speculation,’ ICO says

‘Rarely Have We Seen a Coffee Market More Influenced by Speculation,’ ICO says

June 11, 2014 12:53 pm

Global coffee prices reversed downward for the first time in the past five months in May, while uncertainty surrounding Brazil’s current crop is leading market-wide […]