Coffee Prices Continue Decline Despite Production Deficit Predictions, ICO Says

Coffee Prices Continue Decline Despite Production Deficit Predictions, ICO Says

March 4, 2015 4:23 pm

Green coffee prices continued in a downward slide through February, despite recent estimates that global production will result in a deficit this year, according to […]

From Theory to Policy: The Next Step in Coffee Supply Sustainability

From Theory to Policy: The Next Step in Coffee Supply Sustainability

February 26, 2015 10:18 am

By Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog The sustainability conversation in specialty coffee has evolved in important ways since I first tuned in more than 10 […]

Sustainable Harvest To Test How Bag Type in Warehousing Affects Quality

Sustainable Harvest To Test How Bag Type in Warehousing Affects Quality

February 17, 2015 9:12 am

Green coffee importer Sustainable Harvest has launched an innovative research project examining how bag type during green coffee warehousing may affect cup quality. The experiment […]

Green Coffee Prices Hit 11-Month Low as Brazil Crop Reaches Crucial Stage

Green Coffee Prices Hit 11-Month Low as Brazil Crop Reaches Crucial Stage

February 11, 2015 11:24 am

Average prices for green coffee dropped to their lowest in nearly a year in January amid weather concerns in Brazil, according to the latest monthly […]

Tennessee Company Claims Promising Results in Guatemala for Nontoxic Rust Fungicide

Tennessee Company Claims Promising Results in Guatemala for Nontoxic Rust Fungicide

February 9, 2015 1:48 pm

In the ongoing fight against leaf rust, a young Tennessee company says it fast-tracked development of a nontoxic, organic fungicide, with preliminary testing on the […]

Record-High Scores Reached at Latest Brazil Naturals Cup of Excellence Competition

Record-High Scores Reached at Latest Brazil Naturals Cup of Excellence Competition

January 30, 2015 7:28 am

Twenty three lots received the Cup of Excellence designation at the recent Brazil Naturals Cup of Excellence competition in Araxá, where the records for the […]

Brazilian Researchers Discover Coffee Fragments with Morphine-Like Effects

Brazilian Researchers Discover Coffee Fragments with Morphine-Like Effects

January 26, 2015 3:52 pm

  Brazilian researchers say they have identified previously unknown protein fragments in coffee that have similar sedative effects to morphine. The fragments, labeled as opioid peptides, […]

Monthly C-Market Report: Prices Hit 10-Month Low as Brazil Forecast Improves

Monthly C-Market Report: Prices Hit 10-Month Low as Brazil Forecast Improves

January 15, 2015 2:05 pm

Coffee prices worldwide reached their lowest since February 2014, largely driven by improved expectations for Brazil’s 2015/16 crop, according to the December monthly report from […]

Color Analysis in QC, Roast Logging and More Inside the Jan./Feb. Issue of Roast

Color Analysis in QC, Roast Logging and More Inside the Jan./Feb. Issue of Roast

December 31, 2014 11:20 am

The September/October 2014 issue of Roast Magazine is now shipping. If you’re not yet a Roast subscriber, become one here. Below are previews of three […]

Collaboration and Education at Second Le Carnaval du Café in Paris

Collaboration and Education at Second Le Carnaval du Café in Paris

December 30, 2014 10:57 am

After a November postponement, Oslo, Norway-based green coffee importer The Collaborative Coffee Source is readying the return of Le Carnaval du Café to Paris January 25-27. […]