Mondelez Backing Up Sustainability Talk with Third-Party Auditing Partnership

Mondelez Backing Up Sustainability Talk with Third-Party Auditing Partnership

November 19, 2014 1:31 pm

Mondelez International, the world’s second largest coffee company in terms of sales revenue, is for the first time entering into a third-party auditing partnership for its existing […]

Creating Differentiation Through Quality Awards in Mantiqueira de Minas, Brazil

Creating Differentiation Through Quality Awards in Mantiqueira de Minas, Brazil

November 18, 2014 12:07 pm

Growers and sellers in a region of Brazil’s Minas Gerais are organizing to promote the quality of their coffees, last week holding the first annual Mantiqueira […]

Coffee Prices Hit 2.5-Year High, While Brazilian Expert Skeptical About 2015/16 Crop

Coffee Prices Hit 2.5-Year High, While Brazilian Expert Skeptical About 2015/16 Crop

November 17, 2014 9:24 am

The average price of coffee worldwide reached its highest in more than two-and-a-half years in October, with weather conditions in Brazil continuing to affect commodity […]

Opinion Letter from Colombia’s FNC on the Emerging Institutional Uncertainty

Opinion Letter from Colombia’s FNC on the Emerging Institutional Uncertainty

November 13, 2014 11:39 am

A reasonably contentious situation has emerged in the Colombian coffee sector, following a leaked Presidential commission report that suggested the need for widespread reforms among […]

Alanis Morissette is Singing About Coffee For All the Right Reasons

Alanis Morissette is Singing About Coffee For All the Right Reasons

November 12, 2014 11:07 am

Grammy winner Alanis Morissette has lent her voice to an anthem to support “A Small Section of the World,” an hourlong documentary premiering in New […]

The Nordic Approach to Coffee Processing (with video)

The Nordic Approach to Coffee Processing (with video)

October 30, 2014 11:25 am

There is an old saying, “The devil is in the details.” In the case of Nordic Approach, the green coffee importing company founded by Tim […]

Coffee Trader Volcafe Enters the Growing China Green Market

Coffee Trader Volcafe Enters the Growing China Green Market

October 29, 2014 9:55 am

The Chinese government put a renewed emphasis on marketing China-grown coffee in 2006, but outside of a high-volume buyers like Starbucks and Nestle, international market opportunities […]

Leaked Presidential Report Suggests Widespread Reforms in Colombian Coffee

Leaked Presidential Report Suggests Widespread Reforms in Colombian Coffee

October 24, 2014 12:15 pm

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog In an interview last week, SCAA Executive Director Ric Rhinehart held up Colombia as a shining example of a […]

Monthly C-Market Report: 2014 Could End Up a ‘Reasonably Balanced’ Market

Monthly C-Market Report: 2014 Could End Up a ‘Reasonably Balanced’ Market

October 22, 2014 11:00 am

Crop year 2013/14 is now finished in all exporting countries, and despite a year’s worth of speculation and persistent price volatility, total global production is […]

Do the Copyright Thing: Your Use of Origin Images to Sell Coffee May Be Unlawful

Do the Copyright Thing: Your Use of Origin Images to Sell Coffee May Be Unlawful

October 21, 2014 3:32 pm

You’ve seen it countless times on bags, coffee shop walls and on coffee company websites: The image of a farmer picking ripe coffee cherries, designed to […]