Proportion of Shade-Grown Coffee Down Nearly 20 Percent Since 1996, Researchers Say

Proportion of Shade-Grown Coffee Down Nearly 20 Percent Since 1996, Researchers Say

April 17, 2014 11:02 am

The proportion of shade-grown coffee globally has dropped by nearly 20 percent since 1996, threatening biodiversity and production sustainability throughout the world, according to new research […]

A Huge Step Forward for Fine Robusta. Is the Specialty Coffee Market Ready?

A Huge Step Forward for Fine Robusta. Is the Specialty Coffee Market Ready?

April 16, 2014 11:52 am

Long talked about for its potential in the growing specialty market, fine robusta is taking a big step forward with the Uganda-led development of a […]

Monthly C-Market Report: Extreme Volatility Amid Brazil Uncertainty

Monthly C-Market Report: Extreme Volatility Amid Brazil Uncertainty

April 14, 2014 11:30 am

Uncertainly regarding the current harvest in Brazil created unprecedented volatility in global coffee prices throughout March 2014, according to the latest report from the International […]

NZ Group to Expand Esquire Coffee Houses Throughout Canada

NZ Group to Expand Esquire Coffee Houses Throughout Canada

March 19, 2014 11:36 am

The publicly traded New Zealand company that owns most of the global brand rights for Esquires Coffee Houses has plans to expand the retail chain […]

Rogers Family Files Antitrust and Unfair Competition Lawsuit Against Keurig Green Mountain

Rogers Family Files Antitrust and Unfair Competition Lawsuit Against Keurig Green Mountain

March 17, 2014 11:39 am

Lincoln, Calif.-based Rogers Family Coffee Company has filed a lawsuit against Keurig Green Mountain Inc. alleging violations of federal and California antitrust and unfair competition laws […]

An Origin-Focused Preview of SCAA 2014 in Seattle

An Origin-Focused Preview of SCAA 2014 in Seattle

March 11, 2014 12:24 pm

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog After a careful review of the lecture program, I wonder whether this year’s SCAA Event in Seattle may the best ever […]

How Root Capital May Change the Way We Think About Coffee Supply

How Root Capital May Change the Way We Think About Coffee Supply

February 25, 2014 1:58 pm

  by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog Root Capital is the most important organization in the coffee trade that most coffee drinkers have never heard […]

Work and Play: The Collision of the World Cup and the Brazilian Coffee Harvest

Work and Play: The Collision of the World Cup and the Brazilian Coffee Harvest

February 13, 2014 10:13 am

This harvest season in Brazil, which produces an astounding one third of the world’s coffee, expect the industry to face some serious disruptions from an […]

Former British Politician Leads $4 Million Investment in Cuban Coffee

Former British Politician Leads $4 Million Investment in Cuban Coffee

February 12, 2014 11:13 am

Former British treasury minister Philip Oppenheim last month signed a deal with the Cuban government to invest some $4 million USD over the next five years […]

Monthly C-Market Report: Prices Jump After News of Bad Weather in Brazil

Monthly C-Market Report: Prices Jump After News of Bad Weather in Brazil

February 10, 2014 8:56 am

After months of downward movement, global coffee prices took a sharp upward spike at the end of January, following news that dry weather in Brazil […]