Month: February 2021

Now with more than a decade of experience, the Initiative for Coffee&Climate (styled as “coffee&climate” or “c&c”) is entering its third and final phase, designed to bring more climate resiliency strategies to more coffee farms. The organizers are seeking to build support for the farmer-focused climate initiative through an introductory webinar taking place on Tuesday,
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The nonprofit Partnership for Gender Equity (PGE) announced it has received $105,000 from a group of private companies to develop a “Gender Equity Index” for the coffee and cocoa industries. The Gender Equity Index (GEI) is envisioned as a tool to benefit organizations that are already engaged in gender equity initiatives, specifically those related to
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Ripe coffee from Rusty’s Hawaiian, producer of an anaerobic-natural-process typica coffee took fifth place in the competition. Photo courtesy of ACE. The Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) and Hawaiian green coffee company Isla Custom Coffees have announced 16 winning lots in a recent competition of Hawaiian coffees. Notably, a full three-quarters of those winners — ranging
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Mengistu Itefa (seated) acted as an intern on behalf of Ethiopia’s Asikana producer cooperative to implement the FincaLab system. Here he’s showing photos to members of the PROCAA group in Nayarit, Mexico. All images courtesy of San Cristobal Coffee Importers. Seattle-area green coffee company San Cristobal Coffee Importers has expanded its producer-centered quality management and
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Roasted, bagged Lykke coffees. Courtesy photo. Progressive and vertically oriented Swedish coffee roasting startup Lykke Kaffegårdar has announced a strategic partnership with private German investment firm Wave Investments. Lykke, whose name references a Nordic concept of happiness, was launched in Stockholm last year by a group of longtime European specialty coffee professionals, including Lykke Co-Founder
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Green coffee trading company Sucafina has continued its multinational expansion and brand consolidation with the formal launch of Sucafina NZ Ltd. in New Zealand, including spot offerings in Auckland and Christchurch. The New Zealand business is part of the Swiss trading company’s Asia Pacific network, which includes businesses and offices in Hong Kong, Australia and
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Daily Coffee News file photo by Nick Brown Cup of Excellence (ACE) organizer the Alliance for Coffee Excellence is partnering with the multinational agricultural traceability company Oritain to verify the origin of coffees in the green coffee competition and auction program. According to Portland, Oregon-based ACE, Oritain will be maintaining a database using samples of
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Kellem Emanuele has joined Sustainable Harvest as the chief impact officer. Images courtesy of Sustainable Harvest. Portland, Oregon-based green coffee importer Sustainable Harvest has hired former International Women’s Coffee Association (IWCA) Executive Director Kellem Emanuele for the position of chief impact officer. An advocate for women’s empowerment and sustainable livelihoods for coffee producers, Emanuele will
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