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Authorities in El Salvador are staying alert as the volcano shows activity.
The C price recently fell from highs of more than $2/lb to less than $1.6/lb – but experts believe forecasts for Brazil’s coffee production are optimistic.
Costa Coffee, Blue Bottle, and Starbucks have all launched RTD and instant coffee products in recent months.
Speaker applications for the coffee industry’s largest producer-focused event, Producer Roaster Forum (PRF), are now open.
As profit margins are squeezed, roasters and traders are struggling to incorporate new EU rules on sustainability.
Blue Bottle Coffee was a pioneer of third-wave coffee in the US. Now, it has turned to the instant coffee market to scale the brand.
During the first eight months of 2022, Vietnam was the third-largest supplier of coffee to the US, according to the Vietnamese General Department of Customs.
Starbucks has sold more than 420m pumpkin spice lattes since 2003 – and numbers are only growing.
The Brazilian electorate will head to the polls to cast a second round of presidential votes on October 30.
The pound fell to a record low against the dollar at $1.033 on Monday, worsening skyrocketing costs for UK coffee roasters.
Interest in the term “is coffee healthy” has quadrupled since 2005, according to Google Trends.
Consolidated coffee farming group Green Coffee Company (GCC) says it aims to become the “world’s largest arabica producer” after launching its $100 million Series C funding round.
The average price of coffee exports from El Salvador reached $229.06 per quintal (100kg) for the 2021-22 cycle representing a 32-year high, according to the Salvadoran Coffee Council.
The Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) has responded to proposed government tax reform.
The Starbucks workers union movement won a “crucial step” in its battle with the US coffee chain, after a US federal judge last week ordered it reinstate seven employees to their former positions at a store in Memphis, Tennessee.
Promise of agricultural investments have brought hope to some, while others say it is too soon to tell.
Labour makes up between 40% and 60% of total expenses on a typical coffee farm.
Roasters around the world have reported smaller profit margins over the last few weeks as rising warehouse and transport costs add to a host of issues.
Dozens of keynote speeches and panel discussions from some of the coffee industry’s leading figures are now available on YouTube.
Brazil is ramping up robusta production to meet rising demand for low-cost coffee alternatives, posing a direct challenge to Vietnam’s reign as the world’s top producer.