News & Opinion
On 14 September, the 2023 edition of the Coffee Barometer was released, providing an overview of how effectively the industry is responding to key social, environmental, and economic challenges. As a part of this, it evaluates the corporate sustainability strategies of 11 coffee roasters.
On 14 & 15 September, PRF Colombia took place at the Plaza Mayor in Medellín, where the No Filter panel series made its debut.
Through the Belt and Road Initiative, China could gain access to the global coffee sector.
The President of Colombia, Gustavo Petro has started a dispute with the country’s Federación Nacional de Cafeteros (FNC), or the National Federation of Coffee Growers.
PRF will be back in Colombia on September 14 & 15, 2023. For the first time, it will host the innovative No Filter panel series
After a tumultuous few years, hard coffee could be making a comeback.
In the past, all ICE-certified futures were only deliverable provided they contained 100% washed coffees. However, in recent weeks, news has emerged that Brazilian naturals and honeys are being used to settle these contracts.
Convenience has become everything – and automation is helping brands meet this emerging demand.
It's no secret that consolidation has become commonplace in the coffee industry. But more than ever, we're seeing a disproportionate volume of acquisitions in the cold coffee segment.
It is well-established that consolidation is happening at the consumption end – but producing countries are also open to consolidation at earlier stages of the supply chain.
Fair Trade USA have announced a minimum price freeze - it will not be raising its prices in line with Fair Trade International. This could leave some coffee producers very exposed.
Boram Um's WBC victory marks a significant milestone for Brazil. Not only are they the largest coffee-producing country by a considerable margin, but this achievement also highlights their growing domestic consumption.
For over five decades, Starbucks has been a pioneering force within the coffee industry. However, the global brand is now taking inspiration from other corners of the world.
Global brands who have entered the Indian coffee market in anticipation of quick, explosive growth have been forced to wait – as year-on-year growth is projected to sit at just 2% until 2025. But Nestlé are not deterred.
PRF will return to Colombia for its seventh instalment this September, where a new series of panel discussions will be held.
The China-US West Coast route soared by 29% to $1,668 per 40ft equivalent unit.
Robert Vélez Vallejo resigned from the Federation’s top post in December 2022. His successor faces a host of challenges.
Blue Bottle Coffee recently closed its second-oldest store in San Francisco, shortly after launching a 'craft' instant product.
Experts believe Luckin will face stiff competition but, if successful, it could drive Singapore’s coffee industry forward.
Starbucks appointed Indian-born businessman Laxman Narasimhan as CEO last week.