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Land Equivalency Ratio and Gross ProfitDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

In order to adapt to coffee crops that have been affected by leaf rust, Carlos Cano, 43 has turned to selling macadamia nuts. To address the drivers of migration — debt/prices and climate pressures — highlighted in the last post, we need to consistently seek a deeper… Source link

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Coffee Farmers Face Increasing Pressure To MigrateDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

This Guatemalan coffee nursery represents a small part of the labor, cost and risk farmers face when deciding to invest in their coffee farms. Photo by Oscar Leiva/Silverlight for CRS The drivers of migration remain the usual suspects: climate change, debt, prices, and,… Source link

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An Elusive Quest?Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Photo Credit: Philip Laubner, courtesy of CRS Coffeelands. Recurrent drought, which decreases both coffee and staple crop yields, can contribute to the decision to migrate. Francisco* migrated to Guatemala City several years ago. He worked the night shift, behind the… Source link

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ACE Tweaks Cup of Excellence Rules for 2019 Competitions and AuctionsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Judges at the 2019 Brazil Cup of Excellence. Brazil Specialty Coffee Association Facebook photo. As it pushes toward its 20th anniversary, happening later this year, the origin-focused coffee competition and auction program Cup of Excellence is introducing several key… Source link

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Global Coffee Platform and Hivos to Collaborate in Latin AmericaDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Daily Coffee News photo. Two of the leading nonprofit organizations involved in global coffee sustainability, the Global Coffee Platform (GCP) and the Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation (Hivos) have signed a letter of intent to address some of the main… Source link

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Oro Group to Host 2019 Quality Competitions and Auctions in HondurasDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Following its first ever coffee competition and auction last year in Santa Barbara, Honduras, the Oro Group is expanding the competition platform in 2019. The Oro de Santa Barbara program will return for 2019 from May 14-17, while the group is adding the Oro de… Source link

Winning Populace Coffee's Flight of Fancy Contest Might Mean and Actual Flight to GuatemalaDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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Winning Populace Coffee’s Flight of Fancy Contest Might Mean and Actual Flight to GuatemalaDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Michigan coffee roaster and retailer Populace Coffee is reprising its popular Flight of Fancy coffee series and nationwide coffee tasting competition, this year offering the top winner an all-expenses-paid trip to Guatemala. Populace Founder Andrew Heppner first… Source link