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Read the Final Declaration from the Second World Coffee Producer’s ForumDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

In a time of downward global prices on the commodities market, the second World Coffee Producers Forum took place last week in Campinas, Brazil. Since its inception in 2017 to today, the forum has maintained a focus on the prosperity and wellbeing of the  world’s… Source link

Coffee Companies are Signing an Unprecedented Transparency PledgeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
NGOs Release Major Climate Change GuidebookDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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NGOs Release Major Climate Change GuidebookDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Sustainability-minded parties in and around the global coffee sector have been issuing warning after warning about the damages climate change may wreak on the global coffee sector, particularly in the long-term supply of high-quality arabica and the many millions of… Source link

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Starbucks Issues $1 Billion Sustainability Bond for Supply and RetailDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Starbucks press photo by Joshua Trujillo. Starbucks has issued a $1 billion sustainability bond, the company’s largest to date. Proceeds from the bond will go to projects designed to assist coffee farmers and build a more robust and sustainable supply chain, as well as… Source link

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Coffee Trader Mercon Receives $450 Million Credit Line for SustainabilityDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Photos courtesy of Mercon Coffee Corporation. Green coffee trading company Mercon has announced that it has closed on a $450 million revolving loan tied to sustainability initiatives. The Netherlands-based company, one of the world’s largest buyers and sellers of green… Source link

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Takeaways From Twin’s New Report on Smallholder Producer OrganizationsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Historically low C prices, climate change, political volatility, crippling social disparities and a host of other issues have given the global coffee sector plenty of reasons for legitimate concern. But lost in all that tumult are an indefinite number of success stories… Source link

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Shade-Grown Can Help Coffee Farmers Maximize Profits, Research SuggestsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Daily Coffee News photo. Coffee farmers can maximize profits by converting one-third to two-thirds of their farmland to shade-grown, according to pioneering new research that attempts to quantify the economic associations with shifting away from conventional full-sun… Source link

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Report Calls for Increased Investment in Youth Engagement at OriginDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Youth engagement in coffee farming and production has been a hot topic in coffee circles in recent years, as mounting evidence suggests that young adults are leaving rural coffeelands, often smallholder family farms, in favor of better economic or social… 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