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SPP Global Denounces Coffee Prices, Calls for Living IncomeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The SPP logo SPP, the farmer-owned third-party certifier focused on smallholder producer needs, has issued a damning denouncement of the current coffee trade, as coffee C prices remain at historically low levels. SPP and its ownership organization, SPP Global, have… Source link

The Fascinating History and Renewal of Brazil's Yellow BourbonDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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The Fascinating History and Renewal of Brazil’s Yellow BourbonDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Yellow Bourbon in the field. All photos courtesy of Jonas Ferraresso. Known for its yellow fruit in the mature stage — a distinct departure from the cherry reds of every other coffee variety — the Yellow Bourbon has become something of a coffee jewel in Brazil. While… Source link

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Can Selling Coffee In Cherry Be Profitable?Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

CRS Coffeelands photo by Morgan Arnold It is often taken as accepted wisdom that smallholders need to move up the value chain — aggregate, process, trade directly — to be competitive and profitable in the coffee industry. Smallholders who aren’t part of a… 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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Problem and PotentialDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The cover of the new report on Vietnamese robusta’s carbon footprint from IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, called “Source or Sink” A two-year analysis of hundreds of Vietnamese robusta coffee farms found new evidence that single-crop (monocrop) farm systems… Source link

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Coffee Producers Demand Immediate Action Amidst Price CrisisDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

A screenshot showing the current ICE Coffee C Futures price for May contracts, plus the past two years of C price movement. A consortium of major organizations representing coffee producers throughout the world has issued a sweeping condemnation of the global coffee… Source link

Exploring Some of Mexico's Best Coffees with Caravela's AromasDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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Exploring Some of Mexico’s Best Coffees with Caravela’s AromasDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

From Aromas 2018. Courtesy photo. Green coffee trading coffee Caravela Coffee is reprising its annual Mexican green coffee competition event, Aromas, in which a small group of roasters from around the world act as judges and potential buyers. Taking place this May in… Source link

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Following Pilot Success, ACE Plans to Bring Cup of Excellence to Indonesia

The Alliance for Coffee Excellence held a pilot Cup of Excellence in partnership with the Specialty Coffee Association of Indonesia and the local Government of Aceh Tenga. All photos courtesy of ACE. The Alliance for Coffee Excellence, organizers of the green coffee… Source link

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Melanie HerreraDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Melanie Herrera. Courtesy photo. (Editor’s note: This is part of a series of interviews featuring women taking part in the inaugural Women in Coffee Project panel discussion next month in New York City. The interviews have been conducted in English and in Spanish by… Source link

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Communal Land Management and Income DiversificationDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Communal coffee nurseries offer an affordable and accessible source of planting material for renovation efforts following the coffee leaf rust crisis. Photo by Oscar Leiva/Silverlight for CRS. Coffee farmers across origin countries search for and develop innovative… Source link