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In West Michigan, Aldea Coffee Grows Along with Income for Coffee FarmersDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The new Aldea Coffee shop at 794 Pine St in downtown Muskegon, Michigan. All photos courtesy of Aldea Coffee. In the lakeside enclave of Muskegon, Michigan, progressive coffee company Aldea Coffee opened its second brick-and-mortar location last month. Through its… Source link

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Coffee is Getting Cheaper, and That’s Bad NewsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Daily Coffee News file photo. Anyone who enjoys good coffee — the kind that comes in a bag, not in a can — knows a pound of quality beans will set them back by more than $10. But ask how much of that money goes to the farmer who grew those beans, and they might […]

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With $25 Million Credit Line, NKG Launches Global Farmer Support InitiativeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Ugandan coffee farmer Luyinda Edward, who has been participating in the NKG Bloom pilot program in Uganda. Images courtesy of NKG. Germany’s Neumann Kaffee Gruppe (NKG), which owns 49 coffee-related companies in 27 countries, has launched a long-term, bank-backed… Source link

Bay Area CoRoasters Holding Fundraiser for Women Coffee Producers in HondurasDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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Bay Area CoRoasters Holding Fundraiser for Women Coffee Producers in HondurasDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

In celebration of International Coffee Day, Bay Area CoRoasters, is hosting a fundraising party to support women coffee producers in Honduras with microcredit loans. The event will be held at CoRo on Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m., and will include music,… Source link

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How Climate Change is Driving Emigration from Central AmericaDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Daily Coffee News photo. Clouds of dust rose behind the wheels of the pickup truck as we hurtled over the back road in Palo Verde, El Salvador. When we got to the stone-paved part of the road, the driver slowed as the truck heaved up and down with the uneven terrain…. Source link

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Mexico Calls for Intergovernmental Body to Influence Coffee PricesDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The 17th summit of the Tuxtla Mechanism in Honduras. Mexican federal government press photo. The Mexican government is taking a lead role in encouraging fellow Mesoamerican countries to band together to devise solutions to the ongoing coffee price crisis. At the recently… Source link

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Benjamin Paz of San VicenteDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Benjamin Paz of Beneficio San Vicente (left) along with Xavier Alexander of Metric Coffee. While Unpacking Coffee has exclusively focused on roasters since its debut, its 71st episode heads further into the coffee chain as Kandace and Ray chat with renowned Honduran… Source link

Six Lots Score 90+ at Honduras Cup of ExcellenceDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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Six Lots Score 90+ at Honduras Cup of ExcellenceDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Photos courtesy of the Alliance for Coffee Excellence. Six different microlots representing three different processing methods and five different coffee types scored higher than 90 points at the recent Cup of Excellence (CoE) green coffee quality competition in… Source link

A Study by Fair Trade USA and Cornell UniversityDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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A Study by Fair Trade USA and Cornell UniversityDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Manuel Gomez Santiz, 48, the nursery manager for the CESMACH co-op in Mexico, holds two young plants. The nursery, partly funded by Fair Trade premiums, is one of many strategies the farmers use to combat coffee rust. (Editor’s note: This article written by Jimmy Sherfey originally appeared… Source link