Brazilian Researchers Break New Ground on Coffee's 'Biennial Effect'Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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Brazilian Researchers Break New Ground on Coffee’s ‘Biennial Effect’Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

This coffee plant is the cultivar ‘Catigua’ in its high production year. Catigua is one of the most commercially grown cultivars in Brazil. Photo by César Elias Botelho. Used with permission. The “biennial effect” in coffee — the idea that yields from coffee… Source link

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Three Lots Score 90+ at the 16th Guatemala Cup of ExcellenceDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The 2019 Guatemala Cup of Excellence, produced by Anacafé and the Alliance for Coffee Excellence. All photos courtesy of the Alliance for Coffee Excellence. Three green coffee microlots scored 90+ at the 2019 Guatemala Cup of Excellence quality competition, which… Source link

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Thomas Blackwall from Finlays Named British Coffee Association Chair

Thomas Blackwall. Courtesy photo. The British Coffee Association (BCA) has appointed Thomas Blackwall, the global head of coffee at Finlays, as chairperson. Blackwall takes over the role following the two-year term of previous chairperson Ian Bryson, also of… Source link

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Coffee Giants Brazil and Colombia Meet to Address Price CrisisDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

World Coffee Producers Forum photo. Coffee leaders from Brazil and Colombia, the world’s two largest producers of arabica coffee, met in advance of next month’s World Coffee Producers Forum in Brazil to discuss solutions to the ongoing price crisis. Held at the… Source link

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Cocoa Could Fill In as Arabica Loses Ground to Climate Change, Research SuggestsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Amidst predictions that much of the currently suitable land for growing arabica coffee will become unsuitable in the coming decades due to climate change, new research suggests cocoa may help fill the gap for some coffee producers in Central America and… Source link

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Shade Grown Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Bird Friendly, Researchers FindDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

In coffee, the ongoing assumption is that the term “shade-grown” connotes increased biodiversity and some amount of bird friendliness. Yet as the local environmental effects of coffee-driven deforestation and agroforestry become better understood, researchers from… Source link

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South Korea’s Dal.komm Greatly Extends the Reach of Robot BaristasDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The b;eat robot barista kiosk. Photo courtesy of Dal.komm Coffee. The robotization of specialty coffee has increased by dozens of arm lengths with the proliferation of a new robot barista system from South Korean coffee chain Dal.komm Coffee. The company now has robot… Source link

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