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The Ascent of Brazil’s Giovanna SerranoDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Giovanna Serrano. Courtesy photo. Three years ago, at age 19, Giovanna Serrano fled her home country Venezuela in search of better life opportunities in Brazil. Despite having no legal documents and not knowing Portuguese, Serrano landed a volunteer position, immersed… Source link

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IP Cameras Provide Real-Time Panoramic Views of These Brazilian Coffee FarmsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

A screenshot from Fazenda Santa Hedwirges in Sul de Minas. While the vast majority of coffee professionals from traditional consumer markets may never see where green coffee is produced up close, the Brazilian coffee services company Wolthers & Associates is offering the… 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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Peru’s Efforts to Boost Coffee Sector Stifled by High Costs, Low PricesDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

“Coffee beans” by Nicolas Rénac. CC BY-SA 2.0 license. Coffee farmers throughout Peru are weighing the relatively high costs of replanting old or diseased trees against low international prices. Such market forces are threatening the country’s already economically… Source link

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Ally Coffee Joins Traceable Chain Program for Cerrado Mineiro CoffeesDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Members of Ally Coffee and the Cerrado Federation signing the Integrating the Coffee Chain agreement at the SCA Expo in Boston. Ally Coffee photo. Green coffee trading company Ally Coffee has become the first importer accredited within an ongoing “Designation of… 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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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

Colombia's 'Land of Diversity' Auction Heads to BostonDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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Colombia’s ‘Land of Diversity’ Auction Heads to BostonDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Some of Colombia’s finest coffees are heading to a live auction in conjunction with the Specialty Coffee Association Expo taking place this week in Boston. Starting at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, in Room 210c of the Boston Convention Center, the auction presents a… Source link

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Quality Plus Variety at the Colombia (North) Cup of Excellence CompetitionDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

International jurors at the 2019 Colombia North Cup of Excellence competition, at Sena Centro Agroindustrial in Armenia, Quindio. Cup of Excellence photo. An impressive total of eight lots scored 91 points or above in the recent Cup of Excellence quality competition in