Mercon coffee

‘Full Portfolio’ Donation from Mercon Supports World Coffee ResearchDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Photo courtesy of Mercon Coffee Group. Green coffee trader Mercon Coffee Group has announced an annual, long-term financial commitment to the nonprofit World Coffee Research. Though the exact terms of the donation have not been specified, Mercon says it is now the first… Source link

Mt Gorongosa

Nespresso Signs MOU to Help Develop Coffee in MozambiqueDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

“Mt Gorongosa – Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique” by Thomas Shahan. The use of this image is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International. It has been cropped. See the original here. Nespresso has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with… Source link

huixoc seedlings

Looking Towards the Future of Guatemalan CoffeeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Seedlings at Finca Huixoc. Courtesy photo. Guatemalan coffee has long held a place of honor among specialty coffee roasters. Regional names like Antigua, Cobán, and Huehuetenango are familiar to many, and are frequently synonymous with exceptional quality. The… Source link

ICO coffee development report

The ICO’s Landmark Coffee Development ReportDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

From the ICO Coffee Development Report 2019. Among the myriad corporate coffee promotional efforts, retail coffee giveaways and even a #coffeepledge to promote the work of coffee farmers last International Coffee Day (Oct. 1) was a groundbreaking report from the Source link

Alliance for Resilient Coffee

NGO-Led Alliance for Resilient Coffee Launches AnewDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

From the new Alliance for Resilient Coffee website. There’s a new resource for actors throughout the coffee world to explore information and resources towards developing climate resiliency and adaptation in the coffee sector. The Alliance for Resilient Coffee (ARC), a… Source link

Coffee-honey

Our Columns on Coffee Sustainability in 2019Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Honey processing. Daily Coffee News photo. As might be expected, the topic on many people’s minds this year was coffee prices, which for much of the year sat at woefully unsustainable levels. Like weather-related events, the massive leaf rust outbreak throughout… Source link

Coffee Beans, large and small

From Seed to Cup, Coffee Research Thrived in 2019Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Beans of threatened coffee species Ambongo (left) and Arabica (right) in Madagascar. Photo courtesy of Kew. The year in coffee science news began with some groundbreaking but dismal news that most wild coffee species, including arabica, are now classified as in danger of… Source link

coffee in space

Humans Are Sending Coffee to Space, But For Real This TimeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

From Front Range Biosciences’ ‘Clean Stock’ program. Photo courtesy of Front Range Biosciences. While botanists, agronomists and other scientists in myriad fields have been hard at work here on earth trying to unlock the secrets to developing higher-quality,… Source link

lavras Brazil coffee farm

As Prices Sagged, the Business of Coffee Sustainability Surged in 2019

Coffee growing on a smallholder farm outside Lavras, Brazil. Daily Coffee News photo by Howard Bryman. As commodity coffee prices sagged at historic lows throughout much of 2019, many of the world’s largest coffee buyers held their tongues as tightly as they pulled… Source link

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CIRAD Says Potentially Revolutionary F1 Arabica Hybrid Starmaya is Now in Seed FormDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Starmaya “seeds.” CIRAD photo. Describing it as a “godsend” and a “minor revolution for the industry,” the nonprofit agricultural research and development organization CIRAD says it has developed the first F1 hybrid coffee seeds (beans) that could be used for… Source link