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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

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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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Cup of Excellence Coming to Ethiopia in 2020Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Daily Coffee News photo. Renowned green coffee competition and auction program Cup of Excellence is for the first time coming to coffee’s birthplace: Ethiopia. The Cup of Excellence (CoE) program — which involves rigorous multi-round judging of coffees before final… Source link

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Fair Prices Desperately Needed to End Coffee Farmer PovertyDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Long championed by governments, private companies and nonprofits as a means of driving development, coffee has become one of the world’s most traded commodities. But while both consumer demand and prices have continued to increase, and coffee companies have registered… Source link

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S&D’s Tracy Ging on Consumer Connections and Finding Her VoiceDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

All photos courtesy of Tracy Ging/S&D Coffee. Used with permission.  Last month, Concord, North Carolina-based S&D Coffee & Tea announced the promotion of its chief commercial officer Tracy Ging to the position of executive vice president and chief business officer…. 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

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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

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Shade-Grown Can Help Coffee Farmers Maximize Profits, Research SuggestsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Daily Coffee News photo. Coffee farmers can maximize profits by converting one-third to two-thirds of their farmland to shade-grown, according to pioneering new research that attempts to quantify the economic associations with shifting away from conventional full-sun… Source link