Category Archives: Consumption

Farmed in Costa Rica, online sales in the US

   Connecting Consumers and Roasters to Costa Rica Howard Bryman | May 15, 2017 Hacienda Miramonte in Costa Rica. All images courtesy of Willows Coffee. A new farm-to-bag retail coffee company has started up in Minnesota called Willows Coffee, led by the … Continue reading

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Expensive price of a coffee cup? Not really, check the inflation adjusted price!

In 2012, more than 75 percent of Americans reported that they prefer coffee over tea, along with millions of others around the world. While some regions of the globe favor tea as their stimulant of choice — like Russia, China … Continue reading

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Andrea Illy interview with Bloomberg Markets.

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Coffee crisis to hit within three years as finer tastes lead to shortage

Rising demand for the perfect cup of joe could lead to a coffee crisis within three to five years as supplies of high quality beans dry up, a market expert has said. The spread of coffee shops across the UK, … Continue reading

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Korean Specialty Market

By Chun Ji-Hyun, Maeil Business News Korea With little sign of subsiding in Korea’s coffee craze, the Koreans’ palate for java is becoming more and more picky, refined, and high-end. It is no secret that Korean women rather pass a full meal … Continue reading

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The science behind a good cup of coffee

The science behind a good cup of coffee by Beth Mole –  Published on Ars Technica   Coffee is one of the most popular drinks worldwide, with countless cups of the dark, alluring elixir brewed up each day. And, lucky … Continue reading

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Telegraph UK: The Journey from the field to your cup

Journey of a coffee bean: from the sub-tropics to your cup How does a tiny coffee bean reach your brew every morning? Discover the journey between planting, picking and purchasing In the UK we drink around 70 million cups of a … Continue reading

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Consumption growth in Africa, where only Ethipia is above 1kg per capita

Global coffee market in turmoil, but for Africa, the answer may be to look at home 17 OCT 2015 19:25CHRISTINE MUNGAI LinkedInTwitter55Google+Facebook15Email The continent accounts for about 12% of the world’s production, but its beans are much prized by coffee … Continue reading

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WSJ: So far this year $3 billion in coffee related M&A

Since the beginning of the year, 50 coffee and coffee-related mergers and acquisitions worth a combined $3 billion were sealed worldwide, according to Dealogic. But deals by strategic buyers in the food and beverage industry accounted for 97% of that … Continue reading

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Global Coffee Forum: Facing a mid term structural supply shortfall

Coffee yields require ‘step change’ to match growing demand Coffee production requires a step change in improvement to meet growing demand for beans, which could treble by the end of the century, the head of one of the industry’s leading … Continue reading

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