Monthly Archives: May 2015

BBC: Saving coffee from extinction

Saving coffee from extinction By Julian Siddle and Vibeke VenemaBBC World Service Photo: Jenny Williams/RBG Kew Two billion cups of coffee are drunk around the world every day and 25 million families rely on growing coffee for a living. Over … Continue reading

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Lower Prices Hit Colombia’s farmers

  The dramatic recovery in Colombia’s coffee output and exports from their lowest levels since the 1970s will tail-off next season, undermined by the retreat in prices, which is prompting talk of fresh producer protests. Colombia, the third-ranked coffee growing … Continue reading

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