Month: October 2016

Cameroon: Create 234 Hectares of Coffee Farms in 4 Years


Cameroon’s Cocoa and Coffee Inter-Professional Council’s New Generation Program creates 234 hectares of coffee farms since it was launched in 2012, reports Business in Cameroon. The program is aimed at reviving the cocoa and coffee plantations as well as encourage youths in the production of the cash crops by lowering the age of producers. According to the report, the newly

Ugandan Coffee for American Refugee Committee


A Minneapolis-based coffee franchise, Dunn Brothers Coffee has partnered with the American Refugee Committee (ARC) to help them raise funds for its humanitarian relief program. In a press release published by PR Newswire, in its Changemakers Collection, Dunn Brothers Coffee will offer to its customers Ugandan coffee bean. $10,000 of proceeds from its Changemakers Collection coffee beans will be contributed

IMA Introduced the GIMA 590 Machine


Consumer demand for single-serve coffee products continues to grow and smaller roasters are looking for a way to enter the market, reports. An Italian packaging solutions provider has introduced the GIMA 590 rotary capsule filling and sealing machine. The Italian IMA, founded in 1961, is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of automatic machines specializing in the tea, coffee,

Mumbai Hosts The Fourth World Tea and Coffee Expo


Mumbai hosts the India’s international trade, the event (20-22 October) is dedicated to the tea and coffee sector. The Tea-Board of India has collaborated with World Tea and Coffee Expo (WTCE) that provides platform for micro, small, and medium-sized businesses, tea/coffee farmers (growers/sellers), manufacturers/retailers of any equipment involved with the HoReCa sector. The Expo is organized by Sentinel Exhibitions Asia P Ltd [SEA], a part of

Ethiopia To Become World Number 2 Coffee Producer

Ethiopia To Become World Number 2 Coffee Producer

Ethiopia, which considered the birthplace of Arabica coffee, has plans to increase its coffee production capability in the coming decade. From a report by Walta Info, the State Minister of Farming and Natural Resource, Wondyirad Mandefro, while formally launching preparations for the 15th African Fine Coffee Conference and Exhibition to be held in Addis Ababa from February 12-17 2017, claimed