According to The Times of India, 3,733 bags of arabica coffee was sold in a auction organized by Brazil’s crop supply agency, Conab, on April 5, 2017. The auction finished government’s coffee stocks for the first time in ten years. According
Month: April 2017
The UK was in shock momentarily when Theresa May, the British Conservative Prime Minister, announced a snap general election to take place on June 8th this year. For the last six months she had categorically ruled out another election, but
The prize is already being awarded for the sixth time by Koelnmesse and the German Vending Association (BDV) In good 3 weeks’ time, the international vending and coffee world will be meeting up in Cologne at Eu’Vend & coffeena 2017.
Opposed to what looked like hurtful media campaign against the brand’s announcement of hiring refugees, hasn’t done any practical damage – says Starbucks in a letter that shows market research from Kantar Millward Brown, firm that has been providing Brand
Refractometers and the “Perfect Cup”
For the last episode of this small review of new techs related to coffee, I will try to consider the use of refractometers for the “Perfect Cup” preparation. Barista’s refractometers such as the VST and Atago are the most popular on the market. I will propose in a future post a scientific and statistical comparison between VST, Atago and the RE40D from Mettler-Toledo (professional laboratory refractometer).
According to Daily Coffee News , the first ever World Coffee Science Summit will be taking place on May 30 to June 2, 2017. The summit which will take place in San Salvador, El Salvador, will focus on science related issues that
According to ICO , market weakens further due to high exports and increasing inventory levels. In March 2017, the ICO composite indicator price fell slightly. While Robustas remained broadly stable, Arabica prices were under pressure. The monthly average of the
What does your coffee brand stand for? What is your café, coffee shop or roasting business all about? If you can’t answer these questions with clarity and certainty within one or two minutes, you probably got some work to do! This new
The Union Centrale des Coopératives Agricole de l’Ouest, UCCAO, is planning to upgrade its coffee roasting plant. UCCAO, which is an agricultural cooperative in the Western region of Cameroon, has budgeted up to 400 million fcfa (about 650,000 USD) for
Vietnam and India have uplifted back-to-back bans on some commodities that were placed earlier this month. The ban prevented Indian roasters from importing coffee beans from Vietnam. The ban by India was placed on March 7 and prevented coffee roasters