The coffee bean is one of the world’s most valuable agricultural products from the tropics: it’s worth over $100 billion worldwide. The coffee chain is characterised by a huge difference between production and consumption: on one side we have 25 million small farmers producing 80% of the world’s total coffee supply, for less than $2 a day, on the other side we have the “Big Four” coffee roasting companies – Kraft, P&G, Sara Lee and Nestle – buying about 50% of the coffee produced worldwide. This make the relation between buyers and producers in the coffee chain [Sign in to continue]
Month: January 2018
Price fluctuations of coffee raw material in the markets is subject to several factors, and obviously this variability is one of the principal causes of earnings or losses of growers, distributors and roasters. So, how to forecast coffee prices? The
The Russian coffee market is still considerably young, and one of the reasons is that Russia is traditionally a tea drinking country. Still, due to the globalization process and coffee culture expansion, Russia is rapidly developing its taste for coffee
Start-ups are booming and developing more visionary tools, products and services then ever before. Newcome, which will be staged for the second time as part of the European trade fair Intergastra 2018, will offer start-ups a platform to present their
More than half of adults in America drinks coffee, with an average of 3.1 cups per day. Nowadays, Starbucks is on every street corner and many cafes offer coffee in takeaway cups for a small price. If you lack a coffee machine in your office, employees will defer from work to get their caffeine fix at one of their local coffee shops.
Every office needs to have a coffee machine to cater to every employee’s caffeine needs, and keep them from roaming out of the office. It is not only necessary to keep your coffee-drinking employees happy, it also is proven to increase productivity. Coffee has become indispensable in the workplace, but investing in a coffee machine can be quite expensive. [Sign in to continue]