When you think of Argentina, your mind may go to Mate, a traditional caffeine-infused beverage that was first consumed by the indigenous population, and that is very popular in South America. But, although Mate is considered the official national beverage, coffee
Author: Annarita Peluso
The United States are withdrawing from the International Coffee Agreement 2007, the international commodity agreement between coffee producing and consuming countries, whose objective is to strengthen the global coffee sector and promote its sustainable expansion. As reported by Ico, the withdrawal
On International Women’s Day, the International Coffee Organization is celebrating the role of women in the coffee industry. Indeed, in Brazil or Burundi, Cameroon or Colombia, India or Indonesia, women are playing an increasingly active role in the coffee value
It seems strange to talk about coffee culture in a country like Japan, which is stereotypically considered a country where tea is the main staple. But if we look deeper we see that coffee consumption in Japan started at the end of the 18th century thanks to the Dutch living in Nagasaki and the first bulk imports there were in 1877. During the last 40 years Japanese coffee consumption has increased. Today Japan represents the third largest country in terms of total consumption of coffee among importing countries (All Japan Coffee Association).
In Japan, coffee consumption per capita was 207 cups in 2014, compared with 240 in South Korea [Sign in to continue]