Author: Shruti Arun

Japan: Asia’s biggest coffee market

Japan_ Asia’s biggest coffee market

Japan is the fifth-largest importer of coffee and coffee products. As per ICO (International Coffee Organization), in the 2020-2021 crop year, it is estimated that Japan imported 6751 bags (in thousand 60-kg bags) of green coffee beans; a 0.1% decline from 2018-19 due to an economic slowdown following the Covid-19 lockdown measures. Japan imported nearly 34% of green beans from

Ethiopian Coffee – Single Origin & Traceability

Ethiopian Coffee

Ethiopia, popularly known as the birthplace of Arabica Coffee, today accounts for 3 % of the coffee grown worldwide.  The main coffee growing regions are Lekempt, Jimma, Limmu, Sidamo, and Yirgacheffe.  It is quite interesting to note that more than 70% of the Ethiopian population consists of farmers. Forest, Semi-Forest, Garden and Plantation Coffees are the three main production systems

Coffee Business in the Emirates

Coffee Business in the Emirates

Coffee has become a thriving business in the Emirates, especially because the traditional Qahwa drinking habits have transitioned into a more diverse and modern trend. Today consumers are becoming more knowledgeable about coffee. Local and traditional coffee shops are rapidly transforming into modern outlets with a specific emphasis on ambience and customized service offerings, which is driving interest in specialty

Asia-Pacific coffee situation amid pandemic (Covid-19): a new contactless experience

asia-pacific coffee consumption pandemic

According to the International Coffee Organization (ICO), out-of-home coffee consumption is decreasing significantly as a growing number of countries are adopting a full or partial lockdown to contain the Coronavirus outbreak. While coffee trading and serving remain frozen, in some parts of South East Asia and Pacific the coffee market remains resilient as consumers are finding new and innovative ways