July 15, 2022

Coffee News Recap, 15 Jul: Some 2023 WCC events to take place in Taipei, revenue increases predicted for Brazilian roasters & other stories


Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories.

Mon, 11 Jul

  • Coffee and food-to-go chain Greggs opens first eco-store. The new Northampton location will be used to trial in-store sustainability initiatives, such as recycled flooring and eco-ovens. Greggs aims to implement environmentally-friendly features in at least a quarter of its stores by 2025.
  • Malaysian chain ZUS Coffee opens 100th store. The tech-focused chain also opened a barista training academy next to its Tropicana Gardens Mall location in Selangor. ZUS aims to open another 80 stores by the end of 2022.

Tue, 12 Jul

Wed 13 Jul

  • Equal Origins host bi-lingual gender equity webinar. A Journey towards Greater Gender Equity in Latin America was held in English and Spanish. The webinar explored how the organisation’s partners were able to implement gender equity programmes in coffee-growing communities.

Thu, 14 Jul

Fri, 15 Jul

  • First-ever National Yemen Coffee Auction to be held in August 2022. In a partnership between the Union of Yemeni Coffee Farmer co-operatives, Yemen’s Unity of Coffee Organisation, Yemeni Coffee Exporters Association, and the Mokha Institute, the nationwide auction will include 28 lots. Registration for samples is open until 15 August and the auction will be held on 31 August.

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