July 7, 2023

Coffee News Recap, 7 Jul: UK chains’ frappés contain more sugar than daily allowance, arabica futures at lowest level in 2 years & 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, 3 Jul

  • GaeaStar launches 3D-printed terracotta coffee cups. Following a US $6.5 million seed funding round in April, the San Francisco start-up has developed reusable coffee cups made from clay, water and salt. GaeaStar says one cup can be printed within ten seconds.

Tue, 4 Jul

Wed, 5 Jul

  • Honduran coffee exports grew by 37% year-on-year in June. The country’s National Coffee Institute says stronger market demand and delayed shipments in May helped to boost exports. By the end of 2022/23 harvest season, green coffee exports are expected to total 5.5 million 60kg bags.
  • RAVE Coffee launches RARE coffee range. The new line of exclusive coffees includes Colombia Humberto Moreno No. 200, Peru Tapir Andino Anaerobic Honey No. 195, and Indonesia Barokah Kerinci Anaerobic Natural No. 193.

Thu, 6 Jul

Fri, 7 Jul

A farmer sews a bag filled with dried arabica coffee beans at a coffee cooperative in Peru's central jungle city of Chanchamayo

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