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Recent Articles

June 22, 2021

Why is recycling single-use coffee cups so difficult?

April 22, 2021

A study: Minimising the carbon footprint of organic coffee production

September 16, 2020

What Happens To Coffee Grounds After They’re Used?

September 3, 2020

Three Ways To Cut Down On Coffee Waste At Home

September 2, 2020

How Sustainable Is Your Coffee Packaging?

July 5, 2021

Understanding carbon-neutral coffee production

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important topic for businesses around the world, including those in the coffee sector. A 2021 report by the NCA found that people aged between 20 and 49 accounted for 38% of all specialty coffee consumption in the US. It’s well-documented that this age group has become increasingly conscious of their impact on the environment and continue to push for sustainable change the world over.  While… read more

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important topic for businesses around the world, including those in the coffee sector. A 2021 report by the NCA found that people aged between 20 and 49 accounted for 38% of all specialty coffee consumption… read more

July 5, 2021

Understanding carbon-neutral coffee production

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important topic for businesses around the world, including those in the coffee sector. A 2021 report by the NCA found...

June 22, 2021

Why is recycling single-use coffee cups so difficult?

Disposable coffee cups are a staple in coffee shops around the world. They are affordable for businesses and convenient for customers. But with only 1...

April 22, 2021

A study: Minimising the carbon footprint of organic coffee production

For businesses all around the world, the push to be carbon-neutral continues to be a huge priority. The coffee sector is no exception. Climate change...

September 16, 2020

What Happens To Coffee Grounds After They’re Used?

We know that the coffee industry has an impact on the environment. Every step of the coffee supply chain, from growing and processing to shipping...

September 3, 2020

Three Ways To Cut Down On Coffee Waste At Home

Are you drinking more coffee at home? You’re not alone. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, home coffee consumption has increased as coffee shop sales have gone...

September 2, 2020

How Sustainable Is Your Coffee Packaging?

Sustainability is a hot topic in both the specialty coffee and packaging industries. In 2018, the UN predicted that if consumption and waste management don’t...

March 5, 2020

Rethinking Insurance to Improve Coffee Farmers’ Resilience 

Coffee farming is an unpredictable business, at times devastatingly so. Weather conditions can take us by surprise while crop diseases can be prevalent and persistent....

February 10, 2020

Why Rwandan Youth Are Turning Away From Coffee Production

Like many African coffee-producing nations, Rwanda has reached a critical point in its coffee production due to the age of its farmers. A combination of...

January 22, 2020

Water Management & Coffee Production: What Producers Need to Know

As an increasingly scarce resource, water availability is a pressing issue facing coffee producers. However, as the Specialty Coffee Association says, “The way coffee is...

January 8, 2020

Renewing Generational Interest in Kenyan Coffee Production

Coffee production faces challenges all over the world. In Kenya, things are no different. However here, the age of producers could compromise the future of...

December 5, 2019

How Education Creates Opportunities in Coffee-Producing Regions

Social programmes, such as arts initiatives, are working to offer young people in coffee-producing communities better education and better work opportunities as they move into...

December 4, 2019

Coffee’s Role in The Face of Yemen’s Humanitarian Crisis

“Yemen has become the largest humanitarian crisis in the world,” states the UN. It is also a country that has exported coffee globally for almost...

November 28, 2019

How Can Roasters Market Sustainable Coffee?

Sourcing sustainable coffee helps you stay true to your vision and support a better supply chain – but how do you convince customers to buy...

November 21, 2019

How to Recycle Coffee Equipment & Shop Sustainably

How are your coffee habits affecting the planet? Paper filters, coffee grounds, and plastic coffee brewers: the environmental impact of brewing coffee can soon add...

November 7, 2019

How Coffee Producers Can Adapt to Climate Change

Recent public protests on global warming have focused the world’s attention on its climate crisis. Experts believe that the consequences of climate change are –...

October 18, 2019

How to Improve Sustainability in The Coffee Roastery

At every link of the supply chain, making the coffee trade more sustainable has become a pressing task. But too often, we focus just on...