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September 27, 2021

Carbon insetting in the coffee supply chain

September 1, 2021

Growing sustainability in the coffee supply chain

July 5, 2021

Understanding carbon-neutral coffee production

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

October 14, 2021

How to host a sustainable latte art throwdown

In recent years, latte art throwdowns have become a staple of the coffee sector, allowing baristas and coffee enthusiasts to celebrate one of the more artful sides of coffee brewing. While they are broadly more small-scale than national latte art competitions, they can also play an important role in bringing together local coffee communities. However, with sustainability higher up the agenda than ever for the coffee sector, there are understandably… read more

In recent years, latte art throwdowns have become a staple of the coffee sector, allowing baristas and coffee enthusiasts to celebrate one of the more artful sides of coffee brewing. While they are broadly more small-scale than national latte art… read more

October 14, 2021

How to host a sustainable latte art throwdown

In recent years, latte art throwdowns have become a staple of the coffee sector, allowing baristas and coffee enthusiasts to celebrate one of the more...

September 27, 2021

Carbon insetting in the coffee supply chain

The discussion about how climate change is affecting the coffee sector has been ongoing for some time. Rising temperatures and erratic weather patterns are already...

September 1, 2021

Growing sustainability in the coffee supply chain

In recent years, sustainability has become something of a buzzword. In some cases, it’s easy to argue that this has caused its meaning and weight...

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...