Sustainability

Stay up to date

Subscribe to our newsletter

Want to receive the latest coffee news and educational resources?

Sign up for our free newsletter!

You can unsubscribe at any time

Recent Articles

July 4, 2022

Understanding land succession in Kenyan coffee production

May 24, 2022

Is it possible to get good quality coffee from unripe cherries?

May 17, 2022

How can syntropic farming benefit coffee production?

April 12, 2022

Exploring Sicilian coffee production

January 31, 2022

How does improving gender equity benefit coffee production?

July 27, 2022

Land leasing in Kenyan coffee production

It’s no secret that the Kenyan coffee industry faces a number of challenges – including a steady decline in annual production volumes. Between 2018 and 2020, information from the International Coffee Organisation shows that the country’s coffee production figures dropped by 8.1% year-on-year, falling from 930,000 to 775,000 60kg bags. Among other factors, this can be partially attributed to the ever-growing urbanisation and development in Kenya. This has caused the… read more

It’s no secret that the Kenyan coffee industry faces a number of challenges – including a steady decline in annual production volumes. Between 2018 and 2020, information from the International Coffee Organisation shows that the country’s coffee production figures dropped… read more

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...

September 6, 2019

Can Coffee Quality & Environmental Sustainability Go Hand in Hand?

The future of coffee production is tied to a healthy environment. Climate change poses a threat to the amount of fertile land available for farmers...

June 12, 2019

The Benefits of The Social Enterprise Model in Coffee

According to the Financial Times, a third of start-ups now strive to include positive social impact in their business model. The same article states that...

May 27, 2019

How to Reduce The Environmental Impact of Your Coffee Habit

How many times a week do you pick up a coffee to go? Do you always use a disposable cup? And what method do you...

May 9, 2019

What Does Blockchain Really Offer Coffee Roasters?

Blockchain has been touted as the key to empowering coffee producers and improving supply chain sustainability in the face of crashing coffee prices – but...

January 31, 2019

How Madagascan Deforestation Puts World Coffee At Risk

Madagascar has a breathtaking array of wildlife. Over 90% of the island’s reptiles, approximately 89% of its plants, and around 92% of its mammals exist...

December 20, 2018

Does Producing Coffee Mean Living in Poverty? Examining The Data

With coffee prices falling to a 12-year low earlier this year, the economic sustainability of coffee has been left in more doubt than ever. We...

November 27, 2018

How Can Blockchain Empower Coffee Producers?

Every time I open the tech section of my go-to news platform, blockchain is there. Banking, produce, charity, politics… it seems like there’s nothing this...

November 15, 2018

Sustainability in Coffee: What Are The Main Issues?

Sustainability has become a buzz word in recent years, but the long-term economic, environmental, and social health of the coffee industry are vital considerations. Reduced...

October 2, 2018

Can We Improve Efficiency & Quality in Coffee Picking?

Do you want to produce high-quality coffee that should result in higher prices? Or do you want to efficiently produce coffee, reducing investment and so...

September 27, 2018

Disease & Deforestation: The Cost of Coffee in Madagascar

In Madagascar, coffee is the fuel that powers everyone through their day – but it comes at a cost. This island off the Mozambique coast...

September 25, 2018

What Should We Have Learned From The 2001 Coffee Price Crisis?

When the international price for coffee (or C-Price) fell below US $1 per pound in August, many were alarmed. Even outside of the industry, the...