February 2, 2023

Can coffee production in the Amazon be sustainable?

Brazil is the largest producer of coffee in the world. According to data from the United States Department of Agriculture, it will produce 62.6 million...

December 16, 2022

Coffee News Recap, 16 Dec: ICO lowers coffee consumption growth forecast to 1% to 2% until 2030, CEPEA says more rainfall needed in Brazil for successful 2022/23 harvest & 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, 12 Dec Colombian...

September 5, 2022

Resolving environmental issues in coffee production

Coffee is one of the most traded commodities in the world, which means it is produced and exported on a mass global scale. Naturally, large-scale...

August 25, 2022

Exploring regenerative agriculture in coffee production

There’s no arguing that the demand for “sustainable coffee” is at an all-time high. Now more than ever, brands and consumers alike realise the importance...

June 21, 2022

How can green coffee auctions be used to promote wider social initiatives?

Green coffee auctions are a popular platform for buying and selling coffee around the world, as well as a means to connect producers to a...

June 9, 2022

Addressing deforestation in coffee production

Sustainability continues to be a major focus across the coffee industry, specifically in coffee production. Among the many environmental issues in the coffee sector is...

May 24, 2022

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

Growing high-quality coffee is not easy. It requires a lot of dedication from the producer, and there are a huge number of variables that influence...

May 17, 2022

How can syntropic farming benefit coffee production?

In recent years, sustainability has become a more widely discussed topic in the coffee industry. While this is a focus that has stretched across the...

January 19, 2022

Exploring biodynamic coffee production

The effects of climate change are becoming increasingly pressing for coffee farmers. Some estimates suggest that by 2050, up to 40% of the agricultural area...

November 29, 2021

Environmentally sustainable coffee production & profitability

In today’s coffee sector, the word “sustainable” is being used with increasing frequency. More than ever, brands and businesses are realising the social, economic, and...

November 18, 2021

What is the single stem system & how does it affect coffee production?

While increased yields are always beneficial for coffee farmers, it’s not a case of growth by any means necessary – farmers also want to increase...

September 29, 2021

How can private label roasting drive sustainability?

Private label products – coffee and beyond – have seen a rise in sales during the pandemic, according to findings from Coresight Research.  In the...

September 28, 2021

How does El Niño affect coffee production?

We know that coffee is predominantly grown in the Bean Belt: a horizontal strip running around the planet between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn....

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 19, 2021

What is carbon-negative coffee?

Traceability and sustainability are two terms that we often use when talking about how coffee is grown and sourced. More than ever, people want to...