Ugandan monthly coffee exports climb 43% despite fall in neighbouring countries

UGANDA – Uganda earned US$46.73million in February 2020 Coffee exports. This was an increase of 43.37% in value from the same month the previous year. Comparing quantity of coffee exported by type in the same […]

The Ethiopian Coffee & Tea Authority sets minimum coffee export price

ETHIOPIA – The Ethiopian Coffee & Tea Authority has issued a new directive that sets the daily minimum price of coffee for international trade with the main goal of fighting under-invoicing. The directive, which has […]

Olam teams up with John Lewis Partnership to inspire next generation of Colombia’s coffee farmers

COLOMBIA – Olam Coffee, Olam’s International division that specializes on the coffee value chain has partnered with John Lewis Partnership, Bewley’s Tea & Coffee and coffee cooperative ASOPEP to launch a new project in Colombia. […]

Keurig Dr Pepper partners Nestlé USA for Starbucks K-Cup Pods in North America

USA – Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) has entered into a long-term, strategic agreement with Nestlé USA to manufacture and distribute Starbucks branded packaged coffee in K-Cup pods in the U.S. and Canada. The new agreement […]

Socati debuts new line of CBD-infused products for the hot beverage industry

USA – Socati Corp, a processor of broad-spectrum hemp extracts, has launched two new private label, CBD-infused products for hot beverages. The initial roll out of hot beverage-focused product line includes water dispersible coffee brightener […]

Ronnoco Beverage Solutions acquires dispensed beverage provider Trident Beverage

USA – Ronnoco Beverage Solutions, a leading beverage solutions provider for convenience store, foodservice, hospitality and office categories, has acquired Trident Beverage, for an undisclosed sum. Established in 2004, Houston-based Trident Beverage is a dispensed […]

Capital Markets Authority to regulate sale of coffee in Kenya

KENYA – Coffee trading in Kenya will now be regulated by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) as the Treasury moves to tame cartels, who have been blamed for diminishing earnings by farmers. Draft regulations published […]

Nestlé and Starbucks introduce new range of coffee in the US

USA – Nestlé and Starbucks have releases a new range of Starbucks coffee products that will be available in grocery stores in the U.S. starting February 2020. The new line-up which includes; Cold Brew concentrate, […]

Nestlé launches new on-site coffee roasting solution ‘Roastelier’

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has launched the ‘Roastelier’, a compact coffee-roasting solution that the food and beverage company said will allow baristas to unlock and simplify the art of roasting in the shop. Nestle said that […]