Olam partners TechnoServe to help Guatemala farmers modernize their coffee ventures

GUATEMALA – Olam International’s Coffee division has teamed up with international non-profit organization TechnoServe, to help farmers in Guatemala modernize their coffee farming operations in pursuit of higher quality and improved returns on investment. 18 field staff from Olam Coffee and TechnoServe will work alongside the farmers, delivering training that spans agriculture practices and farm renovation to waste-water management and post-harvest techniques. Through higher yields and better-quality standards, Olam says this will open up opportunities for farmers to secure premiums from certification and specialty markets, while lowering their production costs.…

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