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  • C&CI July 2018

    Report laments absence of certification commitment to a living income; Potentially dangerous levels of di ...

    Report laments absence of certification commitment to a living income; Potentially dangerous levels of diacetyl and other chemicals at coffee roasters; Sustainability expert foresees decades-long era ...

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  • C&CI May 2018

    Consumers’ role in deforestation addressed by EU study; UK coffee culture growing but Brexit likely to ma ...

    Consumers’ role in deforestation addressed by EU study; UK coffee culture growing but Brexit likely to make it more expensive; Funding sought to ensure genetic diversity remains available; Fine cocoa ...

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  • C&CI March 2018

    Shorter value chain could create benefits for everyone; On-year in Brazil means prices will enjoy little ...

    Shorter value chain could create benefits for everyone; On-year in Brazil means prices will enjoy little respite; Mexican agency hopes coffee programme will survive election; Favourable economic data ...

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  • C&CI January 2018

    Research required to prepare farmers for climate change; Ecom unit rejects accusations of fake co-operati ...

    Research required to prepare farmers for climate change; Ecom unit rejects accusations of fake co-operatives; Brazilian coffee industry ‘too dependent’ on Port of Santos; Fairly traded, but a fair pri ...

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  • C&CI November 2017

    New processing equipment gives farmers – and roasters – an edge; Cocoa price remains in the doldrums as p ...

    New processing equipment gives farmers – and roasters – an edge; Cocoa price remains in the doldrums as producers propose buffer stocks; Maturity, high prices, IP battles and sustainability concerns s ...

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  • C&CI September 2017

    Scobey sets out six point plan for cocoa; Robusta coffee growing importance in parts of Nicaragua; EU Sta ...

    Scobey sets out six point plan for cocoa; Robusta coffee growing importance in parts of Nicaragua; EU States vote in favour of mandatory acrylamide measures; Developed markets the key to growth in pri ...

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  • C&CI July 2017

    Can deforestation be eliminated from cocoa's supply chain?; Rust resistant coffee in Honduras succumbs to ...

    Can deforestation be eliminated from cocoa's supply chain?; Rust resistant coffee in Honduras succumbs to fungus; Russian market remains promising despite freeze in relations; Incoming Executive Direc ...

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  • C&CI May 2017

    Decaf companies focusing on consistency and quality; Inquiry launched and new solutions needed to make co ...

    Decaf companies focusing on consistency and quality; Inquiry launched and new solutions needed to make coffee cups sustainable; ICCO raises prospects of structural surplus but El Niño may be coming; N ...

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  • C&CI March 2017

    Better coffee could follow sequencing of Arabica genome; Brazil's tale of two crops sees roasters turn to ...

    Better coffee could follow sequencing of Arabica genome; Brazil's tale of two crops sees roasters turn to low grade Arabica; NCA wary of unintended consequences of Trump agenda; Study finds caffeine i ...

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  • C&CI January 2017

    Climate sceptics could put supply chain at risk; Diacetyl limits are 'unnecessarily low' says coffee asso ...

    Climate sceptics could put supply chain at risk; Diacetyl limits are 'unnecessarily low' says coffee association; Choice or necessity - is coffee consumption written in our genes?;  Supply chain actor ...

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