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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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  • C&CI November 2016

    Child labour shame in Guatemala's coffee fields; Further legislation on the cards for chemicals in cocoa; ...

    Child labour shame in Guatemala's coffee fields; Further legislation on the cards for chemicals in cocoa; Convenience the key to Eurotab's soluble coffee tablets concept; COCOBOD boss outlines efforts ...

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  • C&CI July 2016

    Bean to bar market growing quickly from a small base; Project aims to protect genetic diversity of Ethiop ...

    Bean to bar market growing quickly from a small base; Project aims to protect genetic diversity of Ethiopian coffee; Public- private partnership reveals true price of leading commodities; Meeting held ...

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  • MORE THAN 30 COCOA COMPANIES SUBMIT FORESTRY PLANS

    As of the end of 2018, a total of 31 companies had submitted draft action plans designed to reduce defore ...

    As of the end of 2018, a total of 31 companies had submitted draft action plans designed to reduce deforestation to the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF). The plans are being aggregated and shared with the ...

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