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  • RETAILERS RELUCTANT TO RAISE PRICES, FAIRTRADE REPORT FINDS

    Competition law is undermining UK business efforts to end poverty in some of the world’s poorest countrie ...

    Competition law is undermining UK business efforts to end poverty in some of the world’s poorest countries, according to research from the Fairtrade Foundation. Fierce competition in the UK retail mar ...

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  • SUCCESSOR SOUGHT FOR WORLD COFFEE RESEARCH FOUNDER AND CEO

    World Coffee Research has launched an executive search for a new Chief Executive Officer. Dr Tim Schillin ...

    World Coffee Research has launched an executive search for a new Chief Executive Officer. Dr Tim Schilling, founder and Chief Executive Officer at World Coffee Research (WCR), confirmed to C&CI th ...

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  • C&CI November 2018

    Greater effort needed to keep coffee leaf rust at bay; Coffee price crisis needs producing countries to d ...

    Greater effort needed to keep coffee leaf rust at bay; Coffee price crisis needs producing countries to drink more, expert argues; OPEC-like collaboration unlikely to drive up cocoa price significantl ...

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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 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 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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