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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 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 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 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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  • SCIENTISTS SAY 60% OF WILD COFFEE SPECIES ARE THREATENED WITH EXTINCTION

    Work by scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has found that more than half of wild coffee species ...

    Work by scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has found that more than half of wild coffee species are at risk of extinction and that conservation measures are inadequate. For the first time, s ...

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  • DISEASE RESISTANCE IN COFFEE ‘AN ONGOING BATTLE’

    World Coffee Research says fighting coffee leaf rust through genetic resistance via F1 hybrids ‘is an eff ...

    World Coffee Research says fighting coffee leaf rust through genetic resistance via F1 hybrids ‘is an effective tactic’ but won’t be enough to protect farmers from significant crop losses. In a presen ...

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