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THE constraints imposed by the pandemic on restaurant operations will force more consumers to prepare coffee at home, providing an opportunity for brands to sell more via groceries, according to Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research.
With its dependence on temperature and rainfall, the coffee industry is vulnerable to climate change. Global warming could have adverse effects on the livelihoods of 25 million coffee farmers worldwide, along with millions of more people who are connected to the coffee supply chain, said Tim Scharrer, managing director and vice-president of Green Coffee & Cocoa at Starbucks Coffee Trading Company in Switzerland, during a recent discussion on mitigating the impact of climate change on coffee farmers. “It becomes imminent to us that we have to do something,” he said.
PEOPLE say that coffee makes the world move, waking people up when they need to get out of bed. But sometimes one needs more than a shot of caffeine, one needs a bit of hope. And the opening of the new Nespresso boutique at the Podium may provide just that in a world that has effectively frozen.
PRODUCTION of coconut, coffee, abaca, and rubber fell in the second quarter, while output of sugar, tobacco, and cacao rose, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.
Before the pandemic, Levi Fedley would bike to one of Melbourne’s famous laneway cafes, sit down with the perfect cup of coffee and watch the world go by.
Southeast Asians are favoring conveniently packaged coffee during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a work-from-home world, hitting the local cafe for a daily caffeine fix has become a ritual of the now-forgotten past. And no matter how much kitchen brewing consumers take up, that just can’t seem to make up for the demand blow.
PRODUCTION of four major non-food and industrial crops, namely coffee, rubber, sugarcane, and cacao, rose in the first quarter of 2020, while the output...
THE LANAO del Sur government has identified coffee and abaca among its priority products for development through partnerships with various groups.
MICHAEL Harris Conlin, the 2019 Philippine National Barista Champion, has done his country proud. Mr. Conlin was able to place in the semifinals of the World Barista Championship (WBC) in Boston, USA, and finished 15th out of 50 candidates from all over the world. More than his show of technical ability, he was also able to showcase Filipino coffee, showing in a cup the hard work of farmers in Itogon, Benguet.
HENRY & SONS, a local coffee trader and manufacturer, is showcasing Itogon arabica coffee at the upcoming World Barista Championship 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts — which runs from April 11 to 14 — the first time a Philippine coffee will be used in the annual competition.
COFFEE is as much a staple in some Filipino homes as rice. However, the minute a Pinoy steps out of the house, there’s hardly any way to get the taste of home — instead we’re inundated with every other cosmopolitan caffeine fix out there. KapeTayo Coffee then, gets the way a Filipino mom likes her coffee, and offers it to the rest of the country.
“PERK” can mean making something more lively, or else a small bonus. Last Tuesday, BusinessWorld experienced “perk” in every sense of the word with the launch of Nespresso’s limited edition blends: the Caffes Venezia and the Istanbul, held in the Nespresso boutique in Rockwell.
WHILE Nespresso’s a wee bit late for the summer drinks game here in the Philippines (seeing as we’re already shielding ourselves from the rain), still the single-serve coffee machine company releases recipes every time the summer hits its Lausanne base.
THE DEPARTMENT of Tourism-Central Visayas (DoT-7) will highlight the coffee farms in Tuburan in the northeastern part of Cebu province as part of its...
DAVAO CITY -- With the National Coffee Roadmap 2017-2022 in place, stakeholders are now aiming to establish an industry council within the year and...
JOHANNESBURG -- A fortnight after the first Starbucks in South Africa opened in a trendy Johannesburg district, queues still snaked onto the pavement, a...
MASSIMO ZANETTI BEVERAGE USA, the maker of Chock full O’Nuts and Hill Bros. coffee brands, sees the future of US sales in a single...