Gourmet guide gives a glimpse of the future of specialty coffee production

16 May, 2011 by (comments)

A new guide book to producing specialty coffee, and business models that will help improving coffee bean quality and boost farmers’ incomes, is due to be published imminently by the International Plant Nutrition Institute’s Southeast Asia Program. Click the cover image below to view chapter summaries and author profiles: While coffee is one of the most important commodities inRead More …

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Fighting hunger in the coffeelands

4 May, 2011 by (comments)

A landmark CIAT report on the difficulties faced by smallholder coffee producers in Latin America, and the subsequent action taken to address them, has resulted in a new video documentary by Optic Nerve Productions and The Coffee Trust. After the Harvest: Fighting Hunger in the Coffeelands shows how coffee farmers from Nicaragua to Mexico attempt to adapt to theRead More …

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