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MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017

Interview: Why a Large Brazilian Exporter Is Turning to Specialty

Armando Costa of Costa Café knows that you can find high-cupping specialty coffees in Brazil. He also understands that commodity coffee doesn’t always pay – not for small farmers, and not for large exporters.

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Challenges faced by youth in Coffee

Understand some of the challenges faced by young people in Brazilian Coffee Producing regions

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Neumann Foundation

The aim of the foundation is to empower smallholder coffee farmers and strengthen their ability to independently achieve better livelihoods.

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016

Sustainable Harvest

A coffee importer from over 15 countries around the World and initiators of the Relationship Coffee Model.

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2016

Sustainable Coffee Challenge

A Platform to expose Sustainable Initiatives in the Coffee Market.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

World Coffee Research

Organization that aims to create a toolbox of coffee varieties, genetic resources and accompanying technologies in order to disseminate them strategically and collaboratively in producing countries.

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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2016

Specialty Roasters

Roasters Opinion about the main issues related to the Coffee Supply Chain and existing Initiatives.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2016

Main challenges in the coffee supply chain

So what are the main challenges to be faced in order to create a more sustainable supply chain?

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THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016

TransSustain: Understanding Coffee Certifications

The project and an interview with one of the researchers.

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MONDAY, JULY 04, 2016

Fairtrade Organization

Key Facts about the organization and the answer to some more specific questions

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FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016

Pulped Natural Coffee

What does that even mean? And how does it affect the cup sitting in front of you?

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016

Technoserve - The Coffee Initiative

An initiative to empower farmers break out of poverty.

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016

Facts about Brazilian Specialty Coffee

Brazilian coffee gets a bad rap. Quantity over quality, you might hear people say. But there’s a lot more to these beans than most people think.

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016

Major Coffee-Producing Regions in Brazil

With 14 major coffee-producing regions spread over seven states, Brazil’s beans are incredibly diverse. But can you tell the difference between your Sul de Minas and your Mogiana?

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MONDAY, APRIL 04, 2016

Rainforest Alliance

Key Facts about the organization and the answer to some more specific questions

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MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016

This Side Up

A nice example of a transparent coffee intermediary.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 04, 2016

UTZ headquarters

Main questions discussed when I visited the UTZ headquarters.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 01, 2016

The Perfect Daily Grind

A digital publication about Specialty coffee and their insight about sustainability

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2016

What is Direct Trade!?

When roasters source their coffee directly from the farm, usually creating a long term relationship with farmers.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 06, 2016

Fairtrade Coffee

What is the different between Fairtrade and the other Certifiers?

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2015

Sustainable Coffee Production - Certifiers

Do you know what are coffee certifications?

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2015

Hello from Hamburg!!

Welcome! Bem vindo! Willkommen! Bienvenue! Bienvenido!

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