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From crop to cup: Ricoffy beans now 100% sustainably sourced
From crop to cup: Ricoffy beans now 100% sustainably sourcedArticle

Nestlé South Africa recently announced the launch of its Nescafé Ricoffy Responsibly Sourced campaign which aims to consolidate the brands sustainability initiatives, strategies and resources...

Robin Fredericks 23 Mar 2021

Africa's coffee farmers are losing $1.47bn a year to exploitative pricing
Africa's coffee farmers are losing $1.47bn a year to exploitative pricingArticle

Millions of Africa's coffee farmers have slipped into abject poverty caused by poor prices which are currently barely enough to cover production costs while the rest of the coffee supply chain players enjoy rising profits.

29 Jul 2020

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Nespresso introduces new Ugandan coffee through Reviving Origins programmeArticle

Launched in 2019, the Reviving Origins programme aims to restore coffee production in regions where it is under threat...

2 Jul 2020

Creating a sustainable future for coffee
Creating a sustainable future for coffeeArticle

According to a report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development, "the global market value of the coffee sector will experience a 5.5% compound annual growth rate from 2018 to 2023...

16 Apr 2020

Coca-Cola's swoop for Costa Coffee will cut its exposure to sugar and plastic bottles
Coca-Cola's swoop for Costa Coffee will cut its exposure to sugar and plastic bottlesArticle

Coca-Cola's £3.9 billion acquisition of Costa Coffee has made quite a ripple. Atlanta-based Coca-Cola is obviously best known for its soft drinks portfolio, found in supermarkets, kiosks, hotels, bars and restaurants around the world...

John W Walsh 11 Sep 2018

Nespresso's plans to boost coffee production in Zimbabwe
Nespresso's plans to boost coffee production in ZimbabweArticle

Zimbabwe is set to be the next country of origin for Nespresso's popular range of coffees. The unit of Nestle SA expects to start selling limited-edition Zimbabwe coffee capsules to global consumers in 2019.

10 Sep 2018

Starbucks celebrates 99% ethically sourced coffee
Starbucks celebrates 99% ethically sourced coffeeArticle

On 9 September 2017, participating Starbucks store teams celebrated the group's position in 99% ethical sourcing, by writing 99 on customers' cups...

11 Sep 2017

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Seed company rolls out maize variety for arid and semi-arid areasArticle

Kenya - The East Africa Seed Company has rolled out a drought-resistant maize variety which takes 90 days to mature. The new maize variety, Tosheka, is targeting the semi-arid areas...

Irene Mugo 1 Aug 2017

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Smallholder farmers in Kenya in the race against climate changeArticle

By adopting agroforestry and improved agricultural practices, a community in western Kenya has increased their income and improved their living standards. They are now training other farmers to do the same...

Susan Onyango 11 Jul 2017

[Trends 2015] TREND: The experience brand
[Trends 2015] TREND: The experience brandArticle

From 'Me' brands, to category collapse in the retail sector, mindful business and new definitions of power; and design-led experiential public spaces - JWTIntelligence has produced a superlative vision of current consumer culture and expectations in 2015...

12 Jan 2015

Million people to be assisted in cocoa farmingArticle

As the world's largest chocolate company Mondelez International will invest $400 million over the next ten years to improve the livelihoods and living conditions of more 200 000 cocoa farmers and about one million people in cocoa farming communities.

21 Nov 2012

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