Across the country, many independent coffee and tea shops have embraced sustainability as part of their intrinsic brand. It’s a way of signaling to buyers, partners, and customers that they’re motivated by more than just the business’ financial bottom line.
Described as “a visual poem evoking a nuanced narrative portrait,” Stumptown and Farm League’s short film Wax & Gold promises to evoke much of the magic that made the partners’ first project, Flower of Flowers, so enchanting.
V.G. Siddhartha focused on building a business to create income and opportunities for his countrymen.
Nearly two decades ago, Gaviña launched their Direct Impact initiative as a promise to provide premium coffee with a greener footprint.
Violent protests and unrest in Ethiopia’s southern region of Sidama Zone have resulted in the deaths of 34 people.
Drought, lower tea prices, and economic sanctions against Iran have led to lower tea exports for the world’s largest black tea producing country, affecting the entire nation’s economy.
This week, labor advocacy non-profit Verité, with funding from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs, officially launched Cooperation On Fair, Free, Equitable Employment (COFFEE) Project, spanning Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico
Two of the world’s largest arabica-producing countries are teaming up with the goal of helping coffee growers reverse the effects of the current coffee price crisis.
The lands that produce Colombia’s treasured coffee beans are disappearing as market prices reach a nadir.
Beginning July 1, Rainforest Alliance will offer further mutual recognition options for its cocoa, tea, and hazelnut programs, following its 2018 merger with UTZ. Notably absent from this option, however, is coffee.