Fairtrade’s annual Consumer Insights report, conducted by GlobeScan, has found an increase in trust and favourable perception from consumers towards Fairtrade certified brands and products. This includes greater consumer recognition of the Fairtrade mark.
Start-up investor Spark Capital, along with Amazon’s Alexa Fund and Bar 9 Ventures, has announced it will invest US$20 million into Spinn, a hardware-enabled coffee machine manufacturer.
Starbucks and Nestlé have announced a new collaboration that will bring Ready-To-Drink (RTD) coffee beverages to select markets across Southeast Asia, Oceania and Latin America by 2022.
La Marzocco has launched its new sub brand and artisan workshop: Officine Fratelli Bambi. Translated to “Bambi Brother’s Workshop”, Officine Fratelli Bambi is dedicated to creating bespoke machines and unique catalogue machines by hand for both commercial and home use.
The coffee world will once again descend on Melbourne next year, when more than 60 national representatives vie for the titles of World Barista Champion and World Brewers Cup Champion at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) in Australia from 27 to 30 September 2022. Read more
As part of its goal to create sustainable livelihoods for coffee farmers, Fairtrade has released its first Living Income Reference Prices for Colombian coffee, based on Fairtrade’s holistic price model.
World Coffee Research (WCR) has published its 2020 Annual Report which lists the organisation’s highlights from the year, which were achieved in collaboration with its global network of partners.
New York specialty coffee roaster and Australian inspired café chain Bluestone Lane has appointed Lisa Mann, former President of Global Nutrition Group at PepsiCo, to its Board of Directors.