Effective 28 June 2021, Starbucks Corporation has revealed three leadership promotions in line with the company’s goals and business strategy for growth.
Construction has begun on Nespresso’s CHF 160 million (about US$178 million) Romont production centre expansion in Switzerland, with the first stone laid in the second production hall.
International coffee giant JDE Peet’s has announced its acquisition of Australian specialty roaster Campos Coffee, which subject to limited pre-closing conditions, is expected to be completed during July 2021. Read more
The International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with specialty coffee organisation, the Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) and premium coffee competition, the Cup of Excellence (CoE) which will focus on empowering women in the coffee industry.
IDH The Sustainable Trade Initiative has appointed former Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) CEO Ric Rhinehart as its new Strategy Director of Agri-commodities.
Consisting of 75 charities and organisations from across Britain, the #WaveofHope campaign is calling for countries attending the G7 summit and United Nations Climate Change Conference 2021 (COP26) for greater funding against climate change and social injustice.
The Cup of Excellence (CoE) and the Mexican Association of the Coffee Production Chain has announced the winners from the 2021 Mexico Cup of Excellence competition, following the event’s hiatus last year due to COVID-19.
Testing for qualified espresso equipment to be used in the World Coffee Championships (WCC) has begun, under the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Certified Commercial Equipment Program.
Held on 24 June, Exclusive Coffees from Costa Rica, and Sensible Development from the United Kingdom are partnering together to celebrate Costa Rican coffee producers by auctioning nano-lots of coffee on Sensible Development’s online auction platform.
Dr Sarada Krishnan has been appointed the new Executive Director of the International Women’s Coffee Alliance (ICWA).