Nespresso and TechnoServe have announced that, five years after hurricanes Irma and María devastated the island’s coffee crops, Puerto Rico’s coffee harvest is expected to return to pre-hurricane levels for the first time.
Pret A Manger delivers second pay rise in 2022 to employees
Pret A Manger has announced it will be investing an additional US$11 million in staff pay, further supporting its United Kingdom workforce in the wake of the rising cost of living.
Morningstar Sustainalytics upgrades JDE Peet’s ESG rating
JDE Peet’s, one of the world’s leading pure-play coffee and tea companies by revenue, has announced that Morningstar Sustainalytics, a leading environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ratings provider, has upgraded the company’s ESG rating to the top fourth percentile within the Packaged Foods subindustry.
Simonelli undertakes research to reuse composite materials
Simonelli Group is currently undertaking a research and development project to reuse composite materials, that nowadays have a vast range of uses and applications thanks to their durability and longevity, but which are also very difficult to dispose of.
Probat introduces hydrogen-powered roaster at Connecting Markets 2022
Probat presented its new hydrogen-powered P05 shop roaster for the first time at the Connecting Markets symposium, which took place at the new production facility at its German headquarters from 21 to 22 September.
Eversys takes next steps in expansion
Espresso machine manufacturer Eversys has announced its plans to massively expand its operations in Sierre, Switzerland.
Registrations open for Coffee Technicians Summit 2022
The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) and Coffee Technicians Guild has opened registration for the 2022 Coffee Technicians Guild Summit at Accademia del Caffè Espresso in Florence, Italy from 29 to 30 November 2022.
I-CIP remains range bound since March: ICO report
The International Coffee Organization’s (ICO) September 2022 market report shows its composite indicator of coffee prices (I-CIP) lost 0.2 per cent from August to September 2022, averaging 199.63 US cents per pound for the latter while posting a median value of 198.43 US cents per pound.
Nestlé launches Nescafé Plan 2030
Nescafé, Nestlé’s largest coffee brand, has outlined the Nescafé Plan 2030 to help make coffee farming more sustainable.
Finlays announces James Woodrow as new Group Managing Director
Finlays, part of Swire Group and a leading global supplier of tea, coffee, and botanical solutions, has appointed James Woodrow as its new Group Managing Director.