June 10, 2022

Coffee News Recap, 10 Jun: Arabica prices hit 3-month high after drought predicted in Brazil, Pergamino to host Barista Jam at PRF Colombia & other stories


Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories.

Mon, 6 Jun

Tue, 7 Jun

Wed, 8 Jun

  • Rainforest Alliance launches new partnership to reduce deforestation. In collaboration with CDP, Clarmondial, Conservation International, and USAID, the five-year partnership will pilot several projects in Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, and Indonesia. The initiatives will work with indigenous communities to mitigate deforestation, including in the coffee supply chain.

Thu, 9 Jun

  • Indonesia Food Exhibition held in Surabaya. The four-day event is set to attract more than 28,200 visitors and over 220 exhibitors – including international coffee businesses. A virtual expo will be held from 12 to 16 July.
  • Faema raises donations to World Bicycle Relief. Through a partnership with the annual Giro d’Italia cycling championship, Faema created a virtual cycling challenge to raise funds for the charity. Donations will support disadvantaged communities in developing countries.

Fri, 10 Jun

  • Equal Origins to host producer-focused gender equity webinar. The non-profit will host the Roasters + Farmers = Better Together for Gender Equity virtual session on 14 June at 11:00 EST. The webinar will explore how Equal Origins’ farmer partners have implemented gender equity programmes at farm level.

Here are a few news stories from previous weeks that you might find interesting. Take a look.

  • Tue, 31 May – Starbucks Japan opens circular coffee store in Togane City. The new drive-thru location is the second store to be certified under the Greener Stores Framework, which aims to reduce carbon emissions, water usage, and landfill waste. Used coffee grounds from the store will be recycled into cattle feed.
  • Wed, 1 Jun – Tim Hortons Canada found to have violated privacy rules. A Canadian government investigation concluded that the coffee chain’s mobile app tracked customer locations while the app wasn’t in use. Tim Hortons stated it will delete any remaining location data and direct third-party providers to do the same.

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