MG_9384-300x168Sustainability matters. And if you happen to be in the coffee business, it matters especially. In 2012, this market saw 40 percent of global production coming from sources that were certified or verified for sustainability. The latest State of Sustainability Initiatives Review confirms that “the landscape of sustainable coffee has been one of rapid transformation from a niche market to a fully recognized strategic business management tool,” according to the International Institute for Sustainable Development.  Read more: http://www.triplepundit.com

eats_instantcoffee_jf700x615.wideaLike millions of Americans, I love coffee. And probably like the vast majority of those millions, I require coffee.  As much as I love/need coffee, though, I’m far from a connoisseur. I often pick up a bag of Starbucks for the home coffeemaker; the way I know I’m not a coffee snob is because coffee snobs on the Internet say Starbucks is awful. My taste buds just don’t notice that much of a difference between drinking from beans that have been pooped out by a bat or drinking a venti cup of Colombia from the Starbucks in a Target.  Read more: http://citybeat.com

Fridell-Coffee2Coffee is one of the most valuable Southern exports, generating billions of dollars in corporate profits each year, yet the majority of the world’s 25 million coffee families live in relative poverty. Gavin Fridell’s book aims to analyse the key factors shaping the coffee business. Michael Veale is impressed and recommends this to readers interested in trade, certification, and exploitation.
Read review: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks

Ric Rhinehart and a new breed of specialty coffee shop owners want Americans to think differently about coffee.  They are evangelists for the power, mystery, taste and complexity of the caffeinated beverage and its sly ability to bring people together.  Rhinehart, the executive director of the California-based Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), a 3,000 member trade association, said coffee is a “remarkably recession-proof product, along with alcohol and tobacco.
Read more: https://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/

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    The most widely accepted legend associated to the discovery of coffee is of the goat herder named Kaldi of Ethiopia. Around the year 800-850 A.D., Kaldi was amazed as he noticed his goats behaving in a frisky manner after eating the leaves and berries of a coffee shrub. And, of course, he had to try them!

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