Monthly Archives: January 2010

New Coffee Species Discovered

2009 turned out to be a bumper year with the British Botanical gardens discovering 2 new wild coffee plants. According to the BBC: Seven wild coffee species also feature on the list of new species, most of which were discovered in the mountains of northern Madagascar. Two of the plants
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COFFEE NEWS – Organic coffee: Why Latin America’s farmers are abandoning it

Latin America produces an estimated 75 percent of the world’s organic coffee. But the economic benefits many small farmers were promised if they converted to organic haven’t materialized. Guatemala City Some 450,000 pounds of organic coffee sit in a warehouse here, stacked neatly in 132-lb. bags. It’s some of the
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