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The sustainable coffee business, which tries to pay growers a premium while helping the environment, has gone mainstream however–attracting companies and consumers. …
Despite lagging economic growth, the North American organic coffee market topped $1.3 billion in 2008, making it the single most valuable organic product imported..
Despite the economic recession then, consumers seem to choose organic products especially when they perceive there is real and lasting value. Such data were exposed by coffee market analyst Daniele Giovannucci at a sampling event hosted by the Organic Coffee Collaboration, a OTA project at New York City’s Union Square Cafe.
As it profits from the global caffeine jones, many of the biggest producers continue to buy beans from growers who slash rainforests and exploit workers. With that in mind (and steaming cup in hand), I invited top coffee experts to recommend their favorite ethical brands, imposing two rules:…
Speakers from Equator Estate Coffees & Teas, Green Mountain Coffee, and S&D Coffees will discuss the increasing availability of high quality organic coffee on menus from drive-ins to fine dining establishments, while coffee sustainability expert Daniele Giovannucci will present the latest organic coffee market trends data.
The Collaboration features leading firms from Vermont to California and from Florida to Canada.
The $1.4 billion organic-coffee market expanded by 4.1 percent this past year and an average 21 percent annually for the past five years, compared with estimated 1 percent growth in the “conventional coffee industry,” Giovannucci said…
The fourth Terra Madre gathering of food communities came to a close with more than 6,000 participants filling a stadium in Turin to hear a panel of distinguished speakers present the sustainability and food policies drafted during the preceding four days of meetings.
At the fifth annual coffee-tasting event hosted in New York, NY by the Organic Coffee Collaboration, a market study was released showing that organic coffee sales have taken off in recent years—big time, and in spite of the trend for coffee in general.