Coffe news from the web – n. 39

andina.com.pe – 5th March 2011
Cuatro libros peruanos ganaron premios Gourmand 2011, los “Oscar” de la gastronomía
Lima – Cuatro libros sobre gastronomía peruana, café y pisco fueron galardonados en París con los premios Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2011, evento que todos los años reconoce a los mejores libros de cocina y bebida publicados en el mundo. […] Link

themoscowtimes – 5th March 2011
Competition for Coffee Mind Share Heating Up
Anna Tsfasman is evangelical about coffee. She can speak at length, without referring to notes, about the attributes of different varieties of beans, the intricacies of the roasting process and the affects of weather on the grind — not to mention the proper way to drink it. […] Link

independent.co – 5th March 2011
Journey to the source: Colombian coffee
Every day, 1.6 billion cups of coffee are drunk around the world, according to the International Coffee Organisation, the brew’s rather grand-sounding trade body.  […] Link
telegraph.co.uk – 5th March 2011

Whitbread has paid a frothy price for Coffee Nation
Takeaway coffee isn’t cheap. For the average price of a one-shot skinny latte, you could buy a whole jar of Tesco Value instant coffee and a litre of semi-skimmed milk. […] Link

reuters.com – 4th March 2011
Swiss discounter may sell Nespresso capsules-court
ZURICH – Swiss supermarket Denner may sell its Nespresso-compatible coffee capsules, a Swiss court ruled on Friday, dealing a blow to Nestle (NESN.VX) as it tries to fend off competition for its premium coffee brand. […] Link

bloomberg – 4th March 2011
Uganda Coffee Exports Slumped 26% in February After Dry Weather Cut Yields
Coffee exports from Uganda, Africa’s second-biggest grower of the crop, fell 26 percent in February after a dry spell cut yields, the Uganda Coffee Development Authority said. […] Link

Agencia EFE – 4th March 2011
Las exportaciones de café de Guatemala sufren una leve caída en los últimos cinco meses
Las exportaciones de café de Guatemala han tenido una caída del 2,30 % durante los primeros cinco meses de la cosecha actual, que van de octubre de 2010 a febrero pasado, en relación al mismo período de la recolección anterior, informó hoy una fuente del sector. […] Link

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