Coffe news from the web – n. 59 – 23th July 2011
Prevén incremento de 30% en producción de café
[Venezuela] – En el estado Mérida se prevé el aumento de la producción de café en 30% durante este año, debido al financiamiento que están recibiendo los productores del rubro en la entidad a través de la Misión AgroVenezuela. […] Link – 22th July 2011
Coffee Board projects record 3.22-lakh t crop
[India] – The Coffee Board estimates a 6.71 per cent rise in production at 3.22 lakh tonnes for the crop year 2011-12 beginning October compared with the final estimate of the crop this year. If the production finally turns out to be as projected, it will be a record crop. […] Link – 21th July 2011
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Commends Green Mountain Coffee Roaster Inc. and Keurig on Corporate Social Responsibility
On Tuesday July, 19th, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick visited Reading-based Keurig, Incorporated, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., to applaud the company and its employees on its long-standing commitment to innovation, job creation, corporate giving and volunteerism. […] Link – 21th July 2011
Coffee prices at city auction fall as global supply rises
[Kenya] – Coffee prices at the Nairobi Coffee Exchange retreated on Tuesday, reflecting trends on the international market caused by a recovery in supplies. […] Link – 19th July 2011
Se intensifica la batalla por el café
Los crecientes precios han trastornado el comercio de café, mientras los corredores multinacionales cada vez más buscan atraer a los agricultores, alejándolos de las cooperativas en la puja mundial por los granos. […] Link – 19th July 2011
Café: Safras estima colheita 2011/12 no Brasil em 61%
A colheita de café da safra brasileira 2011/12 está em 61% do total a ser produzido, até 13 de julho. O número faz parte do levantamento semanal de SAFRAS & Mercado para a evolução da colheita da safra. […] Link – 18th July 2011
Starbucks Raises Storm in Coffee Cup
Starbucks Corporation (SBUX – Analyst Report) is preparing to storm China – a growing market for coffee by launching a joint venture in the south of the country that will give it control over the production and processing of coffee. The coffee giant signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ai Ni Group, a farming company in Yunnan province, to form a joint venture by the end of this year. […] Link – 17th July 2011
Serial coffee offenders a productivity problem for Queensland businesses
[Australia] – With an average coffee break lasting at least 10 minutes compared to a five-minute smoko break, businesses are at risk of losing an hour of productivity per caffeine addict in their office. Queensland Chamber of Commerce president David Goodwin said employees taking an unreasonable number of breaks from work would only hurt themselves. […] Link

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