Coffee news from the web – n.97

The Press Association – 21th April 2012
Costa coffee boost for Whitbread
‎Leisure group Whitbread will reveal another steaming performance at Costa on Thursday amid increased speculation the popular coffee house will be spun off. […]

La Tribuna – 21th April 2012
Lobo proclama a Honduras como “República cafetalera”
“Es un honor para Honduras haber sido elegido como Portrait Country 2012, en esta Feria de Cafés Especiales de América, que es la más prestigiosa a nivel mundial y que aglutina tanto a productores como a los consumidores”, […] – 20th April 2012
Starbugs: Coffee chain Starbucks to stop using insects to colour food and drinks
STARBUCKS said it will phase out the use of a red dye made from ground up insects that the company uses to color some of its beverage and food products. […]

Bloomberg – 20th April 2012
Colombia’s Coffee Crop May Be Below 7 Million Bags, Volcafe Says
Coffee production in Colombia, the world’s second-biggest arabica grower, may be less than 7 million bags in the current season because of rainstorms, said Volcafe Ltd. “There is a more generally accepted consensus of a 2011-12 harvest below 7 million bags,” the unit of commodities trader ED&F Man Holdings Ltd. said in a report to clients e-mailed today. […]

Marketwatch – 20th April 2012
SPoT Coffee Closes Debenture Financing: Proceeds Fund New Cafes
(“SPoT” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the Company has closed a $250,000 debenture financing with the proceeds available to fund the Company’s new cafe expansion program. […]

SFGate – 20th April 2012
Coffee berry plant is taking over tiny yard
Q: We live on Bernal Hill, in San Francisco, where we planted a coffee berry some years ago. I knew the day would come when it would be a big plant, […]

AmericaEconomica – 20th April 2012
El terremoto y el café
El precio de los futuros sobre el café con vencimiento el próximo mes de mayo se ha repuesto de los mínimos alcanzados en las últimas sesiones a consecuencia del terremoto que ha sacudido este martes el este de Papúa-Nueva Guinea. […]

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