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03 Mar 2021
--- Demetria, the first AI-powered software as a service (SaaS) start-up for the coffee supply chain, has closed a US$3 million seed funding round. With the world’s first data cloud to identify and track coffee quality... Read More
21 Jan 2021
--- Nescafé has pledged to increase its sustainability efforts, building on the significant progress over the past decade. Improving efficiency and agricultural practices on farms and enabling farmers to be paid a premium... Read More
14 Jan 2021
--- Researchers from the American Chemical Society are exploring new ways to access exactly what is in coffee. The bean composition of coffee can be difficult to determine after roasting, and roasters typically blend two types... Read More
23 Dec 2020
--- Consumers have long grown wary of genetically modified or otherwise deemed “unnatural” foods, driving the clean label trend. But amid the world’s COVID-19 and environmental crises, a growing acceptance of... Read More
17 Dec 2020
--- Kerry has released its “Art of Taste” report providing a complete view of 2020 trends in the festive beverage market across foodservice brands in the UK and Europe. Flavor highlights include gingerbread,... Read More
03 Dec 2020
--- Layn Natural Ingredient (Layn) is expanding its botanical extracts portfolio through a majority acquisition of Chengdu Wagott Bio-tech (Wagott), China’s largest exporter of green tea extract and a producer of tea and... Read More
24 Nov 2020
--- Previously spotlighted as a functional egg replacement in baked goods, Wacker’s Cavamax W6 alpha-cyclodextrin has now been found to improve the foaming properties of barista toppings. The starch ingredient targets... Read More
23 Oct 2020
--- Functional, refreshing beverages like high-protein iced tea have significant market potential, according to Arla Foods Ingredients. The Denmark-based dairy ingredient supplier reports that the market for functional and... Read More
19 Oct 2020
--- The tea and coffee sectors are brewing with innovation – even more so since consumers are on the lookout for immunity-boosting ingredients with health being top of mind, alongside indulgence, as we settle into the... Read More
15 Oct 2020
--- Olam Coffee has unveiled its strategy for the future of its coffee sourcing which includes a 15 percent reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) by 2025.
17 Sep 2020
--- Nespresso has been carbon-neutral across its business operations since 2017 and now aims to achieve full carbon neutrality across its supply chain and product life cycle. The coffee processing company and an operating unit... Read More
20 Aug 2020
--- Nespresso’s first organic coffee within its philanthropic Reviving Origins range has hit the US market. Kahawa ya Congo is sourced from rain-rich volcanic soils along the shore of Lake Kivu in the Democratic Republic... Read More
11 Aug 2020
--- A new report from Innova Market Insights highlights the unwavering demand from European consumers’ for premium coffee varieties. Innova’s Top Ten Trend of 2020 – Storytelling: Winning With Words – is... Read More
10 Aug 2020
--- Summer is still upon us, but flavor and nutrition company Kerry is already looking ahead at this year’s winter beverages. According to Kerry, 47 percent of consumers will be seeking a twist on traditional festive... Read More
14 Jul 2020
--- Nestlé and Starbucks have unveiled a range of non-dairy creamers, the latest innovation to come out of their global coffee alliance which is focused on bringing consumers new ways to enjoy coffee at-home. The... Read More
08 Jul 2020
--- Nespresso is investing CHF 160 million (US$169.9 million) to expand its Romont production center in Switzerland to meet increasing consumer demand for its high-quality premium coffees. The move will also support... Read More
07 Jul 2020
--- Online orders for hemp “milk” have more than doubled since the New Year, according to figures from the UK-based Tea and Coffee Company. The dairy alternative made from cannabis seeds is gaining traction in the... Read More
06 Jul 2020
--- This year marks a decade since European farmer-owned dairy cooperative Arla Foods and Starbucks partnered up to combine chilled coffee and milk for the ready to drink (RTD) market. The partnership makes note of... Read More
25 Jun 2020
--- The first Nayuki store in Japan is scheduled to open next month, bringing customers its line-up of fruit-based cheese teas. According to the Chinese chain, tea culture in Asia is ripe for future growth amid a boom in... Read More
25 Jun 2020
--- A new report published by the United Nations (UN) calls upon governments and other actors to undertake urgent measures to radically transform food systems, to ensure endemic food security and nutrition. This comes ahead of... Read More