As Starbucks’ largest manufacturing investment outside of the US and its first in Asia, the new Coffee Innovation Plant will incorporate a roasting plant, warehouse and distribution center, creating highly-skilled jobs and new career opportunities that will further drive smart and sustainable coffee manufacturing in China.
About the Tea & Coffee World Cup
Tea & Coffee World Cup is the only international trade show that brings together the entirety of the industry’s supply chain – from bean and leaf to cup!
Tea & Coffee World Cup is a three-day industrial equipment and supplies trade show with working machinery on the exhibition floor, both raw and finished product for sampling and stocks of industrial supplies for detailed inspection. Exhibitors are experts in their fields and will be available for consultation. The accompanying conference and workshops are designed for participants to gain personal and hands-on experience, optimizing use of supplies and sampling raw and unfinished product
The Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) has pledged to contribute 240,000 trees to the Colombian government’s national reforestation goal of 180 million during a four year period.
As part of the UK’s Budget 2020, the government has announced the introduction of a tax on plastic packaging containing less than 30% recycled content.
In February 2020, the International Coffee Organisation (ICO) composite indicator continued its downward trend, averaging 102 US cents/lb, 4.6% lower than in January.
The International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA) is launching its 2020 Supporter Campaign with the goal of engaging 50 new IWCA Supporters in time to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March 2020.
Syntegon Technology (formerly Bosch Packaging Technology) and partners have developed dedicated ‘Designing for a Circular Economy Guidelines’ for flexible packaging, assisted by Ceflex.