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Trouble brews as coffee faces extinction
Trouble brews as coffee faces extinction
Africa is the home of coffee. Beans from the continent have been picked as a snack for as long as humans have needed a quick hit of energy.
Kenyan farmers toast growing European demand for avocados
Kenyan farmers toast growing European demand for avocados
It may be loved and derided as the go-to millennial brunch, but avocado toast is proving a boon for Kenyan farmers as they cash in on the seemingly...
Ugandan budget: Striking a balance between infrastructure and social sectors is key
Ugandan budget: Striking a balance between infrastructure and social sectors is key
Member countries of the East African Community are preparing to simultaneously table the...
Emerging markets have seen a boom in coffee consumption, but has SA hit its peak?
Emerging markets have seen a boom in coffee consumption, but has SA hit its peak?
If you were a coffee snob on a road trip in South Africa 10 years ago, you would have faced long stretches of drought. You would have been miserably...
Get roasted in a boere machine
Get roasted in a boere machine
Pieter Roodt may not wear check shirts and he doesn’t have a man-bun, a beard or tattooed arms. But he did build his own roaster from scratch,...
Starbucks to push up cost of coffee
Starbucks to push up cost of coffee
Get set to pay more for your caffeine fix. Owners of independent coffee shops in South Africa anticipate that the arrival of Starbucks will...
Late rains in Vietnam alleviate coffee fears
Late rains in Vietnam alleviate coffee fears
Rains in Vietnam's coffee areas are improving conditions after dry weather and helping farmers apply the first round of fertiliser.
Coffee delivers a kick to the hair follicles
Coffee delivers a kick to the hair follicles
Hair today, gone tomorrow. That's the reality for an increasing number of South Africans – men and women alike are at risk of hair loss because of...
Get revved up for a good cup of java in Umhlanga
Get revved up for a good cup of java in Umhlanga
The Coffee Tree serves only vegetarian, gluten-free fare along with a single-origin Kenyan coffee. A spin-off of Judd Campbell’s famed Corner...
Coffee drives you crazy (give it up and see)
Coffee drives you crazy (give it up and see)
Coffee is many people's legal drug of choice, kick-starting busy lives every morning. It is estimated that 1.6-billion cups of coffee are drunk...
African coffee isn't worth a bean
African coffee isn't worth a bean
Perhaps the one thing that stands out the most in the international coffee trade is the obvious injustice towards African, Asian and Latin American...
Bean there, drank that
Bean there, drank that
Coffee is one of Africa’s great gifts to the world. Originating in Ethiopia, shepherds noticed that the berries made their goats frisky, or so...

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