Covid-19 and the NEW Coffee Trends 2020-2021

Innovation, overlooked opportunities and a harsh assessment of how we source our coffee are at the centre of how the coffee industry is pivoting itself to mitigate and overcome the challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic. Here is a look at the current situation in the industry and how it’s impacted the newest and projected trends […]

Cold vs Hot Coffee: Which is better?

Iced coffee has become the latest favourite for caffeine junkies around the world with market researchers Mintel reporting that in 2013 up to 20% of adult US consumers drank iced coffee, making up a third of all coffee consumers in the US. But why are coffee drinkers switching from hot to cold and which is better? Ease […]

What the latest coffee sourcing trends mean for Africa

The coffee industry, by all accounts, is booming. According to a report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), “the global market (retail) value of the coffee sector will experience a 5.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2018 to 2023.” This from an industry, which Hivos.org states, was already valued at USD 200 […]