More than half of all wild coffee species facing extinction, study warns

Climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world’s wild coffee species at risk of extinction, including popular coffees Arabica and Robusta, experts at Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew have warned. Research published by scientists at Kew found that 60% of all wild coffee species are threatened with extinction, and that current conservation measures for wild coffee species are not enough to protect their long-term … Continue reading More than half of all wild coffee species facing extinction, study warns

Dukale’s Dream: Documentary charts Hugh Jackman’s Laughing Man Foundation

When Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman travelled to Ethiopia as an ambassador for World Vision Australia, he went back home having formed a tight bond with a young coffee farmer, working to lift his family out of poverty. The story is captured in a documentary movie, Dukale’s Dream, which chronicles the start and growth of Hugh Jackman’s Laughing Man Foundation. Meeting Dukale, Hugh Jackman realised that something as … Continue reading Dukale’s Dream: Documentary charts Hugh Jackman’s Laughing Man Foundation

Sustainable Coffee Challenge ensuring coffee’s future

The nation’s favourite cuppa is high on the agenda as London is in the midst of the London Coffee Festival this weekend and the UK celebrates UK Coffee Week from 16-22 April. Coffee is one of the world’s favourite drinks, but right now, the future of coffee is uncertain due to climate change. Rising temperatures, drought and changing weather patterns caused by climate change are … Continue reading Sustainable Coffee Challenge ensuring coffee’s future

Percol’s most sustainable pop-up coffee shop

Coffee company Percol is opening a sustainable pop-up coffee shop to showcase all the ways people can make their caffeine habit more sustainable. The pop-up coffee shop, which will open in London’s Old Street Station in April, will raise awareness of how consumers can make small changes to their daily coffee routine to achieve a more sustainable lifestyle. Coffee will be ethically sourced and served in reusable … Continue reading Percol’s most sustainable pop-up coffee shop

Marley Coffee: One love for humanity, nature and the beans

Two giants to have graced this planet with their inimitable style and presence and two of the world’s most loved – the legendary reggae musician, Bob Marley, and that humble bean that is coffee – combine forces to bring the world, Marley Coffee. Marley Coffee, set up by Bob’s son Rohan Marley, was founded to honour his father who had a deep love and respect … Continue reading Marley Coffee: One love for humanity, nature and the beans