Tag Archive 'philippines_coffee'

The journey of a coffee bean

Posted by TheShot on 05 Jul 2006 | Filed under: Beans, Robusta

Yesterday the Manila Standard Today published a brief, introductory article on the lifecycle of a coffee bean: Philippines News – Manila Standard Today – The journey of a coffee bean – july05_2006. It’s written from the perspective of Nescafé, which is part of the scary Big Four, and from the perspective of producing the lower […]

Nestlé backs coffee-based sustainable farming system

Posted by TheShot on 07 Jan 2006 | Filed under: Beans, Fair Trade, Robusta

When people talk about The Big Four that are responsible for the proliferation of some of the worst, highest-volume production coffee in the world — that’s choking out the little guy growing better beans — Nestlé is definitely a named co-defendant. The Philippines’ Sun.Star General Santos reports today that Nestle backs coffee-based sustainable farming system. […]