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Cocoa to save the Amazon

The Amazon is under threat from illegal deforestation, but Minas Hill Cocoa has emerged to help the communities that live off the rainforest protect their natural resource. Read more

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Retail coffee on the rise

Supermarkets are welcoming a new wave of specialty coffee and locally roasted beans. With retail sales spiking over the past months, BeanScene asks how these new buying habits will shape coffee drinkers and the wider industry for years to come. Read more

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Coffee industry survey: A path to recovery

Following a survey conducted by BeanScene’s publisher, Prime Creative Media, we reveal the latest stats from businesses in the coffee industry as we battle through COVID-19 and move into a new normal. Read more

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Monin’s family values

Martin Monin is set to one day take the reins of the family syrup business, breaking new ground in Asia and ensuring the sustainability of Monin for years to come.

Martin Monin hadn’t always intended to join the family business. He began his professional career in the tech start-up arena, however, having a child of his own at a young age opened his eyes to the importance of continuing the legacy. Read more

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Toby’s Estate redefines coffee tasting with new grid tool

Toby’s Estate Coffee Roasters has developed a new grid tool to focus on aligning expectations and making coffee tasting more accessible.

Tasting coffee can be intimidating to people new to the industry, especially if what they taste is different to what someone more experienced is describing. Read more