Modern Slavery Disguised in Coffee Trading
In the exhibition Slave Made at Kuben in Arendal, focus is on modern slavery, which unfortunately still exists.
In a not too distant future, when the coffee value chain has been transformed and imbued with ethics and morale, people will ask themselves how they allowed otherwise.
More Transparency in the coffee community
We are happy to see and hear that our 2009 established concept and notation of “Transparency” is collectively being embraced by the coffee community.
Kenya – Batian on the Horizon
Named after the highest peak of Mount Kenya, I first encountered the Batian variety in 2011. Seedlings were planted in Meru to give harvest within 3 years.
Kenya – A will for Change
During our recent visit to Kenya, mainly Nyeri and Meru, the newspaper Daily Nation exposed the shameful impoverishment of the Kenyan farmers.
Where did trading go wrong?
We got around to spend some time at coffee farms during the past weekend. Here we learned farmers were paid 0.7US per kilo coffee.