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Climate change threat sends coffee roaster on bean hunt

July 16, 2018

Key Coffee Inc. partners with World Coffee Research

A new article from Bloomberg details the efforts that Tokyo’s Key Coffee Inc. is taking—in partnership with WCR and the Indonesian Coffee and Cocoa Research Institute—to ensure sustainable coffee production. The company is hosting one of WCR's International Multilocation Variety Trials, testing out 35 Arabica varieties to assess their disease resistance, quality, and output. The trial will assist Indonesian coffee growers, including Key Coffee, which operates a coffee farm in Sulawesi, Indonesia, to identify the most promising varieties for the region.

Read the article in its entirety here

  • Authors: Aya Takada , Yoga Rusmana , and Hiromi Horie
  • Publisher: Bloomberg