In their the episode, The Coffee Podcast tackles genetics and coffee to peek inside the latest science on using advanced genetics for coffee breeding—without genetic modification. Suitable for non-scientists!
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WCR NewsDate: 6.15.17
Probat Burns invests in innovation where coffee begins
WCR NewsDate: 6.14.17
Probat Burns, the iconic maker of coffee roasting equipment, is the first roast manufacturing company to commit to a sustainable future for coffee where the beverage begins—with the seed. Probat Burns is the newest member of World Coffee Research, supporting the precompetitive, nonprofit R&D organization in their work to create the next generation of coffee varieties.
Informe anual ahora disponible en español
WCR NewsDate: 5.25.17
World Coffee Research is pleased to announce that our 2016 annual report is now available in Spanish / World Coffee Research se complace en anunciar que nuestro informe anual de 2016 ya está disponible en español.
New coffee variety scores 90 points in Nicaragua Cup of Excellence competition
WCR NewsDate: 5.23.17
A coffee variety called Centroamericano, part of a new class of F1 hybrid varieties, has proven its quality potential by earning a score of 90 out of 100 points in the world’s leading competition and award for high quality coffees, the Cup of Excellence®, in Nicaragua. This is the first year that any F1 hybrid variety has placed in a Cup of Excellence® competition. World Coffee Research believes that F1 hybrids hold great promise to revolutionize the coffee industry through genetic progress, the way they did for maize in the last century and is pursuing the creation of new F1 hybrid varieties in Central America and Africa.
Coffee leaf rust resistant coffee variety overcome in Honduras
WCR NewsDate: 5.12.17
May 12, 2017. At a gathering of coffee technical experts from across Central America today, World Coffee Research confirmed that a coffee variety in Honduras, widely planted across the country because of if its resistance to coffee leaf rust, is no longer resistant to the disease.