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WCR welcomes new member: Foodbuy
Compass Group, the world’s largest foodservice company, along with Foodbuy (their procurement arm) is the first foodservice company to commit to a sustainable future for coffee where coffee begins—with the seed. Foodbuy is the newest member and the only foodservice sector supporter of World Coffee Research.
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A Matter of Taste
An article in Global Coffee Report talks about the forthcoming World Coffee Research Sensory Lexicon.
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The importance of research and investing in the future
Deciding which variety of coffee to plant is perhaps the most important decision a farmer will make about his or her farm.
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Climate change: Pinpointing the world’s most vulnerable coffee zones
A new coffee study, published today in the journal PLOS ONE, confirms predictions that half of the land currently suitable for Arabica coffee production will no longer be suitable by 2050. But it also identifies the key climate zones in which coffee flourishes, and shows how these zones will change by 2050, which brings new insights about what can be done to adapt. The full study is available at PLOS ONE.
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WCR welcomes molecular genetics and genomics leader
World Coffee Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia Klein, Ph.D., to the position of molecular biologist in coffee genetic diversity and genomic selection. Dr. Klein is an Associate Professor and the Associate Head for Graduate Programs in the Department of Horticultural Sciences at Texas A&M University.
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