Fair trade coffee
Fair trade coffee is slowly gaining popularity. Fair trade guarantees coffee growers a set price before harvest. This has led to more privately negotiated deals with coffee co-ops around the world.
drinking coffe is healthy
Numerous studies have found that drinking coffee might help reduce the risk of diseases such as Alzheimer's, gout, cirrhosis of the liver and others, significantly outweighing some of coffee's known health risks.
Coffee is a key cash crop
Coffee is a key cash crop in various developing countries. Coffee accounts for 60% of Ethiopia's exports. The current belief is that more than 100 million people in these countries depend on coffee as their main source of income.
Coffee on the Rise
World demand for coffee beans is poised to hit a record this year as people around the world are consuming more of the beverage. The high demand is leading to higher prices each year for the coffee beans.