India

Brew And Biodiversity: Over To Small Coffee Farmers

BENGALURU: Small coffee farmers can make a big difference to our environment. A new study done in Hassan, Kodagu and Chikkamagaluru says conservation of Western Ghats’ biodiversity depends on these farmers growing the arabica variety in Karnataka.

Coffee Day Board Likely To Deliberate On Investigation Report On Friday

In August last year, CDEL had asked Ashok Kumar Malhotra, retired DIG of the Central Bureau of Investigation to investigate the purported letter written by founder chairman of the company V G Siddhartha before his untimely demise. The investigative team is taking the help of an accounting firm to scrutinise the books of accounts.

Unilever To Retain Tea Business In India And Indonesia

“In January Unilever announced a strategic review of its global tea business, which includes leading brands such as Lipton, Brooke Bond and PGTips. This review has assessed a full range of options. We will retain the tea businesses in India and Indonesia and the partnership interests in the ready-to-drink tea joint ventures,” the Anglo-Dutch company said on Thursday when it also announced first half results for 2020.

Cafe Coffee Day Shuts 280 More Outlets In Apr-June Qtr

Homegrown coffee chain Cafe Coffee Day (CCD)has closed down around 280 outlets in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, citing profitability issues and likely future increase in expenses, a company statement said.