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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.
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.
“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.
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.
About 70 per cent of the coffee produced in India is exported. Due to better harvests and the depreciation of the currency, more coffee was arriving in foreign markets at lower prices from Brazil for a few months. Vietnam, a major producer, also began to supply coffee at lower prices.
Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters launched in 2013 when co-founders Matt Chitharanjan and Namrata moved to Delhi, the dearth of freshly roasted, high-quality Arabica coffee pushed them to contact estates growing high-quality coffee.
Mr. George has been through hard times as a farmer, cultivating vegetables, natural rubber, rice, and other crops. Of late, he has taken up coffee as an inter-crop along with a dozen others in his village. He feels that depending on rubber alone now will not mean much.