Kirin Holdings Initiates Supporting Coffee Plantations In Vietnam To Gain Rainforest Alliance Certification

As part of the commitment made by Kirin Holdings Co., Ltd, Yoshinori Isozaki, President & CEO, to farmers in areas of production to increase sustainability and to allow for the stable use of quality materials well into the future, the company launched in April supporting coffee plantations in Vietnam to get Rainforest Alliance Certification1. Kirin Holdings Co., Ltd., has been continuing similar initiatives for tea plantations in Sri Lanka since 2013, and broadened the scope this year to include coffee plantations in Vietnam.

The 5 Countries That Produce The Most Coffee

While some of the world’s top coffee-producing nations are well-known, others may come as a surprise. More than 70 countries produce coffee, but the majority of global output comes from the top five producers: Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, Indonesia, and Ethiopia.

Vietnam’s Coffee Queen Abdicates Trung Nguyen Throne

Thao, former deputy director of Trung Nguyen Group (TNG), is no longer on the company’s list of shareholders, TNG announced in a statement Wednesday. She and her ex-husband were referred to in the media as the King and Queen of Vietnamese coffee.

Vietnamese Farmers Hold Onto Coffee Stocks Amid Low Prices

Due to recent lack of rainfall, traders said the 2019/20 crop would likely face drought, which could lead to a dip in the production. Moreover, abundant supply of robusta beans from Brazil would also drag Vietnam’s prices lower.

What Do Coffee And Chocolate Have In Common?

Both coffee and chocolate have ancient histories. While you may know that chocolate originated in the Americas, coffee seems to have first come onto the human radar in about A.D. 200 … via dancing goats in southwest Ethiopia. Goats, I hear you cry?