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2014-08-27 12:32:08

CHF 500 million overall investment, with CHF 15 million to develop AAA coffee growing programs in Africa MILAN, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of the second annual meeting of the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board, Jean-Marc Duvoisin, CEO of Nestle Nespresso, set out an ambitious strategy to accelerate the company's sustainability focus and introduce several major new initiatives that will create significant benefits for the business, society and the...

2014-08-24 23:00:05

Report is published to help educate consumers on the benefits of direct trade sourcing. La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 In a continued effort to educate consumers on the benefits and key differences of direct trade coffee sourcing, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters released their first-ever transparency report. The report provides background information on the most commonly used practices of coffee sourcing, including commodity coffee, specialty coffee and the fair trade model. The...

2014-07-27 23:00:53

In the next five years, the industry will benefit from more coffee and tea aficionados, such as consumers who are interested in the health merits of tea and who purchase specialty tea infused with additional fruit flavours. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Coffee and Tea Production industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Over the past five years, the Coffee and Tea Production industry has fared...

2014-07-10 23:09:21

The local San Diego roaster is one of the only roasters in the county working directly with farmers to secure top-quality coffee for their customers. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Today, specialty Coffee Retailer, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, released the first infographic explaining key differences between fair trade and direct trade coffee to help educate consumers, roasters and farmers about the differences and benefits of a direct trade model over the widely used fair trade...

2014-07-07 23:04:12

Produce Brand Taps into Community Opinion to Find a New Social Program to Support Via "Growing Smiles, Sharing Goodness" Movement Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Corporations often donate money to charities or non-profits, but it’s rare to find an organization that lets the consumer decide where their support should go. Turbana is taking its social movement, “Growing Smiles, Sharing Goodness,” to a new level by encouraging the community to speak up and choose causes...

2014-07-07 08:29:57

In Honour of World Chocolate Day, Clonakilty Chocolate Urges You to Think Before You Buy CLONAKILTY, Ireland, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - A Canadian chocolatier has made a big splash in Ireland and Ghana in recent months with her plans to open the first Fairtrade bean-to-bar factory in Ireland. Allison Roberts, now a resident in Clonakilty, Ireland, started her first chocolate business at age 12 in King City, Ontario, Canada. In 2014 she was awarded a trip to Ghana as a Fairtrade...

2014-06-05 23:13:12

San Diego roaster is now offering the Colombian coffee in a limited batch. La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Specialty coffee retailer, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, announced today their newest offering from Colombia from farming partner Brayan Joven. Experts in the practice of direct sourcing, Roasters United, secured the batch from a recent trip to Colombia where they held a competition among local farmers to identify the best quality lot. Chuck Patton of Bird Rock Coffee Roasters...

2014-05-01 12:25:23

SUGAR LAND, Texas, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wholesome Sweeteners is uniting with Fair Trade organizations around the country to celebrate World Fair Trade Day on May 10. As the original pioneer of Fairtrade sugar and honey certification in North America, this year Wholesome Sweeteners has partnered with the Fair Trade Resource Network, Fair Trade Campaigns, Fairtrade America and Fair Trade Houston to help build awareness. The company has donated samples of its delicious Fairtrade,...

2014-04-16 23:04:13

Doing Business While Doing Good Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 PrAna is steadily increasing its Fair Trade USA certified offerings, helping to support communities, strengthen local economies and above all, do good for the people who make its clothing and accessories. “At prAna, we’re guided by the idea that a brand should give much more than it takes from the world,” said prAna’s Director of Sustainability, Nicole Bassett. “This year, we visited some of our suppliers in...

2014-03-26 16:26:34

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grameen Foundation has announced a new $500,000 matching campaign to support its Last Mile Initiative, a five-year campaign to help 1 million poor people living in rural Latin America improve their lives. The dollar-for-dollar match is backed by Florida philanthropist David Russell and his wife, Susan. Launched in 2011, with significant support from Dallas-based Chiapas International, the Last Mile Campaign focuses on giving...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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