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Global Coffee Production Sees A Decline In Shade Grown

Global Coffee Production Sees A Decline In Shade Grown Varieties

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Shade grown coffee is grown under a canopy of trees – a technique hailed as environmentally friendly and sustainable for maintaining plant and animal life around the coffee plantation....

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2010-07-27 10:48:58

Shade-grown coffee farms support native bees that help maintain the health of some of the world's most biodiverse tropical regions, according to a study by a University of Michigan biologist and a colleague at the University of California, Berkeley. The study suggests that by pollinating native trees on shade-coffee farms and adjacent patches of forest, the bees help preserve the genetic diversity of remnant native-tree populations. The study was published online Monday in the Proceedings of...

2009-05-20 07:00:00

BRACKNELL, England, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Rogers Estate Coffees is launching a Twitter contest that gives UK coffee enthusiasts the chance to win free flavoured coffee. The competition starts tomorrow when the first coffee-related question will be published on the Rogers Coffees Twitter page. 'Tweet for a Treat' aims to further promote flavoured coffee in the UK and establish Rogers Estate Coffees as one of the leading coffee roasters in the UK market. How to enter To enter the...

2009-04-20 08:00:00

(EARTH DAY NEWS FEATURE IDEA) SAN LEANDRO and LINCOLN, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- To reduce carbon emissions, fight global warming and protect vanishing bird habitat, San Leandro, Calif.-based Rogers Family Company (http://www.rogersfamilyco.com) - a nationwide producer of "responsibly grown" gourmet coffee - announced it will plant a native rainforest tree at its own organic coffee farms for the next 100 years for anyone who joins its online "coffee Clubs." From now through 'Earth...