coffee beans

Britain’s Costa Coffee have announced plans to convert its entire coffee bean supply to sustainably grown beans sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms by 2010. The Rainforest Alliance is an independent, international non-profit NGO that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behaviour.

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Few people would travel from Colombia to London by way of Vermont, but a select few coffee beans made that journey and were rewarded with gold.

Colombian Supremo Popayan from Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. recently won a gold prize in the Great Taste Awards held by the Guild of Fine Food Retailers in the United Kingdom. The award was given during the Specialty Fine Food Show in London earlier this month.

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