A History in Nepalese Coffee

A History in Nepalese Coffee Written by Paul Katzeff. Posted in History, Paul’s Stories, Stories From Origin, Working With Farmers In 1998, I was in Nepal. I was there because USAID offered me a free trip, provided I completed their mission. The mission: to assess the coffee world in Nepal, from the farm to the cup. Nepal had some history in coffee production but it …

Five-year coffee development strategy in offing

Source: The Himalayan Times 13.11. 2016 (http://thehimalayantimes.com/business/five-year-coffee-development-strategy-offing) Focusing on quality and enhancing the productivity of the coffee sector, the National Tea and Coffee Development Board (NTCDB) has proposed a five-year strategic plan (2016-21). The strategic plan has been submitted to the board committee of NTCDB, which is led by the minister for agricultural development, for approval. The NTCDB strategy focuses on …

Brand registration expected to boost Nepal coffee exports

Nepal has registered the Nepal Coffee collective trademark for Nepali coffee in the European Union (EU). The registration of the brand is expected to help boost exports and value as European importers have been showing interest in buying Nepali coffee, traders said. Furthermore, the move is expected to help improve the quality of the products traded in the EU. Shyam …