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 …

Coffee may improve mood: study

An examination of the effects of coffee on peoples’ moods have found that it may have an overall positive effect. The review of existing research into the matter was completed by Dr Géraldine Coppin from the University of Geneva and Swiss Center for Affective Sciences and published by the industry-sponsored Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee. “Current research into this …

Myanmar coffee competition yields exciting results

The winning coffee at the Third Annual Myanmar Coffee Association (MCA) Coffee Quality Competition scored a record-breaking 89.58 points, underscoring the continuing improvement in the quality of coffees being produced in the Asian nation. The Ywangan micro-lot entered by MCA member Mandalay Coffee Group bested last year’s winner of the event by more than two points on the Specialty Coffee …

Nepal Government Awards Greenland Organic Farm

epal Government, Ministry of Agriculture with Nepal Tea & Coffee Development Board has awarded our company, Greenland Organic Farm Pvt. Ltd., producer of Himalayan Arabica Coffee  as the “Best Coffee Processor” on the auspicious occasion of 12th National Coffee Day on November 16, 2016. Hon. Gauri Shankar Chaudhary, Minister of Agricultural Development has handed over the award certificate.  Finally, our …

Govt fixes support price for coffee

Source: The Himalayan Times 16.11.2016 (http://thehimalayantimes.com/business/govt-fixes-support-price-coffee/) Nepal Tea and Coffee Development Board (NTCDB) — a specialised body of the government for the development of tea and coffee — fixed the support price for coffee today. The board has fixed the support price of the product in different stages of processing. As per the support price determined by NTCDB, farmers can …

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 …