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Reports of poor harvests lead to higher coffee prices – but also new opportunities
Reports are pointing to a disastrous coffee harvest in Brazil but rising prices are not the only outcome. The challenging harvest exposes the convoluted and unfair mechanisms of the coffee trade, and the environmental and climate challenges that the whole industry must solve together. The good news is that when challenges become so apparent, it gives us the opportunity to do something about them.
Löfbergs calls for a strong EU law to protect forests and natural ecosystems
Swedish based coffee group Löfbergs is urging the European Commission to propose an ambitious law to address EU-driven global deforestation, in a statement released today with another 40+ European companies.
New report: Cooperation strengthens Löfbergs in the sustainability field
Lower climate impact, more certified coffee and increased support for small-scale coffee farmers. The new sustainability report from Löfbergs shows that the family-owned coffee company continues to develop in the sustainability field. Löfbergs is now aiming at new goals: circular transformation with zero waste.
Swedish fika creates growth – Waynes Coffee and Löfbergs join forces
They are both a part of the Swedish fika culture. The coffee shop chain Waynes and the coffee group Löfbergs are now joining forces in a collaboration that will strengthen the two companies. As from spring of 2021, Löfbergs will be the exclusive coffee supplier to all of Waynes’s coffee shops in Europe, Middle East and Asia.
New coffee from Löfbergs for equal value
A coffee for everyone. With the new Equality Light Roast, Löfbergs takes a stand for the equal value of all people. Löfbergs donates SEK 1 for every sold package to the Rainbow Fund, which works for a world where everyone is treated the same, no matter who you are or who you love.
100% good coffee from Löfbergs
The interest for organic and sustainability labelled products has exploded over the last year. Now, it will be even easier for Swedish consumers to choose sustainable goods from the coffee shelf as well. As from September, Löfbergs delivers 100% good coffee to grocery stores.
Sodexo increased to 53 per cent Fairtrade coffee
In one year, Sodexo in Sweden has significantly increased its share of Fairtrade coffee, from 2 to 53 per cent. This has resulted in slightly more than SEK 1.5 million for coffee farmers and cooperatives. The reason behind this rise is an increased focus on sustainable business - and a change of coffee supplier.
100 % sustainable coffee to restaurants and cafés
By 2016, all coffee from Löfbergs will come from farms that are certified as sustainable. The family-owned coffee roaster is now taking a major step towards its goal. As from March 1, all coffee delivered to Swedish hotels, restaurants and cafés will be certified.
Dark roasted favourite - now also as instant coffee
In a short time, Kharisma has become a favourite among Swedish coffee lovers. The dark roasted coffee is now introduced as freeze-dried instant coffee as well. This new product will hit the stores by the end of February. It will also be available in Löfberg's web store by then.