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Italian Ambassador tips Uganda on coffee exports

Cultural and culinary week starts today to Nov.26 Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Massimiliano Mazzanti, the Italian Ambassador to Uganda has said Ugandan coffee could fetch local farmers and the government more earnings if mechanisms are put in place to stop neighbouring countries from buying and rebranding it as their …

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Black twig borer destroys coffee plantations in Busia

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Coffee black twig borer has invaded coffee plantations in Busia district leaving farmers counting losses. The borer attacks the twigs rendering the plant incapable of bearing coffee beans. When a twig borer attacks a coffee plant, it creates holes in it and causes a …

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New coffee act splits stakeholders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Coffee Act 2021, gazetted on Monday this week, has sparked a huge debate, with many questioning several provisions in it. The new law repeals and replaces the 29-year old Uganda Coffee Development Authority Act, Cap. 325, and is meant to respond to …

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Uganda coffee exports hit 30-year record

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda exported a record 6.08 million coffee bags in the financial year 2020-2021, the highest total for 12 months in 30 years. Exports for FY20/21 were also worth $559m compared to 5.11m bags worth $496m in FY19/20. The figures were boosted by June’s 618,388 bags worth US$ 58.56m, …

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Coffee or not?

Heart symptoms may influence your response | THE INDEPENDENT | The unmistakable taste and smell of coffee — not to mention its ability to perk people up in the morning — have made it one of the world’s most popular beverages. Better still, observational studies indicate that coffee may protect …

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Annual coffee export volumes jump 22%

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s coffee export volumes surged by 22% in 2020 compared to the previous year. The growth has been revealed in the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) monthly report of December 2020. The figures for 2020 indicates that exports for calendar year January 2020 to December …

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Uganda beats India to Italian coffee market

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda has displaced India as the number one Coffee supplier on the Italian market. India is the seventh world leading Coffee producer with 348,000 metric tonnes per year, while Uganda follows in eighth position with 288,000 metric tonnes produced per year. But Uganda has the …

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