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Coffee challenge 2011
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Coffee challenge 2011

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  • 1. How much is used?<br />About 0.2 % is used<br />99.8 % wasted<br />
  • 2. Some coffee stats<br />Coffee - 99.8% waste<br />2nd biggest crop in the world<br />123.6 million bags at 60kg<br />Only give value to the 0.2% <br />Factor 500 if we give value to it all<br />25 million coffee farms in the world in 70 countries <br />50 million rural jobs and 100,000urban jobs<br />
  • 3. The potential ….<br />16 million tons of additional food<br />
  • 4. Coffee plants require a tropical environment to thrive; they need warm weather and a moist climate with an annual rainfall of at least 59 inches<br />Coffee can be grown in the sun or the shade<br />Shade coffee promotes bio-diversity – but lower yields<br />
  • 5. From plant to cup<br />Harvesting can be selective or strip<br />Over-ripe and green beans separated using water and pulping machine<br />Ripe beans are dried<br />Dried beans are roasted<br />Roasted beans are ground<br />Ground beans are used for cup of coffee<br />Transport?<br />
  • 6. What are the systems behind a good cup of coffee?<br />
  • 7. Agriculture workers in the coffee industry often toil in what has been described as &quot;sweatshops in the fields.&quot;<br />Many small coffee farmers receive prices for their coffee that are less than what the costs are to produce.<br />
  • 8. Fair trade coffee<br />To become Fair Trade certified, an importer must meet strict international criteria which includes:<br />Paying a minimum price per pound of $1.26<br />Providing much needed credit to farmers<br />Providing technical assistance such as help transitioning to organic farming.<br />
  • 9. Uses of coffee ‘waste’?<br />Coffee pulp can be used for low grade fertiliser <br />Pulp can also be used as substrate for growing mushrooms<br />Used substrate can be fed to animals<br />And animals produce high grade fertiliser<br />Not to mention 16 million tons of extra food<br />
  • 10. Bring on the goats!<br />
  • 11. A walk around the grounds?<br />Coffee grounds could become a cheap and environmentally friendly source of biodiesel and fuel pellets<br />Spent coffee grounds contain 11–20 per cent oil, depending on their type. <br />Compare with rapeseed oil (37–50 per cent), palm oil (20 per cent), and soybean oil (20 per cent)<br />
  • 12. The challenge?<br />

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