Lúcio de Araújo Días, commercial head at Cooxupé, Brazil’s regional co-operative and its largest coffee exporter, is adamant about what is to blame for the relentless drop in prices: financial speculation. Over the last five to six years, these financial players have taken their cue from the largest producer and exporter, Brazil, and since 2017 have held record short positions, betting on a fall in prices, at a time when non-Brazilian producers are already struggling to cover their costs. … [Read more...] about The abandoned farms behind the global coffee craze
A student had to be taken to hospital following a dramatic four-car collision earlier today.One of the vehicles involved in the crash, which took place at 8.15am on Tenterden Road near Rolvenden, was a minibus used to ferry students to Homewood School.Sally Lees, the principal at Homewood School, said: “Some of our students were on a bus involved in a crash in Rolvenden this morning."There were no serious injuries, but one student has been taken to hospital to be checked over. We have been in contact with the families of the students involved and are offering support.”Ten emergency service vehicles attended the scene, with one woman being trapped in her car.She was later taken to a London hospital by the air ambulance.A spokesman for the air ambulance said: "We can confirm that we were called shortly before 8.15am today to reports of an collision involving two cars and a minibus at the junction of Tenterden Road and Rolvenden Hill, Rolvenden."Ambulance crews including our … [Read more...] about Student in hospital after four-car crash
Video PUBLISHED: 14:00 24 May 2019 Sarah Chambers Crowds descending on the Suffolk Show Picture: SAA SAA Final preparations are under way for the Suffolk Show, which is set to unveil a host of innovations for this year's event. Suffolk Show 2019 in numbers350 acre site, home to the Suffolk ShowOver 800 trade stands3,000 livestock and equine entries12 competition rings16 different activity zones – including the Farm Discovery Zone, Military Zone, Sports+ Area and Suffolk Skills Zone.Over 300 volunteer stewardsOver 80 sponsorsHundreds of free have-a-go activities Excitement is building ahead of the two-day action-packed event, which returns to Trinity Park on Wednesday, May 29, and Thursday, May 30, with attractions aimed at all ages.Before arriving at the show, visitors are encouraged to download the new Suffolk Show 2019 App to start planning their big day out. The interactive App includes useful maps, ring timetables and … [Read more...] about What’s new at this year’s Suffolk Show?
Updated 5:49 am PDT, Friday, May 24, 2019 Pro-China protesters hold pictures of Hong Kong activists Ray Wong Toi-yeung, right, and Alan Li Tung-sing during a demonstration near the German Consulate General Consulate in Hong Kong to against Germany in granting a refugee status for the Hong Kong activists, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. less Pro-China protesters hold pictures of Hong Kong activists Ray Wong Toi-yeung, right, and Alan Li Tung-sing during a demonstration near the German Consulate General Consulate in Hong Kong to against Germany in ... more Photo: Kin Cheung, AP Photo: Kin Cheung, AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Pro-China … [Read more...] about HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents
KUALA LUMPUR 24 Mei - Kementerian Pembangunan Usahawan bersedia bekerjasama dengan Kementerian Pertanian dan Industri Asas Tani bagi membantu mengatasi masalah lambakan mempelam harumanis. Menterinya, Datuk Seri Mohd. Redzuan Yusof berkata, pihaknya akan mengenal pasti inisiatif yang boleh digunakan petani dan usahawan untuk mengurangkan masalah tersebut menerusi pelbagai aspek termasuk inovasi baharu serta pemasaran. Selain itu katanya, pihak kementerian juga akan menjalinkan kerjasama dengan pihak lain termasuk usahawan di negeri Perlis untuk mengenal pasti produk yang boleh dihasilkan daripada mempelam harumanis. “Pendekatan dan cara pemasaran akan diberikan kepada golongan usahawan. Malah, kita mungkin boleh wujudkan penetapan harga untuk buah tersebut supaya harga tidak jatuh. “Di samping itu, buah berkenaan mungkin boleh dihasilkan sesuatu sebagai nilai tambah.Sebagai contoh menjadikan is sebagai buah mangga kering. Jadi buah mentah boleh dipasarkan beberapa peratus … [Read more...] about Inisiatif bantu atasi lambakan harumanis