A sustained growth in the production of coffee from Honduras during the past four decades is attributed to the outstanding job of the IHCAFE – Instituto Hondureño del Café (or Honduran Institute of Coffee). The combination of a record crop, and unusually high international coffee prices generated employment.
Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea, an Ohio coffee roaster and coffee franchise alternative, announced the successful conclusion of its Indiegogo campaign, which achieved the goal of raising $4,800 to improve education for children in the remote coffee-farming community of El Socorro de la Penita, Honduras. “We want to thank the generous coffee house customers, independent coffee […]
Honduran coffee growers battle stem rust which has reached the coffee plantations located in even the highest part of the country.
For every lempira that the coffee sector receives for the introduction of heavy equipment and other goods, it returns about 18 lempiras to the government. Asterio Reyes, President of the Honduras Coffee Institute (IHCAFE – Instituto Hondureño del Café), expressed this after presenting a report to the committee that reviews the tax breaks. The National […]
Honduras is a very compact country. “We’re 8 million, and just in (the capital) Tegucigalpa it has 1 million … It’s very populated, crowded,” Elizabeth Canales, graduate student in agricultural economics, said. The country of Honduras has approximately 43,000 square miles, which ranks at 103 in the CIA World Factbook’s global country comparison. The compact […]
Thanks to a donation by Puro Fairtrade Coffee the World Land Trust (WLT) has been able to purchase 215 acres (87 hectares) of cloud forest inside the Volcán Pacayita Reserve of western Honduras. The purchase and longterm protection of this property will halt any further fragmentation of the forest, and allow degraded areas to regenerate naturally. […]